The median contractor rate for a Network Services Manager was £458 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 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 Services Manager
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 657 630
Rank change year-on-year +64 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Services Manager 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.002% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £458 - £538
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 - £306
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43831 53159 52965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.10% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28449 34627 32119
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1436 1538 2125
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Network Services Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 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 9 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 3 months to 30 April 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 +61 7 £458 - 1
South East +25 6 £415 -
Berkshire +24 3 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
London - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £415 -
Reading - 1 - -
Horley - 1 £415 -
Crawley - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Network Services 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 Services Manager in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) SLA
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Service Design
5 3 (20.00%) CMDB
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) ITSM
5 3 (20.00%) Back Office
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (6.67%) VoLTE
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
7 1 (6.67%) Network Design
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) 3G
7 1 (6.67%) BT
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (6.67%) 3G
3 1 (6.67%) VoLTE
General
1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Service Design
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) BT
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) HP