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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 136 138
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 9 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Median daily rate £320 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £292 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £368 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.05 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -22.38% +23.07%  

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 2208 2374 2566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.42% 79.45% 79.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1565 1661
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 139 96
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.14% +16.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £23.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Network Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 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
Bristol +4 4 £348 -4.79%
Gloucestershire - 4 £113 -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 - 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) SLA
2 11 (47.83%) Apple
2 11 (47.83%) DBS Check
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 10 (43.48%) Wireless
4 9 (39.13%) Time Management
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
7 6 (26.09%) MPLS
7 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) DHCP
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 6 (26.09%) WAN
8 5 (21.74%) IBM
8 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
8 5 (21.74%) Internet
8 5 (21.74%) CA
8 5 (21.74%) Nokia

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Wireless
2 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) DHCP
4 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
4 6 (26.09%) MPLS
4 6 (26.09%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (21.74%) FWSM
5 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
5 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
6 4 (17.39%) BGP
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
6 4 (17.39%) OSPF
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (26.09%) Customer Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Customer Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Network Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Customer Support Technician
7 2 (8.70%) IT Trainer
7 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Trainer
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
4 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
2 9 (39.13%) Time Management
3 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design
7 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) People Management
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) DBS Check
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Apple
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) CA
4 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 5 (21.74%) IronPort
4 5 (21.74%) Nokia
4 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Juniper
7 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) Nortel