The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 399 404 373
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 11 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.045% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.049% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Average daily rate
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£495 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £160 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +60.71%
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
City of London - 5 £525 - 1
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) Firewall
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (69.57%) OSPF
4 15 (65.22%) BGP
4 15 (65.22%) Cisco IOS
4 15 (65.22%) F5
5 14 (60.87%) BIG-IP
5 14 (60.87%) DNS
6 13 (56.52%) CheckPoint
7 12 (52.17%) VMware
7 12 (52.17%) Blue Coat
7 12 (52.17%) Linux
7 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
7 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (52.17%) Network Security
8 11 (47.83%) Infoblox
8 11 (47.83%) Imperva
8 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (47.83%) DMVPN
8 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (47.83%) DHCP
8 11 (47.83%) CCNP
8 11 (47.83%) Citrix
8 11 (47.83%) Thin Client
8 11 (47.83%) CCSE
8 11 (47.83%) Fat Client
8 11 (47.83%) NetScreen
9 7 (30.43%) HP

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 16 (69.57%) OSPF
3 15 (65.22%) BGP
3 15 (65.22%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (60.87%) BIG-IP
4 14 (60.87%) DNS
5 12 (52.17%) Network Security
6 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (47.83%) DMVPN
6 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 11 (47.83%) NetScreen
6 11 (47.83%) DHCP
7 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
8 5 (21.74%) WAN
8 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 3 (13.04%) MPLS
9 3 (13.04%) LAN
10 2 (8.70%) VPN
11 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Thin Client
1 11 (47.83%) Fat Client
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) BYOD
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
3 5 (21.74%) Line Management
3 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Microservices
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCSE
2 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCDP
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) F5
3 13 (56.52%) CheckPoint
4 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) Blue Coat
5 11 (47.83%) Citrix
5 11 (47.83%) Infoblox
5 11 (47.83%) Imperva
6 7 (30.43%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
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