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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 417 413 405
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 5 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.094% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.099% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 11
Median daily rate £375 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £52.17 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +421.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -
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
20543 22146 22132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.17% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14871 15475 15388
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 369 394
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (16.67%) Network Management
5 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Splunk
5 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Sonus
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing

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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (16.67%) Skype
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) UAG
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) QRadar
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (16.67%) Brocade
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Qualys
4 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) Sonus
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) Akamai
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) Siemens