Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 709 727
Rank change year-on-year -58 +18 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 130 149 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 87 118
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +1.80%
10th Percentile £355 £300 £293
90th Percentile £635 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +9.64% -2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 97,761 90,923 103,351
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,013 59,062 67,380
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,131 2,801 3,129
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.29%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.75 £10.37
90th Percentile £48.00 £49.00 £46.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +9.73%

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 17 August 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 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 17 August 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 -59 124 £500 +17.65% 20
UK excluding London -51 69 £455 +9.64% 10
London -15 59 £550 +22.22% 10
South East -22 31 £475 +14.46% 1
Midlands -21 13 £450 +9.09% 3
West Midlands -33 12 £450 +9.09% 3
East of England -9 10 £455 -11.86%
South West -12 8 £538 +29.52%
Yorkshire -11 3 £375 - 4
North of England -19 3 £375 +11.11% 6
Scotland -42 3 £575 +21.37%
East Midlands -4 1 - -
Wales -12 1 £320 +3.23%

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 39 (30.00%) WAN
2 35 (26.92%) Cisco
2 35 (26.92%) LAN
3 27 (20.77%) Project Management
3 27 (20.77%) Data Centre
4 24 (18.46%) Finance
4 24 (18.46%) ITIL
4 24 (18.46%) PRINCE2
5 23 (17.69%) Wi-Fi
6 22 (16.92%) Migration
7 20 (15.38%) Firewall
8 19 (14.62%) Telecoms
9 17 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (12.31%) Windows
11 15 (11.54%) Network Security
11 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
13 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (9.23%) DNS
14 12 (9.23%) Service Delivery
14 12 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (8.46%) MPLS
15 11 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
16 10 (7.69%) Network Management
16 10 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 10 (7.69%) PMP
16 10 (7.69%) Linux
16 10 (7.69%) Internet
16 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Office 365
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.00%) WAN
2 35 (26.92%) LAN
3 23 (17.69%) Wi-Fi
4 20 (15.38%) Firewall
5 15 (11.54%) Network Security
6 12 (9.23%) DNS
7 11 (8.46%) MPLS
8 10 (7.69%) Internet
9 7 (5.38%) Wireless
9 7 (5.38%) WLAN
10 5 (3.85%) VPN
11 4 (3.08%) 2G
11 4 (3.08%) 3G
11 4 (3.08%) 4G
11 4 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.08%) VoIP
12 3 (2.31%) Broadband
12 3 (2.31%) DHCP
12 3 (2.31%) DWDM
12 3 (2.31%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) MS Access
General
1 24 (18.46%) Finance
2 19 (14.62%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Banking
5 3 (2.31%) Advertising
6 2 (1.54%) Back Office
6 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.77%) Automotive
7 1 (0.77%) German Language
7 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) Web Services
2 2 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.77%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.31%) PMI
5 2 (1.54%) Clustering
5 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.54%) Smart Home
5 2 (1.54%) User Experience
5 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.77%) Anti-Piracy
6 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.77%) FMCG
6 1 (0.77%) Replication
6 1 (0.77%) SCADA
6 1 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.31%) Windows
2 10 (7.69%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) Unix
4 4 (3.08%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.54%) Solaris
5 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.77%) Project Management
2 24 (18.46%) ITIL
2 24 (18.46%) PRINCE2
3 22 (16.92%) Migration
4 17 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (9.23%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.69%) Network Management
8 9 (6.92%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (6.15%) Network Architecture
9 8 (6.15%) Network Segmentation
9 8 (6.15%) Service Management
9 8 (6.15%) TOGAF
10 7 (5.38%) ITIL V3
10 7 (5.38%) Performance Management
11 6 (4.62%) Decision-Making
11 6 (4.62%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.85%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.54%) SQL
2 1 (0.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.69%) PMP
4 9 (6.92%) SANS
5 8 (6.15%) CISSP
5 8 (6.15%) PMI Certification
6 7 (5.38%) CCNA
7 6 (4.62%) CCNP
8 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.31%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.31%) Degree
9 3 (2.31%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.31%) Server+ Certification
10 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.77%) CCDA
11 1 (0.77%) CCVP
11 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.15%) COBIT
3 7 (5.38%) SLA
4 6 (4.62%) GDPR
5 3 (2.31%) QA
6 2 (1.54%) FISMA
6 2 (1.54%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.77%) Ionix
2 1 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (26.92%) Cisco
2 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.15%) Juniper
4 5 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 5 (3.85%) Sophos
5 4 (3.08%) AlienVault
5 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.08%) VMware
6 3 (2.31%) Avaya
6 3 (2.31%) HP
6 3 (2.31%) Infovista
7 2 (1.54%) Capita
7 2 (1.54%) Mitel
7 2 (1.54%) NetApp
7 2 (1.54%) Nokia
7 2 (1.54%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.54%) Qualys
7 2 (1.54%) Remedy
7 2 (1.54%) SAP
7 2 (1.54%) ScanSafe