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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 576 547 550
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 44 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.14% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 33
Median daily rate £375 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £276 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.17 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.74% +421.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -
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
46884 47464 45584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30954 30430 28412
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1810 1872
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
West Midlands -19 12 £385 - 1
South East -18 9 £388 +1.97% 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £425 - 2
London -23 5 £375 -10.44% 2
South West +3 4 £370 +48.00% 1
East of England +10 3 £325 -23.52% 1
North West -15 3 - - 3
East Midlands -3 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 55 (67.90%) Cisco
2 35 (43.21%) Firewall
3 31 (38.27%) CheckPoint
4 24 (29.63%) F5
5 22 (27.16%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (25.93%) ITIL
7 20 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (24.69%) Juniper
8 19 (23.46%) WAN
8 19 (23.46%) Network Security
9 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (20.99%) LAN
11 16 (19.75%) Finance
11 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
12 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 15 (18.52%) Wireless
13 14 (17.28%) Fortinet
13 14 (17.28%) Network Management
14 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
14 13 (16.05%) CCNP
15 12 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 11 (13.58%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (13.58%) Degree
16 11 (13.58%) SolarWinds
16 11 (13.58%) Blue Coat
16 11 (13.58%) BIG-IP
17 10 (12.35%) MPLS
17 10 (12.35%) OSPF
17 10 (12.35%) BGP
17 10 (12.35%) VPN

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 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Office
2 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (43.21%) Firewall
2 22 (27.16%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (23.46%) Network Security
3 19 (23.46%) WAN
4 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (20.99%) LAN
6 15 (18.52%) Wireless
7 12 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (13.58%) BIG-IP
9 10 (12.35%) BGP
9 10 (12.35%) DNS
9 10 (12.35%) MPLS
9 10 (12.35%) OSPF
9 10 (12.35%) VPN
10 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 9 (11.11%) VoIP
11 8 (9.88%) VLAN
12 6 (7.41%) IP Telephony
13 5 (6.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (6.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) GIS
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) CSS
2 4 (4.94%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.94%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) User Experience
3 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) CESG
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) AIX
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) ITIL
2 14 (17.28%) Network Management
3 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
4 11 (13.58%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL V3
6 7 (8.64%) Network Architecture
6 7 (8.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.41%) Network Design
8 5 (6.17%) Migration
8 5 (6.17%) SIEM
8 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.94%) Presales
9 4 (4.94%) Project Management
9 4 (4.94%) Time Management
10 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (3.70%) Service Management
10 3 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 3 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (16.05%) CCNP
4 11 (13.58%) Degree
5 9 (11.11%) CCNA
5 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) CCDP
6 3 (3.70%) CCIE
7 2 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.47%) PMP
8 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) CCDA
8 1 (1.23%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.23%) CCSE
8 1 (1.23%) HNC
8 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) UAG
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) OPNET
1 6 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.17%) QRadar
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.70%) Nexpose
4 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (67.90%) Cisco
2 31 (38.27%) CheckPoint
3 24 (29.63%) F5
4 20 (24.69%) Juniper
5 14 (17.28%) Fortinet
6 11 (13.58%) Blue Coat
6 11 (13.58%) SolarWinds
7 9 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 8 (9.88%) Nokia
9 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
10 6 (7.41%) BMC
10 6 (7.41%) HP
10 6 (7.41%) IBM
10 6 (7.41%) Intel Security
11 5 (6.17%) ArcSight
11 5 (6.17%) Palo Alto
12 4 (4.94%) Citrix
12 4 (4.94%) Sourcefire
13 3 (3.70%) Symantec
13 3 (3.70%) VMware
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