The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Colchester region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 23 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 1.33% 15.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 15.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+88.23% -26.72%
Job Titles Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
73 44 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 97.33% 97.78% 98.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 58
Average daily rate £325 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) DMVPN
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (71.43%) NetScreen
2 5 (71.43%) Infoblox
2 5 (71.43%) Imperva
2 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat
2 5 (71.43%) CCSE
2 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) DMVPN
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
2 5 (71.43%) NetScreen
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCVP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat
2 5 (71.43%) Infoblox
2 5 (71.43%) Imperva
2 5 (71.43%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper