Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 297 299
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -20
Contract jobs citing Network Management 71 55 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 51
South East median daily rate £366 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.31% +12.67% -
10th Percentile £298 £209 £313
90th Percentile £500 £488 £575
England median daily rate £408 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +5.16% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +6.15% +1.53%
10th Percentile £37.65 £42.38 £28.15
90th Percentile £44.15 £53.50 £50.08
England median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -64.71% +63.46% +13.04%

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 14,242 12,759 14,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.57% 83.28% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,403 7,407 9,174
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 498 564
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.62 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.88 £52.68
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Hampshire -6 33 £360 -20.00% 4
Berkshire +7 30 £385 +14.93% 5
Thames Valley -2 30 £385 +17.56% 8
Surrey -24 5 £333 +0.57% 4
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 - -
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 48 (67.61%) Cisco
1 48 (67.61%) Security Cleared
2 43 (60.56%) Firewall
3 37 (52.11%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (50.70%) SC Cleared
5 35 (49.30%) CCNP
6 27 (38.03%) SolarWinds
7 26 (36.62%) DV Cleared
8 22 (30.99%) WAN
8 22 (30.99%) SCOM
9 21 (29.58%) LAN
10 20 (28.17%) Cisco ISE
11 17 (23.94%) Wireless
12 16 (22.54%) VMware
12 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (21.13%) SNMP
14 14 (19.72%) Juniper
14 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (18.31%) Brocade
15 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
15 13 (18.31%) BGP
15 13 (18.31%) OSPF
15 13 (18.31%) VPN
15 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
15 13 (18.31%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (16.90%) VLAN
16 12 (16.90%) VMware NSX
16 12 (16.90%) DNS
16 12 (16.90%) DHCP
16 12 (16.90%) CCDP

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 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (60.56%) Firewall
2 22 (30.99%) WAN
3 21 (29.58%) LAN
4 20 (28.17%) Cisco ISE
5 17 (23.94%) Wireless
6 15 (21.13%) SNMP
7 13 (18.31%) BGP
7 13 (18.31%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (18.31%) OSPF
7 13 (18.31%) VPN
8 12 (16.90%) DHCP
8 12 (16.90%) DNS
8 12 (16.90%) VLAN
9 10 (14.08%) DAB
10 5 (7.04%) WLAN
11 4 (5.63%) MPLS
11 4 (5.63%) Network Security
12 3 (4.23%) DWDM
12 3 (4.23%) OpenScape
13 2 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Subversion
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.63%) JMeter
2 4 (5.63%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.23%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.23%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (4.23%) Selenium
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) NetBeans
4 2 (2.82%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Network Engineer
2 22 (30.99%) Architect
3 16 (22.54%) Network Architect
4 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Network Systems Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Network Support
8 3 (4.23%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) OSS Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Telecoms Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) JSON
2 1 (1.41%) REST
2 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Unix
3 7 (9.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.49%) Migration
3 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (12.68%) Due Diligence
4 9 (12.68%) ITIL
5 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
5 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.45%) DevOps
6 6 (8.45%) Release Management
7 5 (7.04%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.63%) Defect Management
8 4 (5.63%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Service Management
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.63%) System Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.63%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) Java
2 9 (12.68%) C#
3 7 (9.86%) Perl
4 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.45%) Python
5 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.63%) C
6 2 (2.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (67.61%) Security Cleared
2 37 (52.11%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (50.70%) SC Cleared
4 35 (49.30%) CCNP
5 26 (36.62%) DV Cleared
6 12 (16.90%) CCDP
6 12 (16.90%) JNCIS
7 11 (15.49%) CCIE
8 9 (12.68%) Degree
9 4 (5.63%) CCNA
10 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.41%) CCIE Service Provider
11 1 (1.41%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (1.41%) CCSA
11 1 (1.41%) CCSE
11 1 (1.41%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) GDPR
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.90%) VMware NSX
4 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) SCOM
2 6 (8.45%) SCCM
3 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (5.63%) Perfmon
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (4.23%) OpenView
6 2 (2.82%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.82%) SCSM
6 2 (2.82%) WMI
7 1 (1.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 48 (67.61%) Cisco
2 27 (38.03%) SolarWinds
3 16 (22.54%) VMware
4 14 (19.72%) Juniper
5 13 (18.31%) Brocade
6 4 (5.63%) HP
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.23%) BMC
7 3 (4.23%) Capita
7 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.23%) ComArch
7 3 (4.23%) Infovista
7 3 (4.23%) Meraki
8 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.41%) Aruba
9 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.41%) F5
9 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.41%) Remedy