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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 425 409 420
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 11 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.066% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.070% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
Median daily rate £475 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £470 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £383 £369
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £17.00
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
20235 21509 22822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.16% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14421 15222 16429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 347 443
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -5 1 - - 1
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Network Security
4 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (20.00%) Juniper
5 5 (20.00%) DNS
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) F5
5 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
6 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Apache
7 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) IIS
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (8.00%) Defect Management

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 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) G Suite
2 1 (4.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.00%) WLAN
6 1 (4.00%) BGP
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.00%) OSPF
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCDP
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (20.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Akamai
7 1 (4.00%) Aruba
7 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.00%) Radianz
7 1 (4.00%) Reuters
7 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) VMware