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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 547 574 559
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 51 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 35
Median daily rate £463 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.23% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £17.00
Network Specialist
UK

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
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
North West +19 15 £475 +52.00%
London -6 12 £488 +18.18% 2
East of England +4 7 £488 - 1
South East +32 6 £435 +24.28% 4
South West +18 6 £185 -48.78%
Yorkshire +12 2 £419 +8.06% 1
West Midlands -7 2 - -
North East - 1 - -
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 69 (69.00%) Cisco
2 52 (52.00%) Firewall
3 35 (35.00%) F5
4 30 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 28 (28.00%) Juniper
6 27 (27.00%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (26.00%) LAN
8 25 (25.00%) ITIL
9 24 (24.00%) Network Security
10 23 (23.00%) WAN
11 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 19 (19.00%) Network Monitoring
13 18 (18.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (17.00%) Windows
14 17 (17.00%) CCNA
15 15 (15.00%) Network Management
16 14 (14.00%) ITIL V3
16 14 (14.00%) Blue Coat
16 14 (14.00%) Fortinet
16 14 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (14.00%) CCNP
17 13 (13.00%) DNS
17 13 (13.00%) Finance
17 13 (13.00%) SolarWinds
18 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
18 12 (12.00%) Network Design
18 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
19 11 (11.00%) Wireless
19 11 (11.00%) Load Balancing

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 3 (3.00%) Apache
1 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.00%) CMS
1 3 (3.00%) IIS
1 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) G Suite
3 1 (1.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (52.00%) Firewall
2 26 (26.00%) LAN
3 24 (24.00%) Network Security
4 23 (23.00%) WAN
5 18 (18.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (13.00%) DNS
8 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 11 (11.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 11 (11.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (11.00%) Wireless
10 10 (10.00%) OSPF
10 10 (10.00%) VoIP
11 9 (9.00%) BGP
12 8 (8.00%) BIG-IP
12 8 (8.00%) MPLS
12 8 (8.00%) VPN
13 7 (7.00%) Unified Communications
14 6 (6.00%) DHCP
14 6 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) Middleware
2 5 (5.00%) CSS
3 4 (4.00%) 802.1X
4 3 (3.00%) Web Services
5 2 (2.00%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.00%) HTML
6 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.00%) User Experience
3 10 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.00%) Replication
6 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.00%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.00%) CESG
7 1 (1.00%) CMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Unix
2 9 (9.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.00%) Linux
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) AIX
6 2 (2.00%) MVS
6 2 (2.00%) OS/390
6 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.00%) zOS
7 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.00%) Solaris
7 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) ITIL
2 19 (19.00%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (15.00%) Network Management
4 14 (14.00%) ITIL V3
5 12 (12.00%) Network Design
6 11 (11.00%) Load Balancing
7 10 (10.00%) Migration
8 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.00%) Network Architecture
10 7 (7.00%) Service Management
11 5 (5.00%) Line Management
11 5 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (5.00%) Validation
12 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (4.00%) Change Control
12 4 (4.00%) Information Security
12 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
13 3 (3.00%) Data Protection
13 3 (3.00%) Product Management
13 3 (3.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) C
2 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.00%) JCL
2 2 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (17.00%) CCNA
4 14 (14.00%) CCNP
5 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.00%) CCIE
7 6 (6.00%) CCDP
8 5 (5.00%) CCDA
9 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.00%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.00%) CNA
10 2 (2.00%) CNE
10 2 (2.00%) Degree
10 2 (2.00%) MCSA
10 2 (2.00%) MCSE
10 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.00%) Novell Certification
11 1 (1.00%) CCIP
11 1 (1.00%) CCSA
11 1 (1.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.00%) ACF2
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (2.00%) RACF
2 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) OPNET
2 3 (3.00%) Nexpose
2 3 (3.00%) SCCM
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.00%) Nagios
3 2 (2.00%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (1.00%) OpenView
4 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 69 (69.00%) Cisco
2 35 (35.00%) F5
3 30 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 28 (28.00%) Juniper
5 14 (14.00%) Blue Coat
5 14 (14.00%) Fortinet
6 13 (13.00%) SolarWinds
7 10 (10.00%) BMC
8 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (9.00%) Riverbed
9 6 (6.00%) HP
9 6 (6.00%) Infoblox
9 6 (6.00%) Intel Security
10 5 (5.00%) Nokia
10 5 (5.00%) Palo Alto
10 5 (5.00%) VMware
11 4 (4.00%) Sourcefire
12 3 (3.00%) ArcSight
12 3 (3.00%) Aruba
12 3 (3.00%) TippingPoint
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