Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 July 2017 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 West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 190 198
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Management 29 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.46% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 5
South West median daily rate £353 £355 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.70% -1.39% +7.87%
10th Percentile £108 £160 £246
90th Percentile £450 £385 £386
England median daily rate £359 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.31% +14.29% -0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £42.46
England median hourly rate £24.93 £28.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.96% +21.74% -30.68%

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4524 4791 5024
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.62% 79.57% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2907 3167 3304
South West median daily rate £397 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.87% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £250 £252 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 240 218
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.05 £50.73
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.41%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in the South West

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in the South West

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the South West over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Management in the South West

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in the South West

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Wiltshire +17 11 £353 +0.71%
Bristol +3 7 £370 +2.78%
Gloucestershire - 5 £113 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £335 -
Dorset +12 2 £450 +63.64%
Devon - 1 - -
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) MPLS
3 14 (48.28%) Juniper
3 14 (48.28%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) VPN
4 12 (41.38%) Wireless
4 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (34.48%) HP
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
5 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
6 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (27.59%) IronPort
7 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (24.14%) Unified Communications
8 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
8 7 (24.14%) IP Telephony
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (24.14%) EMC
8 7 (24.14%) IBM
8 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
8 7 (24.14%) CA
9 6 (20.69%) BGP
9 6 (20.69%) ITIL
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (20.69%) Blue Coat
9 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) MPLS
2 14 (48.28%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) VPN
3 12 (41.38%) Wireless
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (34.48%) LAN
5 9 (31.03%) WAN
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
6 7 (24.14%) IP Telephony
6 7 (24.14%) Unified Communications
7 6 (20.69%) BGP
8 5 (17.24%) DNS
8 5 (17.24%) FWSM
9 4 (13.79%) Internet
9 4 (13.79%) OSPF
10 3 (10.34%) DHCP
10 3 (10.34%) PPP
10 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
2 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Network Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) People Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) DBS Check
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) CCNP
6 2 (6.90%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.45%) APMP
7 1 (3.45%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.90%) Netcool
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
3 10 (34.48%) HP
4 8 (27.59%) IronPort
5 7 (24.14%) CA
5 7 (24.14%) EMC
5 7 (24.14%) IBM
5 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
6 6 (20.69%) Blue Coat
6 6 (20.69%) SevOne
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Nokia
8 4 (13.79%) Apple
9 3 (10.34%) Citrix
9 3 (10.34%) F5
9 3 (10.34%) Forcepoint
9 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
9 3 (10.34%) VMware
10 1 (3.45%) Atlassian