The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 387 394 384
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 21 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.082% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.089% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 14
Average daily rate
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£417 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £530 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.25 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+88.23% -29.75%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Specialist
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +32 8 £438 +15.13%
Ilford - - - -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) LAN
2 14 (45.16%) Network Security
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
4 12 (38.71%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 12 (38.71%) MPLS
4 12 (38.71%) Firewall
5 11 (35.48%) DNS
5 11 (35.48%) DHCP
6 10 (32.26%) IPsec
7 9 (29.03%) DWDM
7 9 (29.03%) SSL
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco
7 9 (29.03%) VPN
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
8 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) Banking
9 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
9 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
9 6 (19.35%) CCNP
9 6 (19.35%) Broadband
10 5 (16.13%) Juniper
10 5 (16.13%) Validation
10 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (12.90%) Finance
11 4 (12.90%) CCNA
11 4 (12.90%) F5
11 4 (12.90%) Network Design

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) LAN
2 14 (45.16%) Network Security
3 12 (38.71%) WAN
3 12 (38.71%) MPLS
3 12 (38.71%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) DNS
4 11 (35.48%) DHCP
5 10 (32.26%) IPsec
6 9 (29.03%) DWDM
6 9 (29.03%) SSL
6 9 (29.03%) VPN
7 6 (19.35%) Broadband
8 3 (9.68%) Wireless
9 2 (6.45%) BGP
9 2 (6.45%) Softphone
9 2 (6.45%) Internet
9 2 (6.45%) OSPF
9 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.45%) PBX
9 2 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Local Government
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) International Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Validation
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Network Management
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) ERP
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) CCNP
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) CCSE
5 3 (9.68%) CISSP
6 2 (6.45%) CCSP
6 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.13%) Juniper
4 4 (12.90%) F5
5 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) BMC
6 2 (6.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.23%) Imperva
7 1 (3.23%) Tufin
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) VMware