The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-66.00% +78.57%
Network Specialist
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1021 895 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.06% 95.21% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 504 504
Average daily rate £338 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 36
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Specialist
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) TippingPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) BMC
2 4 (66.67%) Lisp
2 4 (66.67%) DMZ
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 4 (66.67%) WLAN
2 4 (66.67%) OPNET
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (33.33%) Motorola
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) LAN

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DMZ
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 4 (66.67%) WLAN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) OPNET
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) BMC
1 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 4 (66.67%) TippingPoint
1 4 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Motorola