The median contractor rate for a Network Manager was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Manager
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 132 103
Rank change year-on-year +30 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Manager 19 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.13% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.14% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 14
Median daily rate £394 £353 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.70% -7.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £273 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 1922 2853 2299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.63% 94.75% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1690 1407
Median daily rate £388 £399 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +10.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 89 138
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £32.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 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 +21 8 - -
Warwickshire +10 3 £575 +35.29%
Birmingham - 3 £375 - 1
Coventry - 2 £406 -
Staffordshire - 1 £363 -
Network Manager
England

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) LAN
3 13 (35.14%) Project Management
4 11 (29.73%) WAN
5 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
6 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
7 7 (18.92%) Finance
7 7 (18.92%) Resource Management
7 7 (18.92%) PMP
7 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
7 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
8 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.51%) Juniper
9 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.51%) Programme Delivery
10 4 (10.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 4 (10.81%) PMO
10 4 (10.81%) ITIL
11 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
11 3 (8.11%) Automotive
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (8.11%) VoIP
11 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
12 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery Management
12 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
12 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (5.41%) Network Management

Network Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) LAN
2 11 (29.73%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) VoIP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) DMVPN
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) MPLS
4 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.70%) DMZ
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) WLAN
General
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 7 (18.92%) Resource Management
3 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
4 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.51%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
8 2 (5.41%) Coaching
8 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
8 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.41%) Network Management
8 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery Management
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) PMP
1 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) APMP
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.70%) VCP6
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) Juniper
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) F5
4 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.70%) BMC
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) VMware