The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Network Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 26 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 Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 117 112
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Contract jobs citing Network Management 11 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.77% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.93% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +19.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £340
% change year-on-year -4.43% +7.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.80 £41.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.51% +80.43%  

Network 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1707 2467 1821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.62% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1478 1128
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in the West Midlands

Network Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Management in the West Midlands

Network Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Management in the West Midlands

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Solihull +8 6 - -
Coventry - 2 £388 -
Dudley - 2 - - 1
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) WAN
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) LAN
3 11 (44.00%) CCNA
4 10 (40.00%) CCNP
5 9 (36.00%) ITIL
5 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Management
7 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) Wireless
8 6 (24.00%) EMC
8 6 (24.00%) JNCIA
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
9 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (20.00%) MPLS
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (20.00%) Service Management
9 5 (20.00%) Validation
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.00%) SevOne
11 3 (12.00%) SLA
11 3 (12.00%) DHCP

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) WAN
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) Wireless
6 5 (20.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) DHCP
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.00%) DMVPN
8 2 (8.00%) Internet
8 2 (8.00%) Intranet
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.00%) VoIP
8 2 (8.00%) VPN
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (4.00%) Multicast
9 1 (4.00%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.00%) OAuth
1 1 (4.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Validation
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Coaching
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Statistics
6 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Release Management
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 10 (40.00%) CCNP
4 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) DBS Check
9 1 (4.00%) CWAP
9 1 (4.00%) MCSA
9 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) EMC
3 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) SevOne
5 3 (12.00%) EqualLogic
5 3 (12.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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