The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 245 230
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 25 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 22
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £331 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £616 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -0.58% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7657 9293 9409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.96% 95.58% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4350 5686 5148
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 374 457
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -10.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.30 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Network Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 6 £475 -
Hampshire +1 5 £325 -27.77%
Berkshire +18 4 - - 1
West Sussex +10 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £400 -
Surrey +9 2 £415 +33.87% 1
Kent - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
Network Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 20 (41.67%) Project Management
1 20 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 19 (39.58%) PRINCE2
3 16 (33.33%) ITIL
4 13 (27.08%) ITIL V3
5 11 (22.92%) LAN
5 11 (22.92%) WAN
6 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
7 9 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (18.75%) VoLTE
8 8 (16.67%) LTE
8 8 (16.67%) Cisco
8 8 (16.67%) Ericsson
8 8 (16.67%) Remedy
9 7 (14.58%) Migration
9 7 (14.58%) PMP
10 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
10 6 (12.50%) PMI Certification
10 6 (12.50%) SLA
10 6 (12.50%) Service Management
11 5 (10.42%) MPLS
11 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
12 4 (8.33%) IT Strategy
12 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (8.33%) Network Security
12 4 (8.33%) Degree
12 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
12 4 (8.33%) Back Office

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:

Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) IaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) LAN
1 11 (22.92%) WAN
2 9 (18.75%) VoLTE
2 9 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (16.67%) LTE
4 5 (10.42%) MPLS
5 4 (8.33%) Firewall
5 4 (8.33%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) 3G
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) Wireless
General
1 20 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Back Office
2 4 (8.33%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) CMDB
4 2 (4.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) BYOD
5 1 (2.08%) iSeries
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Project Management
2 19 (39.58%) PRINCE2
3 16 (33.33%) ITIL
4 13 (27.08%) ITIL V3
5 7 (14.58%) Migration
6 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 6 (12.50%) Service Management
7 4 (8.33%) IT Strategy
8 3 (6.25%) ITSM
8 3 (6.25%) Service Design
9 2 (4.17%) Application Rationalisation
9 2 (4.17%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (4.17%) Network Design
9 2 (4.17%) Planning and Forecasting
9 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) PMP
2 6 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) CCNP
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) APMP
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) PMO
3 2 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) XenApp
1 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco
2 8 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 8 (16.67%) Remedy
3 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.25%) F5
4 3 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.17%) Juniper
5 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.08%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.08%) BT
6 1 (2.08%) Cadence
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.08%) VMware