The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Network Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
UK / England
Rank 521 566 523
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 53 45 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.094% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.099% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 48
Median daily rate £450 £388 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39084 45330 45191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25688 29596 28242
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1379 1518 1795
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Network Specialist in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 19 £438 +20.68% 2
Yorkshire +21 13 £500 +31.14% 2
North West +27 8 £380 -7.87% 1
East of England +3 6 £488 -
South East +13 3 £435 +8.75%
South West +6 3 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Network Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 79 (77.45%) Cisco
2 48 (47.06%) Firewall
3 44 (43.14%) F5
4 43 (42.16%) Network Security
5 38 (37.25%) CheckPoint
6 32 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (30.39%) WAN
8 29 (28.43%) Juniper
9 26 (25.49%) LAN
10 25 (24.51%) DNS
11 22 (21.57%) Finance
12 20 (19.61%) DHCP
12 20 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (18.63%) Blue Coat
13 19 (18.63%) Palo Alto
13 19 (18.63%) Data Centre
14 18 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (17.65%) CCNP
15 17 (16.67%) Unix
16 16 (15.69%) Wireless
17 15 (14.71%) Infoblox
17 15 (14.71%) Fortinet
18 13 (12.75%) Load Balancing
18 13 (12.75%) Network Monitoring
18 13 (12.75%) MPLS
19 12 (11.76%) OSPF
19 12 (11.76%) VMware
19 12 (11.76%) Linux
19 12 (11.76%) ITIL
19 12 (11.76%) CCNA

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (47.06%) Firewall
2 43 (42.16%) Network Security
3 31 (30.39%) WAN
4 26 (25.49%) LAN
5 25 (24.51%) DNS
6 20 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (19.61%) DHCP
7 18 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 16 (15.69%) Wireless
9 13 (12.75%) MPLS
10 12 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (11.76%) OSPF
11 11 (10.78%) BIG-IP
11 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
11 11 (10.78%) VoIP
12 10 (9.80%) BGP
12 10 (9.80%) IPsec
13 7 (6.86%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (6.86%) Ethernet
13 7 (6.86%) Unified Communications
General
1 22 (21.57%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Local Government
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) CSS
2 2 (1.96%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) Middleware
3 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.94%) PKI
4 3 (2.94%) Replication
4 3 (2.94%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Unix
2 12 (11.76%) Linux
3 7 (6.86%) Windows
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.96%) MVS
5 2 (1.96%) OS/390
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) zOS
6 1 (0.98%) CatOS
6 1 (0.98%) Solaris
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.75%) Load Balancing
1 13 (12.75%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (11.76%) ITIL
2 12 (11.76%) Network Design
3 8 (7.84%) Data Protection
4 7 (6.86%) Network Architecture
4 7 (6.86%) TOGAF
5 6 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.88%) Line Management
5 6 (5.88%) Product Management
5 6 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (4.90%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.90%) Migration
6 5 (4.90%) Service Management
7 4 (3.92%) Network Management
7 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.94%) Database Security
8 3 (2.94%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (2.94%) Information Security
8 3 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) C
2 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.96%) JCL
2 2 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.65%) CCNP
3 12 (11.76%) CCNA
4 10 (9.80%) CCIE
5 7 (6.86%) CCDP
6 6 (5.88%) CCDA
6 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.90%) CCSE
8 4 (3.92%) CCSP
8 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.96%) CISSP
10 2 (1.96%) CNA
10 2 (1.96%) CNE
10 2 (1.96%) Degree
10 2 (1.96%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.96%) MCSA
10 2 (1.96%) MCSE
10 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.96%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.94%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.94%) vCloud
4 2 (1.96%) ACF2
4 2 (1.96%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (1.96%) RACF
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.94%) Nagios
3 2 (1.96%) SCCM
3 2 (1.96%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.98%) EnCase
4 1 (0.98%) OpenView
4 1 (0.98%) OPNET
4 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (77.45%) Cisco
2 44 (43.14%) F5
3 38 (37.25%) CheckPoint
4 29 (28.43%) Juniper
5 19 (18.63%) Blue Coat
5 19 (18.63%) Palo Alto
6 15 (14.71%) Fortinet
6 15 (14.71%) Infoblox
7 12 (11.76%) VMware
8 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
9 6 (5.88%) Aruba
9 6 (5.88%) HP
10 5 (4.90%) Brocade
10 5 (4.90%) Citrix
10 5 (4.90%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.94%) CA
11 3 (2.94%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.94%) IBM
11 3 (2.94%) Nokia
11 3 (2.94%) Riverbed
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