Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 746 625
Rank change year-on-year +13 -121 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 142 150 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 96 159
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -2.35% +2.41% +14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
UK median hourly rate - £22.84 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.34% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 19 November 2017.

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 13 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 19 November 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
England +18 135 £439 -2.50% 19
UK excluding London +16 80 £415 -2.35% 12
London -28 59 £475 -1.04% 7
South East +19 42 £425 -3.41% 8
Midlands +22 16 £425 +3.03% 1
West Midlands +29 15 £425 +4.62% 1
South West +12 8 £415 +3.75% 1
East of England -13 6 £375 -21.05%
Scotland -10 4 £325 -7.14%
North of England +44 3 £375 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire +16 2 £400 -5.88% 1
North West +16 1 £350 -20.00%
Wales - 1 £310 -

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 featuring Network Manager in the job title.

1 54 (38.03%) Project Management
1 54 (38.03%) LAN
2 40 (28.17%) WAN
3 37 (26.06%) Cisco
4 36 (25.35%) PRINCE2
4 36 (25.35%) Telecoms
5 34 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (17.61%) Firewall
7 21 (14.79%) ITIL
8 20 (14.08%) Service Management
8 20 (14.08%) Finance
9 19 (13.38%) Data Centre
10 18 (12.68%) Network Security
11 17 (11.97%) Supplier Management
11 17 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (11.97%) PMP
12 16 (11.27%) Service Delivery
13 13 (9.15%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (9.15%) MPLS
13 13 (9.15%) WLAN
14 11 (7.75%) Wireless
14 11 (7.75%) Windows
15 10 (7.04%) SLA
15 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
15 10 (7.04%) IPv6
15 10 (7.04%) BGP
15 10 (7.04%) PMI Certification
15 10 (7.04%) CheckPoint
15 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.04%) Network 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 54 (38.03%) LAN
2 40 (28.17%) WAN
3 25 (17.61%) Firewall
4 18 (12.68%) Network Security
5 13 (9.15%) MPLS
5 13 (9.15%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (9.15%) WLAN
6 11 (7.75%) Wireless
7 10 (7.04%) BGP
7 10 (7.04%) IPv6
8 9 (6.34%) HSRP
8 9 (6.34%) OSPF
8 9 (6.34%) SNMP
9 8 (5.63%) EIGRP
9 8 (5.63%) NGN
9 8 (5.63%) Spanning Tree
9 8 (5.63%) TACACS
9 8 (5.63%) VRRP
10 7 (4.93%) 4G
11 5 (3.52%) 3G
General
1 36 (25.35%) Telecoms
2 20 (14.08%) Finance
3 9 (6.34%) Law
3 9 (6.34%) Retail
4 4 (2.82%) Automotive
4 4 (2.82%) Banking
4 4 (2.82%) Legal
5 3 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.04%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.41%) BYOD
4 2 (1.41%) CMDB
4 2 (1.41%) Fintech
4 2 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.70%) CCTV
5 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.70%) EPoS
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) PKI
5 1 (0.70%) PMI
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
5 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.70%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.75%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Unix
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.70%) Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.03%) Project Management
2 36 (25.35%) PRINCE2
3 34 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (14.79%) ITIL
5 20 (14.08%) Service Management
6 17 (11.97%) Supplier Management
7 16 (11.27%) Service Delivery
8 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.04%) Network Management
9 9 (6.34%) Information Security
9 9 (6.34%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (6.34%) Network Architecture
9 9 (6.34%) Supply Chain Management
10 8 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.63%) Low Latency
10 8 (5.63%) Practice Management
10 8 (5.63%) Regulatory Compliance
11 7 (4.93%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (4.93%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.23%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.70%) C
1 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (11.97%) PMP
2 10 (7.04%) PMI Certification
3 9 (6.34%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.23%) CCNA
4 6 (4.23%) CCNP
4 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.82%) CISSP
7 3 (2.11%) Degree
7 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.41%) APMP
8 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) CCIE
9 1 (0.70%) ISEB
9 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) PMO
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
2 7 (4.93%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) GxP
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (26.06%) Cisco
2 10 (7.04%) CheckPoint
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.63%) HP
3 8 (5.63%) Riverbed
3 8 (5.63%) SAP
3 8 (5.63%) SolarWinds
4 5 (3.52%) ArcSight
5 4 (2.82%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.11%) Avaya
6 3 (2.11%) BT
6 3 (2.11%) EMC
6 3 (2.11%) VMware
7 2 (1.41%) CA
7 2 (1.41%) F5
7 2 (1.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.41%) Juniper
7 2 (1.41%) Meraki
7 2 (1.41%) SevOne
7 2 (1.41%) Symantec