The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 94 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.18% 0.12% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +71.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £415 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £415 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - £29.50
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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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1488 1497 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 91.68% 93.04% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 808 608
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £80 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 115 146
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £9.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Network Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Network Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Specialist
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds