The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 514 523 507
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 75 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 35
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£375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £381
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £52.17 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.42% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +50.94%
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Network Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Specialist
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +20 24 £400 -3.61% 3
South East -11 16 £361 +64.20% 1
North West -23 11 £390 +45.79%
South West - 10 £365 - 3
East of England +7 8 £315 -23.63% 1
West Midlands 0 4 - -
Yorkshire -32 3 £425 +30.76% 4
East Midlands -7 1 £325 -
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 88 (60.69%) Cisco
2 56 (38.62%) Firewall
3 55 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (31.03%) CCNP
5 42 (28.97%) LAN
6 37 (25.52%) WAN
7 28 (19.31%) CCNA
8 27 (18.62%) Juniper
8 27 (18.62%) F5
9 26 (17.93%) OSPF
9 26 (17.93%) BGP
10 25 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (16.55%) VMware
12 23 (15.86%) TCP/IP
13 22 (15.17%) ITIL
13 22 (15.17%) Finance
13 22 (15.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (14.48%) Security Cleared
15 20 (13.79%) Network Security
15 20 (13.79%) Data Centre
16 19 (13.10%) CheckPoint
17 18 (12.41%) Wireless
18 16 (11.03%) Linux
18 16 (11.03%) DNS
18 16 (11.03%) CCIE
19 15 (10.34%) VPN
19 15 (10.34%) Migration
19 15 (10.34%) EIGRP
19 15 (10.34%) MPLS

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (1.38%) Lync
1 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.38%) SaaS
1 2 (1.38%) PaaS
1 2 (1.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (38.62%) Firewall
2 42 (28.97%) LAN
3 37 (25.52%) WAN
4 26 (17.93%) OSPF
4 26 (17.93%) BGP
5 25 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (15.86%) TCP/IP
7 22 (15.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (13.79%) Network Security
9 18 (12.41%) Wireless
10 16 (11.03%) DNS
11 15 (10.34%) VPN
11 15 (10.34%) EIGRP
11 15 (10.34%) MPLS
12 14 (9.66%) VoIP
13 12 (8.28%) SSL
13 12 (8.28%) Internet
14 10 (6.90%) BIG-IP
14 10 (6.90%) IP Telephony
14 10 (6.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 22 (15.17%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.38%) Local Government
4 2 (1.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) CSS
1 1 (0.69%) Web Services
1 1 (0.69%) XML
1 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (0.69%) VXML
1 1 (0.69%) Apache FOP
1 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.83%) Thin Client
2 7 (4.83%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.45%) EqualLogic
4 5 (3.45%) Replication
4 5 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (1.38%) PKI
5 2 (1.38%) CMDB
6 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.69%) FMCG
6 1 (0.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Linux
2 12 (8.28%) Windows
3 6 (4.14%) UNIX
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) AIX
5 1 (0.69%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.17%) ITIL
2 15 (10.34%) Migration
3 14 (9.66%) Network Design
4 10 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 10 (6.90%) Project Management
5 7 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.14%) Network Management
6 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.45%) Change Control
7 5 (3.45%) Capacity Management
8 4 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (2.76%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 4 (2.76%) Change Management
8 4 (2.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.76%) Information Security
8 4 (2.76%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.07%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 5 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 4 (2.76%) Lisp
3 3 (2.07%) SQL
4 1 (0.69%) Python
4 1 (0.69%) Java
4 1 (0.69%) Perl
4 1 (0.69%) JCL
4 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (31.03%) CCNP
3 28 (19.31%) CCNA
4 21 (14.48%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.03%) CCIE
6 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.83%) CCDP
8 6 (4.14%) CCSA
8 6 (4.14%) CCVP
9 5 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.76%) CCSE
10 4 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.07%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.07%) Degree
11 3 (2.07%) CCENT
11 3 (2.07%) CCDA
11 3 (2.07%) CCIP
12 1 (0.69%) CCSP
12 1 (0.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) BS25999
4 1 (0.69%) TickIT
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.38%) Firmware
3 2 (1.38%) vCloud
4 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.07%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.38%) vMotion
3 2 (1.38%) OPNET
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.69%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.69%) Ionix
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.69%) Netcool
4 1 (0.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 88 (60.69%) Cisco
2 27 (18.62%) Juniper
2 27 (18.62%) F5
3 24 (16.55%) VMware
4 19 (13.10%) CheckPoint
5 14 (9.66%) HP
6 11 (7.59%) Aruba
7 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 9 (6.21%) Citrix
9 6 (4.14%) Fortinet
9 6 (4.14%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.45%) Dell
10 5 (3.45%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (2.76%) Intel
11 4 (2.76%) IBM
11 4 (2.76%) McAfee
12 3 (2.07%) BT
12 3 (2.07%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.07%) Nortel
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