Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Network Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Management over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Management
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 307 304
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 -23
Contract jobs citing Network Management 56 55 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.43% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 55
South East median daily rate £310 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.48% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £148 £165 £275
90th Percentile £500 £488 £575
England median daily rate £350 £363 £400
% change year-on-year -3.45% -9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.03% -29.92%
England median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £23.97
% change year-on-year -66.00% +108.59% -34.33%

Network Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,022 12,723 14,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.19% 81.94% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,424 7,539 8,816
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £570 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 517 612
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.40 £50.00 £52.73
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Network Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the South East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -2 36 £300 -17.24% 9
Berkshire +6 33 £331 +6.85% 5
Hampshire -5 16 £300 -34.07% 8
Surrey -30 3 £404 +20.60% 4
Oxfordshire -15 2 £151 -62.38% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 44 (78.57%) Cisco
2 41 (73.21%) Firewall
3 38 (67.86%) Security Cleared
4 29 (51.79%) SC Cleared
5 27 (48.21%) SolarWinds
6 26 (46.43%) CCNP
6 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (41.07%) Cisco ISE
8 22 (39.29%) SCOM
9 21 (37.50%) DV Cleared
10 13 (23.21%) Juniper
11 12 (21.43%) WAN
11 12 (21.43%) SCCM
12 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (19.64%) LAN
12 11 (19.64%) SQL
12 11 (19.64%) VMware
13 10 (17.86%) CCIE
13 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
13 10 (17.86%) OSPF
13 10 (17.86%) BGP
14 9 (16.07%) DHCP
14 9 (16.07%) VPN
14 9 (16.07%) DNS
14 9 (16.07%) Brocade
14 9 (16.07%) VLAN
14 9 (16.07%) VMware NSX
15 8 (14.29%) SCSM
15 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
15 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) IaaS
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Office 365
5 1 (1.79%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (73.21%) Firewall
2 23 (41.07%) Cisco ISE
3 12 (21.43%) WAN
4 11 (19.64%) LAN
5 10 (17.86%) BGP
5 10 (17.86%) OSPF
6 9 (16.07%) DHCP
6 9 (16.07%) DNS
6 9 (16.07%) VLAN
6 9 (16.07%) VPN
7 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (12.50%) SNMP
8 7 (12.50%) Wireless
9 6 (10.71%) DAB
9 6 (10.71%) Network Security
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.36%) DWDM
10 3 (5.36%) IPsec
10 3 (5.36%) OpenScape
11 2 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) Architect
3 14 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Network Support
5 6 (10.71%) Network Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Customer Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Database Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Information Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Network Security Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Solaris
3 2 (3.57%) SUSE
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Migration
2 6 (10.71%) DevOps
2 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.14%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) Change Management
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (5.36%) Escalation Management
5 3 (5.36%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (5.36%) People Management
5 3 (5.36%) Runbook
6 2 (3.57%) API Integration
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.57%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 29 (51.79%) SC Cleared
3 26 (46.43%) CCNP
3 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 10 (17.86%) CCIE
6 8 (14.29%) CCDP
6 8 (14.29%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.36%) CCIE Service Provider
7 3 (5.36%) CCSP
7 3 (5.36%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.79%) CCNA
8 1 (1.79%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.07%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.57%) Docker
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) vCloud
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (39.29%) SCOM
2 12 (21.43%) SCCM
3 8 (14.29%) SCSM
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (5.36%) OpenView
5 2 (3.57%) Ansible
5 2 (3.57%) CFEngine
5 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (3.57%) Unicenter
5 2 (3.57%) vRealize
5 2 (3.57%) WMI
6 1 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 44 (78.57%) Cisco
2 27 (48.21%) SolarWinds
3 13 (23.21%) Juniper
4 11 (19.64%) VMware
5 9 (16.07%) Brocade
6 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.71%) HP
6 6 (10.71%) Palo Alto
7 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.36%) Meraki
9 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.57%) CA
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) EMC
9 2 (3.57%) F5
9 2 (3.57%) Foundry
9 2 (3.57%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.57%) Nimsoft
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.57%) Sun