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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
England / London
Rank 391 407 403
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 18 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.062% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.065% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 11
Median daily rate £425 £394 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £418 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £388 £401
% change year-on-year
+19.35% -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 20 (64.52%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) Network Security
3 15 (48.39%) Firewall
4 13 (41.94%) Juniper
4 13 (41.94%) F5
5 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
7 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
8 8 (25.81%) Wireless
8 8 (25.81%) Palo Alto
9 7 (22.58%) WAN
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
10 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
10 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (19.35%) Blue Coat
10 6 (19.35%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) DNS
10 6 (19.35%) IPsec
10 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
10 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
11 5 (16.13%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (16.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (16.13%) Legal
11 5 (16.13%) Web Services
11 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
11 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
11 5 (16.13%) Product Management
11 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS

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 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.68%) IIS
1 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Akamai
4 1 (3.23%) G Suite
4 1 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Network Security
2 15 (48.39%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) Wireless
4 7 (22.58%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) DNS
5 6 (19.35%) IPsec
6 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.68%) DHCP
8 2 (6.45%) BGP
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.45%) LAN
8 2 (6.45%) OSPF
8 2 (6.45%) SAN
8 2 (6.45%) VPN
8 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.45%) WLAN
9 1 (3.23%) Multicast
9 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Legal
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
2 5 (16.13%) Product Management
2 5 (16.13%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
4 2 (6.45%) Threat Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design
5 1 (3.23%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCSP
4 1 (3.23%) CCDP
4 1 (3.23%) CCIE
4 1 (3.23%) CCSA
4 1 (3.23%) CCSE
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) vCloud
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) F5
2 13 (41.94%) Juniper
3 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
4 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
5 8 (25.81%) Palo Alto
6 6 (19.35%) Blue Coat
7 5 (16.13%) Infoblox
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 2 (6.45%) Citrix
9 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.45%) VMware
10 1 (3.23%) Aruba
10 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
10 1 (3.23%) Google
10 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
10 1 (3.23%) Radianz
10 1 (3.23%) Reuters
10 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds