The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Network Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
London / City of London
Rank 145 - 179
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 10
Median daily rate £425 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2771 3052 4934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.67% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2192 2402 3791
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) VMware