The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 552 526
Rank change year-on-year +33 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 86 96 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 65 66
Median daily rate £465 £413 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.72% -1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £306 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -1.42% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £30.94 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Network Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 84 £465 +11.04% 18
South East +25 28 £475 +11.76% 6
London +11 27 £500 +21.21% 5
West Midlands +21 18 £423 -6.11% 1
Solihull +14 10 - -
Hampshire +13 6 £363 -14.70%
West Sussex +7 6 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £475 -
Berkshire +25 5 £750 +110.52% 3
Oxford - 4 £488 -
Warwickshire - 4 £423 -
Yorkshire +18 3 £425 +37.65%
Reading +11 3 - - 1
Crawley +8 3 £475 -
South West -5 3 £436 +40.72% 1
Fareham - 3 - -
Telford +36 2 £454 -
Shropshire +32 2 £454 -
West Yorkshire +16 2 £425 +37.65%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £400 -13.97% 1
East of England -1 2 £400 -13.97% 2
City of London -4 2 £500 +21.21% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £580 -
North West +29 1 £450 -30.76% 1
Cheshire +27 1 £450 -30.76%
Scotland +26 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +18 1 - - 1
Hook +9 1 £300 -33.33%
Cambridge +9 1 £400 -13.97%
Slough +7 1 £750 - 1

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 62 (35.84%) Project Management
2 55 (31.79%) Cisco
3 44 (25.43%) PRINCE2
4 42 (24.28%) LAN
5 37 (21.39%) ITIL
5 37 (21.39%) Telecoms
6 34 (19.65%) Firewall
6 34 (19.65%) WAN
7 30 (17.34%) Finance
8 23 (13.29%) Data Centre
9 22 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (11.56%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (11.56%) Microsoft
10 20 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (11.56%) Network Security
11 19 (10.98%) Migration
12 17 (9.83%) MS Excel
13 16 (9.25%) ITIL V3
14 15 (8.67%) CCNP
14 15 (8.67%) CheckPoint
14 15 (8.67%) Management Information System
14 15 (8.67%) Security Cleared
15 14 (8.09%) F5
15 14 (8.09%) SC Cleared
15 14 (8.09%) Juniper
15 14 (8.09%) VPN
15 14 (8.09%) MS Project
16 13 (7.51%) Windows
16 13 (7.51%) MPLS
16 13 (7.51%) Change 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 (0.58%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.09%) MS Project
3 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.31%) IaaS
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Akamai
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (24.28%) LAN
2 34 (19.65%) Firewall
2 34 (19.65%) WAN
3 20 (11.56%) Network Security
3 20 (11.56%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (8.09%) VPN
5 13 (7.51%) MPLS
6 11 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (5.78%) Internet
7 10 (5.78%) LTE
7 10 (5.78%) VoLTE
8 9 (5.20%) Wireless
9 5 (2.89%) FWSM
9 5 (2.89%) VoIP
10 4 (2.31%) Broadband
11 3 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.73%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.16%) BGP
12 2 (1.16%) DNS
General
1 37 (21.39%) Telecoms
2 30 (17.34%) Finance
3 9 (5.20%) Banking
4 8 (4.62%) Retail
5 5 (2.89%) Automotive
6 4 (2.31%) Publishing
7 3 (1.73%) Back Office
7 3 (1.73%) Marketing
8 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.73%) Web Services
2 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.67%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.89%) CMDB
4 5 (2.89%) PMI
5 4 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.73%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.16%) CCTV
7 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) BYOD
8 1 (0.58%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.58%) IPTV
8 1 (0.58%) iSeries
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.51%) Windows
2 4 (2.31%) Unix
3 3 (1.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.84%) Project Management
2 44 (25.43%) PRINCE2
3 37 (21.39%) ITIL
4 22 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.98%) Migration
6 16 (9.25%) ITIL V3
7 13 (7.51%) Change Management
7 13 (7.51%) Network Management
8 12 (6.94%) Service Management
9 11 (6.36%) Risk Management
9 11 (6.36%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.62%) Network Design
11 8 (4.62%) Programme Management
11 8 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.05%) Load Balancing
12 7 (4.05%) Project Planning
13 6 (3.47%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (3.47%) Matrix Management
13 6 (3.47%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.67%) CCNP
2 15 (8.67%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.51%) PMI Certification
5 12 (6.94%) Degree
6 10 (5.78%) PMP
7 9 (5.20%) CCNA
8 6 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.73%) CCIE
11 2 (1.16%) APMP
11 2 (1.16%) CISM
11 2 (1.16%) CISSP
11 2 (1.16%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.58%) MCSE
12 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) PMO
2 9 (5.20%) SLA
3 4 (2.31%) QA
4 2 (1.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.58%) XenApp
3 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.58%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.58%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 55 (31.79%) Cisco
2 20 (11.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.67%) CheckPoint
4 14 (8.09%) F5
4 14 (8.09%) Juniper
5 10 (5.78%) Ericsson
5 10 (5.78%) Remedy
6 8 (4.62%) VMware
7 6 (3.47%) Aruba
7 6 (3.47%) Meraki
8 5 (2.89%) BT
8 5 (2.89%) Citrix
9 4 (2.31%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.31%) HP
9 4 (2.31%) NetApp
9 4 (2.31%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.73%) OpenLink
10 3 (1.73%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.16%) EMC
11 2 (1.16%) Tandberg
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago