Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 152 140
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Management 34 63 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 1.02% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.22% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 4
West Midlands median daily rate £310 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.09% -8.57%
10th Percentile £194 £222 £276
90th Percentile £457 £650 £346
England median daily rate £340 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -9.33% -11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.22
England median hourly rate £33.80 £49.60 £28.50
% change year-on-year -31.85% +74.02% +2.70%

Network Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4014 5151 3873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.13% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 3089 2216
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £239
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 137 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Network Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Dudley - 17 £310 -
Solihull +3 9 - -
Birmingham +10 5 £310 +7.83%
Coventry +17 1 £350 -40.43% 1
Warwickshire +1 1 - -
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 18 (52.94%) Statistics
2 17 (50.00%) Wireless
3 15 (44.12%) WAN
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
4 14 (41.18%) Firewall
5 13 (38.24%) Validation
5 13 (38.24%) Network Design
6 12 (35.29%) Service Management
6 12 (35.29%) MPLS
6 12 (35.29%) DHCP
6 12 (35.29%) VPN
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco
6 12 (35.29%) ITIL
6 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (35.29%) Performance Metrics
7 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
8 8 (23.53%) LAN
8 8 (23.53%) CCNP
8 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
8 8 (23.53%) Service Design
9 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
9 7 (20.59%) Network Security
9 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
9 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 7 (20.59%) Juniper

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) Wireless
2 15 (44.12%) WAN
3 14 (41.18%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (35.29%) DHCP
4 12 (35.29%) MPLS
4 12 (35.29%) VPN
5 8 (23.53%) LAN
6 7 (20.59%) Network Security
7 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) Internet
8 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (23.53%) Network Specialist
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Data Centre Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Data Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Database Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Statistics
2 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 13 (38.24%) Network Design
3 13 (38.24%) Validation
4 12 (35.29%) ITIL
4 12 (35.29%) Performance Metrics
4 12 (35.29%) Service Management
5 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
5 8 (23.53%) Service Design
6 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
7 6 (17.65%) CRM
7 6 (17.65%) Data Centre Operations
7 6 (17.65%) High Availability
8 5 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
10 2 (5.88%) Change Management
10 2 (5.88%) ITSM
10 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
10 2 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) CCNP
4 6 (17.65%) RHCE
4 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (11.76%) CCIE
6 4 (11.76%) JNCIA
6 4 (11.76%) MCSE
7 2 (5.88%) CCNA
7 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) Juniper
3 6 (17.65%) Dell
3 6 (17.65%) NetApp
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) SevOne