The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 100 119 120
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 18 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.41% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.43% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £423 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.77% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2160 2572 2382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.79% 95.44% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1421 1330
Median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 170
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Manager in the West Midlands

Network Manager
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 Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Manager in the West Midlands

Network Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Manager in the West Midlands

Network Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Manager in the West Midlands

Network Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +10 9 - - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £423 -
Shropshire +31 2 £454 -
Coventry +4 2 £391 -13.05%
Network Manager
England

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Network 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Network Manager in the job title.

1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) LAN
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Network Management
4 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (22.22%) WAN
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Juniper
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (18.52%) CCNP
5 5 (18.52%) CCNA
5 5 (18.52%) Network Security
6 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Automotive
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (7.41%) DMVPN
8 2 (7.41%) Coaching
8 2 (7.41%) F5
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA

Network Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (22.22%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (7.41%) DMVPN
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) DMZ
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) WLAN
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Network Management
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Network Segmentation
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) CCNP
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) Juniper
3 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) F5
4 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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