The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Network Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 69 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.84 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.91% +17.08%
Network Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
752 729 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.41% 97.20% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 451 392
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 38 37
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Network Specialist in the job title.

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Network Specialist 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 Birmingham region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) H.323
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) H.323
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper