The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 114 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +70.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £361 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £243
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +55.17%
Network Specialist
England

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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2516 2736 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.37% 93.25% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 1530 1136
Average daily rate £400 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 218 241
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +1 7 £425 +6.25%
Hertfordshire +5 3 £414 -
Essex +3 3 £400 -
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (71.43%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 6 (42.86%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
7 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (14.29%) MPLS
8 2 (14.29%) OSPF
8 2 (14.29%) CCSA
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 1 (7.14%) Linux
9 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
9 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) NetScreen
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) CCSA
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) CCSE
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) TickIT
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.14%) Imperva