The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 187 211 201
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.016% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.017% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£550 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +60.71%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5119 5731 5750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.58% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4213 4207
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 79 119
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £44.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Network Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 15 (93.75%) F5
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) BIG-IP
2 15 (93.75%) DNS
3 12 (75.00%) CCNP
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (75.00%) NetScreen
4 11 (68.75%) Fat Client
4 11 (68.75%) Network Security
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (68.75%) Infoblox
4 11 (68.75%) Imperva
4 11 (68.75%) DMVPN
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) Blue Coat
4 11 (68.75%) CCSE
4 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 11 (68.75%) Thin Client
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
4 11 (68.75%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) C

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (100.00%) OSPF
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 15 (93.75%) BIG-IP
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) DNS
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (75.00%) NetScreen
4 11 (68.75%) DMVPN
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (68.75%) DHCP
4 11 (68.75%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) DWDM
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) SSL
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Thin Client
1 11 (68.75%) Fat Client
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (31.25%) Line Management
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCNP
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) F5
3 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) Blue Coat
4 11 (68.75%) Infoblox
4 11 (68.75%) Imperva
4 11 (68.75%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago