Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Services Manager was £449 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 January 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 Services Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 844 857
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Services Manager 17 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
UK median daily rate £449 £600 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.21% +23.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £368 £520 £388
90th Percentile £550 £669 £744
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £631 £488
% change year-on-year -33.86% +29.49% +18.18%
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 95,356 91,900 100,919
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.79% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,359 59,969 64,362
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,820 3,248 3,828
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

Network Services Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Network Services Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Services Manager in the UK

Network Services Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Services Manager in the UK

Network Services Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Services Manager over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Services Manager in the UK

Network Services Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Services Manager in the UK

Network Services Manager
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Services Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 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 -8 17 £449 -25.21% 4
UK excluding London +10 9 £418 -33.86% 3
London -42 8 £481 -12.50% 1
South East -15 7 £505 -23.77% 2
East of England -11 2 £369 -26.25% 1

Network Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Network Services 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 Services Manager in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) SLA
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (17.65%) PMO
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (17.65%) VLAN
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Juniper
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
8 2 (11.76%) WLAN
8 2 (11.76%) MPLS
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement

Network Services 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (17.65%) VLAN
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Blockchain
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
2 3 (17.65%) PMO
3 2 (11.76%) QA
4 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp