The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 118 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -15.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2215 2341 2724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.15% 91.41% 88.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 1026 1006
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 88
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Specialist in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Specialist across the Berkshire region.

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Specialist across the Berkshire region.

Network Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Specialist
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat