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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 408 424 396
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 20 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.071% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.076% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 7
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£407 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £356 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £618 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £33.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-48.48% +17.85%
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
22759 23606 23181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.13% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16008 16286 15420
Average daily rate £425 £433 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 403 548
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +25 5 £403 -5.29%
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (50.00%) LAN
1 16 (50.00%) Network Security
2 14 (43.75%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) WAN
4 11 (34.38%) DHCP
4 11 (34.38%) DNS
4 11 (34.38%) ITIL
5 10 (31.25%) SSL
5 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 10 (31.25%) MPLS
5 10 (31.25%) IPsec
5 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) DWDM
6 9 (28.13%) VPN
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco
6 9 (28.13%) Broadband
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.00%) Network Architecture
8 7 (21.88%) Banking
8 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
9 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 6 (18.75%) Validation
9 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.63%) Local Government
10 5 (15.63%) CCNP
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
11 4 (12.50%) Finance
11 4 (12.50%) F5

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) LAN
1 16 (50.00%) Network Security
2 14 (43.75%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) WAN
4 11 (34.38%) DHCP
4 11 (34.38%) DNS
5 10 (31.25%) SSL
5 10 (31.25%) MPLS
5 10 (31.25%) IPsec
6 9 (28.13%) DWDM
6 9 (28.13%) VPN
6 9 (28.13%) Broadband
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.38%) OSPF
8 3 (9.38%) BGP
9 2 (6.25%) Internet
9 2 (6.25%) WLAN
9 2 (6.25%) FWSM
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (21.88%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Local Government
4 4 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Retail
6 2 (6.25%) International Banking
7 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
7 1 (3.13%) Law
7 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Neural Network
2 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) Validation
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) Ruby
1 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.63%) CCNP
4 3 (9.38%) CISSP
4 3 (9.38%) CCSE
5 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
5 2 (6.25%) CCSP
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.50%) F5
4 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
4 3 (9.38%) Juniper
5 2 (6.25%) BMC
5 2 (6.25%) Sophos
5 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Mercator
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.13%) Imperva
6 1 (3.13%) Tufin
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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