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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 488 519 473
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 68 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.065% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.070% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 18
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£401 £400 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £360 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £401 £235
% change year-on-year
- +70.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +41.73%
Network Specialist
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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
44116 42764 38322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.52% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27497 25733 22352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1713 1858 2142
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 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
Yorkshire +9 22 £401 - 1
London +17 17 £413 +3.12%
South East -11 12 £375 -16.66% 1
North West - 8 £422 - 2
West Midlands +3 5 £425 -5.55% 2
East of England +4 4 £400 +1.58%
South West - - - - 2
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 97 (81.51%) Cisco
2 94 (78.99%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (71.43%) Firewall
4 78 (65.55%) CCNP
5 63 (52.94%) OSPF
6 58 (48.74%) BGP
7 56 (47.06%) CheckPoint
8 51 (42.86%) F5
9 46 (38.66%) Network Security
10 43 (36.13%) Cisco ASA
10 43 (36.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 43 (36.13%) BIG-IP
11 41 (34.45%) DHCP
11 41 (34.45%) Linux
12 38 (31.93%) E-Commerce
12 38 (31.93%) ITIL
13 37 (31.09%) DNS
13 37 (31.09%) Cisco IOS
14 36 (30.25%) VMware
14 36 (30.25%) Blue Coat
14 36 (30.25%) WAN
15 35 (29.41%) Citrix
15 35 (29.41%) Thin Client
15 35 (29.41%) NetScreen
15 35 (29.41%) CCSE
15 35 (29.41%) Fat Client
15 35 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 35 (29.41%) DMVPN
15 35 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (29.41%) Infoblox

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Office
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (71.43%) Firewall
2 63 (52.94%) OSPF
3 58 (48.74%) BGP
4 46 (38.66%) Network Security
5 43 (36.13%) Cisco ASA
5 43 (36.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 43 (36.13%) BIG-IP
6 41 (34.45%) DHCP
7 37 (31.09%) DNS
7 37 (31.09%) Cisco IOS
8 36 (30.25%) WAN
9 35 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 35 (29.41%) NetScreen
9 35 (29.41%) DMVPN
10 34 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (26.89%) LAN
12 22 (18.49%) MPLS
13 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP
14 9 (7.56%) VPN
14 9 (7.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.52%) Finance
3 1 (0.84%) Law
3 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.84%) Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Billing
3 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) CSS
1 8 (6.72%) Middleware
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.41%) Thin Client
1 35 (29.41%) Fat Client
2 21 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.40%) User Experience
4 9 (7.56%) Visualisation
5 6 (5.04%) CMDB
6 5 (4.20%) Social Media
7 4 (3.36%) SecurID
8 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Neural Network
8 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.45%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) CentOS
2 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) ITIL
1 38 (31.93%) E-Commerce
2 30 (25.21%) Load Balancing
3 18 (15.13%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (13.45%) Network Management
5 14 (11.76%) Line Management
5 14 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 12 (10.08%) Network Architecture
6 12 (10.08%) Network Design
7 9 (7.56%) High Availability
8 7 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.04%) Change Management
9 6 (5.04%) Migration
10 5 (4.20%) Information Security
11 4 (3.36%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.36%) eTOM
11 4 (3.36%) Validation
11 4 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.65%) C
2 1 (0.84%) Java
2 1 (0.84%) Python
2 1 (0.84%) Ruby
2 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 94 (78.99%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (65.55%) CCNP
3 35 (29.41%) CCSE
4 30 (25.21%) CCNA
5 25 (21.01%) SC Cleared
5 25 (21.01%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.40%) CCIE
7 4 (3.36%) CISSP
7 4 (3.36%) Degree
8 2 (1.68%) CCSA
8 2 (1.68%) CCDP
9 1 (0.84%) MCSE
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.84%) VCP4
9 1 (0.84%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.68%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.52%) Firmware
3 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) OPNET
2 6 (5.04%) HP NNM
3 3 (2.52%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.68%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.68%) Ansible
4 2 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.84%) Puppet
5 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 97 (81.51%) Cisco
2 56 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 51 (42.86%) F5
4 36 (30.25%) VMware
4 36 (30.25%) Blue Coat
5 35 (29.41%) Citrix
5 35 (29.41%) Infoblox
5 35 (29.41%) Imperva
6 27 (22.69%) HP
7 22 (18.49%) Juniper
7 22 (18.49%) Fortinet
8 13 (10.92%) SolarWinds
9 11 (9.24%) Riverbed
10 10 (8.40%) BMC
11 8 (6.72%) Nokia
12 6 (5.04%) NetScout
12 6 (5.04%) Opsware
13 4 (3.36%) Tufin
13 4 (3.36%) AlgoSec
13 4 (3.36%) CA
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