The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Network Performance Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Performance Management over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Performance Management
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 637 629
Rank change year-on-year +38 -8  
Contract jobs citing Network Performance Management 2 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.016% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Median daily rate £425 £345 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.18% -23.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £345 £450
% change year-on-year - -23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Network Performance Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Network Performance Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Performance Management in the UK

Network Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Performance Management.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Performance Management in the UK

Network Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Performance Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Performance Management in the UK

Network Performance Management
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Performance Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +45 2 £425 +23.18%
London - 2 £425 -
City of London - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Performance Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Network Performance Management.

1 5 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Huawei
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) French Language
2 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) UMTS
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) 2G
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol

Network Performance Management
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 2G
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) 4G
1 2 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (40.00%) LTE
1 2 (40.00%) UMTS
1 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) French Language
1 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Core Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Application Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) AppDynamics
1 2 (40.00%) Dynatrace
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Huawei
1 2 (40.00%) New Relic
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle