Period
to 22 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 725 773 733
Rank change year-on-year +48 -40 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 115 128 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 79 87
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £330 £354 £300
90th Percentile £563 £635 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £455 £415
% change year-on-year -5.22% +9.64% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £29.43 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.43 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 84,712 96,852 91,118
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 94.85% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,596 63,397 59,173
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,887 3,140 2,794
UK median hourly rate £19.81 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.03% -3.74% -1.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% -5.26%

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Manager in the UK

Network Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Manager in the UK

Network Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Manager over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Manager in the UK

Network Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Manager in the UK

Network Manager
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
England +53 111 £438 -12.50% 37
UK excluding London +69 75 £431 -5.22% 28
London +40 39 £475 -13.64% 9
South East +25 30 £413 -13.16% 6
North of England +41 19 £450 +20.00% 10
East of England +30 16 £431 -5.22% 4
Yorkshire +33 12 £450 +20.00% 2
Midlands +26 7 £450 - 4
East Midlands +33 6 £450 - 1
North West - 6 £450 - 7
Scotland +28 2 £450 -21.74%
South West -27 2 £400 -25.58% 4
West Midlands +22 1 £475 +5.56% 3
Wales +12 1 £725 +126.56%
North East - 1 £190 - 1

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, Network Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Network Manager in the job title.

1 48 (41.74%) Project Management
2 35 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 31 (26.96%) PRINCE2
4 30 (26.09%) Cisco
5 28 (24.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (20.87%) WAN
6 24 (20.87%) Data Centre
7 22 (19.13%) LAN
8 19 (16.52%) PMI Certification
9 18 (15.65%) Project Delivery
10 17 (14.78%) Migration
10 17 (14.78%) Change Management
11 16 (13.91%) Firewall
11 16 (13.91%) Finance
11 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (13.04%) ITIL
13 14 (12.17%) PMI
13 14 (12.17%) Risk Management
14 12 (10.43%) Network Security
15 11 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (8.70%) CheckPoint
16 10 (8.70%) MPLS
16 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
16 10 (8.70%) Programme Management
17 9 (7.83%) Change Control
18 8 (6.96%) Critical Success Factor
18 8 (6.96%) 2G
18 8 (6.96%) Public Sector
19 7 (6.09%) Service Delivery
19 7 (6.09%) Service Management

Network Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Azure
2 4 (3.48%) AWS
2 4 (3.48%) PaaS
3 3 (2.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Office 365
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.87%) WAN
2 22 (19.13%) LAN
3 16 (13.91%) Firewall
4 12 (10.43%) Network Security
5 10 (8.70%) MPLS
6 8 (6.96%) 2G
7 7 (6.09%) Wireless
8 6 (5.22%) 3G
8 6 (5.22%) 4G
8 6 (5.22%) BGP
8 6 (5.22%) Ethernet
8 6 (5.22%) VoIP
8 6 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (5.22%) WLAN
9 5 (4.35%) 5G
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (4.35%) DNS
9 5 (4.35%) OSPF
9 5 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.74%) MS Access
General
1 35 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.91%) Finance
3 8 (6.96%) Public Sector
4 7 (6.09%) Banking
4 7 (6.09%) Retail
5 5 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.61%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.74%) Billing
7 2 (1.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) French Language
8 1 (0.87%) German Language
8 1 (0.87%) Law
8 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.87%) Police
8 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.17%) PMI
3 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.74%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.87%) FMCG
6 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.87%) Life Science
6 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.74%) Windows
1 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.87%) Linux
2 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) Project Management
2 31 (26.96%) PRINCE2
3 28 (24.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.65%) Project Delivery
5 17 (14.78%) Change Management
5 17 (14.78%) Migration
6 15 (13.04%) ITIL
7 14 (12.17%) Risk Management
8 10 (8.70%) Programme Management
9 9 (7.83%) Change Control
10 8 (6.96%) Critical Success Factor
11 7 (6.09%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.09%) Service Management
12 6 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (5.22%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (5.22%) Line Management
12 6 (5.22%) Project Planning
13 5 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (3.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.87%) C
1 1 (0.87%) Lingo
1 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) PMI Certification
2 16 (13.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.09%) CCNA
4 7 (6.09%) PMP
5 6 (5.22%) Degree
5 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.35%) CCNP
6 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.87%) APMP
9 1 (0.87%) CCIP
9 1 (0.87%) CCSA
9 1 (0.87%) CCSE
9 1 (0.87%) CWDP
9 1 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.87%) NIST
3 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.87%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Cisco
2 10 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 7 (6.09%) F5
3 7 (6.09%) Juniper
3 7 (6.09%) Palo Alto
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.61%) Citrix
5 3 (2.61%) Dell
5 3 (2.61%) EMC
5 3 (2.61%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.61%) Sophos
6 2 (1.74%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.74%) Empirix
6 2 (1.74%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.74%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.74%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) Huawei
6 2 (1.74%) Tableau
7 1 (0.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.87%) VMware