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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 435 411 409
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 14 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 18
Median daily rate £400 £394 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -5.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.17 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
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
21853 22482 23040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15576 15736 15657
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 330 442
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
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 25 August 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 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (15.79%) Akamai
6 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (15.79%) IIS
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Apache
6 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Brocade
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) VLAN
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning

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 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) Skype
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) VLAN
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (5.26%) VoIP
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) UAG
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Akamai
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Sonus
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (5.26%) Meraki
6 1 (5.26%) Siemens
6 1 (5.26%) VMware