The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank - 13 20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester - 8.11% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category - 8.57% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.61% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -44.82%
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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 Colchester 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
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 35 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 100.00% 94.59% 98.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 43
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
1 3 (100.00%) F5