Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 315 327
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 40 35 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 45
South East median daily rate £469 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.14% +19.66%
10th Percentile £320 £323 £320
90th Percentile £550 £669 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £22.84 £33.75
% change year-on-year - -32.34% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,428 14,176 17,347
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 93.75% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,221 8,375 10,242
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 735 896
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% +21.88%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Network Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Manager in the South East

Network Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Manager in the South East

Network Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Manager in the South East

Network Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Manager in the South East

Network Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 January 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 -30 15 £475 +11.11% 2
Berkshire -24 11 £470 +9.94% 1
Hampshire +11 10 £423 -3.26% 2
West Sussex -3 9 £375 -25.00% 1
Surrey -23 5 £550 - 2
Buckinghamshire -27 4 £475 -36.67%
Middlesex - 1 £550 -
Network Manager
England

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Network Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Network Manager in the job title.

1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
1 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 12 (30.00%) LAN
4 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
5 10 (25.00%) WAN
6 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 8 (20.00%) QA
7 8 (20.00%) PMO
8 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
8 7 (17.50%) PMP
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco
9 5 (12.50%) Network Security
9 5 (12.50%) Service Management
9 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 5 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Wireless
10 4 (10.00%) MPLS
10 4 (10.00%) VPN
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (10.00%) Retail
11 3 (7.50%) Marketing
11 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.50%) ArcSight
11 3 (7.50%) SIEM
11 3 (7.50%) Microsoft

Network Manager Skill Set
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 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) LAN
3 10 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (12.50%) Network Security
5 4 (10.00%) MPLS
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
5 4 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.50%) 4G
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
7 1 (2.50%) DNS
7 1 (2.50%) IPsec
7 1 (2.50%) IPv6
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MS Access
General
1 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) German Language
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) BYOD
3 1 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Content Development
6 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.50%) IT Strategy
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.50%) SIEM
7 2 (5.00%) Coaching
7 2 (5.00%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (17.50%) PMP
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CISSP
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) APMP
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) PMO
1 8 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) GxP
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco
2 3 (7.50%) ArcSight
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Avaya
3 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.00%) BT
3 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.00%) Meraki
3 2 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.50%) Capita
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) DocuSign
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Huawei
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) SAP