The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Network Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 413 406 407
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 5 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.083% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.087% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 8
Median daily rate £463 £475 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £333 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £52.17 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Network Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20640 21725 21929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.90% 94.58% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15039 15000 15432
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 406 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.01 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Network Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Network Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
City of London +35 1 £450 +5.88%
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 London region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) High Availability
4 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Brocade
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) EIGRP

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (14.29%) HSRP
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) Junos
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Presales
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (7.14%) Energy Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) UAG
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 2 (14.29%) QRadar
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) Brocade
4 4 (28.57%) F5
4 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
6 2 (14.29%) Aruba
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 2 (14.29%) Qualys
6 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
6 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 2 (14.29%) Sonus
6 2 (14.29%) Splunk
6 2 (14.29%) Vyatta