Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 776 734 740
Rank change year-on-year -42 +6 -105
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 108 133 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 82 99
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £302
90th Percentile £610 £575 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £22.84
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 97,688 94,343 101,051
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.91% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,226 61,914 65,863
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,139 2,819 3,291
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +2.33% +1.58%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.68
% change year-on-year -2.78% +1.84% +1.00%

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 18 October 2018.

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 14 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 18 October 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
England -22 106 £475 +11.76% 41
UK excluding London -43 57 £450 +8.43% 29
London -16 50 £500 +5.26% 14
South East -30 20 £394 -7.35% 10
Midlands -17 12 £450 +9.09% 4
North of England -23 11 £488 +44.44% 8
West Midlands -21 10 £450 +9.09% 1
East of England -3 9 £425 -10.53% 3
Yorkshire -14 5 £525 - 1
North East +1 4 £488 +50.00%
South West -19 4 £488 +17.47% 2
North West -19 2 £480 +37.14% 7
Scotland -19 1 £550 +69.23% 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 3

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 28 (25.93%) WAN
1 28 (25.93%) Cisco
2 25 (23.15%) Project Management
3 24 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (21.30%) Migration
4 23 (21.30%) LAN
5 20 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 20 (18.52%) Firewall
5 20 (18.52%) Data Centre
6 18 (16.67%) Finance
7 16 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (12.96%) Windows
8 14 (12.96%) ITIL
8 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
9 13 (12.04%) Service Delivery
9 13 (12.04%) Telecoms
9 13 (12.04%) Network Security
10 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 12 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (11.11%) DNS
11 10 (9.26%) Office 365
11 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (8.33%) Linux
12 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
13 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
13 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (7.41%) MPLS
13 8 (7.41%) Wireless

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 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.85%) ScheduALL
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Office 365
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.93%) WAN
2 23 (21.30%) LAN
3 20 (18.52%) Firewall
4 16 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (12.04%) Network Security
6 12 (11.11%) DNS
7 8 (7.41%) MPLS
7 8 (7.41%) Wireless
8 7 (6.48%) Internet
9 6 (5.56%) DHCP
10 4 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (3.70%) VoIP
10 4 (3.70%) VPN
11 3 (2.78%) Broadband
11 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (2.78%) DWDM
11 3 (2.78%) SSL
12 2 (1.85%) 4G
12 2 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.56%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Back Office
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.78%) User Experience
4 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.85%) Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.85%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.85%) PKI
5 2 (1.85%) PMI
5 2 (1.85%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 9 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (4.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.70%) Unix
5 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.85%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.15%) Project Management
2 24 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (21.30%) Migration
4 20 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 14 (12.96%) ITIL
6 13 (12.04%) Service Delivery
7 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.56%) Service Management
9 5 (4.63%) Change Management
9 5 (4.63%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (4.63%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.63%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.63%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.70%) Coaching
10 4 (3.70%) Contract Management
10 4 (3.70%) Programme Delivery
10 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery Management
10 4 (3.70%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.85%) SQL
2 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (5.56%) CCNA
4 6 (5.56%) CCNP
5 5 (4.63%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.70%) PMP
7 2 (1.85%) Degree
7 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) MCSE
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.93%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (4.63%) GDPR
3 2 (1.85%) FISMA
3 2 (1.85%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.85%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Cisco
2 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) AlienVault
3 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
3 4 (3.70%) VMware
4 3 (2.78%) Juniper
4 3 (2.78%) Sophos
5 2 (1.85%) Avaya
5 2 (1.85%) HP
5 2 (1.85%) Meraki
5 2 (1.85%) Mitel
5 2 (1.85%) ProCurve
5 2 (1.85%) SAP
5 2 (1.85%) Tektronix
6 1 (0.93%) ESET
6 1 (0.93%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) QNAP
6 1 (0.93%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (0.93%) Synology