Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 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 West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 173 189
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Management 15 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.48% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 13
South West median daily rate £300 £353 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% -0.70% -
10th Percentile £125 £105 £160
90th Percentile £460 £450 £385
England median daily rate £413 £353 £375
% change year-on-year +17.02% -6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -62.35% +25.00% +47.83%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,090 4,339 4,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.85% 83.04% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,457 2,804 3,154
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £269 £247 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 205 248
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +22.93%
10th Percentile £11.40 £14.13 £14.39
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.33
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 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
Bristol -4 6 £225 -39.19% 3
Wiltshire +6 4 £425 +20.57%
Dorset -3 4 £313 -30.56% 2
Gloucestershire -1 1 £550 +388.89% 3
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 West region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Splunk
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) SSH
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) Benchmarking
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) SNMP
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) SLA
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) Sendmail
5 2 (13.33%) Proofpoint
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS

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 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) SSH
3 3 (20.00%) SNMP
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DKIM
4 2 (13.33%) DMARC
4 2 (13.33%) FTP
4 2 (13.33%) HTTP
4 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) SMTP
4 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Management Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Site Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Benchmarking
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCDP
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 2 (13.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) Netcool
3 1 (6.67%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) Endace
3 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Aruba
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Micro Focus
4 2 (13.33%) Proofpoint
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) NetScout
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) VMware