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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 404 399 397
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 20 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.057% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.061% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 10
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £404 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £530 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £52.17 £10.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+421.70% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +50.94%
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -1 11 £425 - 1
New Malden - 3 - -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (55.88%) Firewall
3 16 (47.06%) OSPF
3 16 (47.06%) BGP
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco IOS
4 15 (44.12%) F5
5 14 (41.18%) CCNP
6 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
7 11 (32.35%) VMware
7 11 (32.35%) DNS
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (32.35%) BIG-IP
8 10 (29.41%) Finance
8 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (29.41%) LAN
8 10 (29.41%) WAN
8 10 (29.41%) NetScreen
9 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
10 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 8 (23.53%) Network Security
10 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
11 7 (20.59%) CCSE
11 7 (20.59%) Fat Client
11 7 (20.59%) Infoblox
11 7 (20.59%) Imperva
11 7 (20.59%) DMVPN
11 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) OSPF
2 16 (47.06%) BGP
3 15 (44.12%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (32.35%) BIG-IP
4 11 (32.35%) DNS
5 10 (29.41%) LAN
5 10 (29.41%) WAN
5 10 (29.41%) NetScreen
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (23.53%) Network Security
6 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 7 (20.59%) VPN
7 7 (20.59%) Internet
7 7 (20.59%) DHCP
7 7 (20.59%) DMVPN
7 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (17.65%) MPLS
9 5 (14.71%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Thin Client
1 7 (20.59%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) EqualLogic
3 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
2 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.76%) Line Management
2 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.82%) Network Design
3 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Development
5 1 (2.94%) Use Case
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
1 3 (8.82%) Lisp
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (41.18%) CCNP
3 7 (20.59%) CCSE
4 5 (14.71%) CCNA
5 4 (11.76%) CCIE
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) CCVP
8 1 (2.94%) CCDP
8 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) F5
3 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
4 11 (32.35%) VMware
5 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
6 7 (20.59%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) Citrix
6 7 (20.59%) Infoblox
6 7 (20.59%) Imperva
7 4 (11.76%) Juniper
8 3 (8.82%) Dell
8 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
8 3 (8.82%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (5.88%) Brocade
10 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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