Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 758 729
Rank change year-on-year -20 -29 -90
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 104 141 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 87 103
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £352 £317 £313
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £425
% change year-on-year +8.76% -2.65% -
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 99,545 97,274 97,328
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.93% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,895 64,435 63,507
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,076 2,850 3,288
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.35% +1.37% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -61 102 £475 +7.95% 27
UK excluding London -45 54 £450 +8.76% 15
London -5 49 £500 +5.26% 12
North of England -2 16 £525 +40.00% 4
South East -48 15 £431 +1.47% 1
Midlands -8 11 £430 +1.18% 6
West Midlands -17 9 £430 +1.18% 3
East of England -8 7 £425 +13.33% 3
North West -7 6 £503 +43.57% 1
Yorkshire -7 6 £525 +31.25% 2
South West -32 4 £488 +27.87% 1
North East - 4 £488 - 1
Scotland -21 1 £550 +54.39%
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 3

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 33 (31.73%) Cisco
2 27 (25.96%) Project Management
3 24 (23.08%) Migration
4 23 (22.12%) LAN
4 23 (22.12%) WAN
5 21 (20.19%) Finance
6 19 (18.27%) PRINCE2
7 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (16.35%) Firewall
9 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
10 13 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
11 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 12 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 10 (9.62%) MPLS
12 10 (9.62%) DNS
12 10 (9.62%) Windows
12 10 (9.62%) Network Security
12 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
12 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
13 9 (8.65%) Office 365
13 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (7.69%) Wireless
14 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
15 7 (6.73%) Supplier Management
15 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) IIS
2 3 (2.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) ScheduALL
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Office 365
2 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.96%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) LAN
1 23 (22.12%) WAN
2 17 (16.35%) Firewall
3 13 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (9.62%) DNS
4 10 (9.62%) MPLS
4 10 (9.62%) Network Security
5 8 (7.69%) Wireless
6 7 (6.73%) DHCP
7 5 (4.81%) Internet
7 5 (4.81%) VoIP
8 4 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.88%) Broadband
9 3 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.88%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (2.88%) DWDM
9 3 (2.88%) SDH
9 3 (2.88%) Skype
9 3 (2.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.77%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) Web Services
2 3 (2.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.88%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (2.88%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) PKI
4 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Smart Home
4 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) PMI
5 1 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Linux
3 5 (4.81%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.92%) Solaris
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) Project Management
2 24 (23.08%) Migration
3 19 (18.27%) PRINCE2
4 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.73%) Supplier Management
8 6 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (5.77%) ITIL
8 6 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.77%) Network Segmentation
9 5 (4.81%) Change Management
9 5 (4.81%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.81%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.81%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.85%) Coaching
10 4 (3.85%) Service Management
10 4 (3.85%) Storage Management
11 3 (2.88%) Escalation Management
11 3 (2.88%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.96%) C
1 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.81%) CCNA
4 5 (4.81%) CCNP
5 4 (3.85%) Degree
5 4 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.88%) PMP
6 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.92%) CISSP
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.92%) SANS
8 1 (0.96%) CISM
8 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.96%) MCSE
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.96%) VCP6
8 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) GDPR
1 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.88%) FISMA
2 3 (2.88%) HIPAA
2 3 (2.88%) PMO
2 3 (2.88%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.92%) SCCM
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Cisco
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.85%) AlienVault
3 4 (3.85%) Aruba
3 4 (3.85%) VMware
4 3 (2.88%) Juniper
4 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
4 3 (2.88%) Tektronix
5 1 (0.96%) Avaya
5 1 (0.96%) BT
5 1 (0.96%) EMC
5 1 (0.96%) Google
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) Meraki
5 1 (0.96%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.96%) Remedy
5 1 (0.96%) SonicWALL
5 1 (0.96%) Tufin
5 1 (0.96%) WatchGuard