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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
England / London
Rank 378 410 396
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 19 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.047% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.049% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 15
Median daily rate £438 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £338 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £404 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -0.12%
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
18371 20379 20271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.83% 95.05% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13156 14451 14262
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 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 308 344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £425 - 1
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 20 (68.97%) Network Security
3 17 (58.62%) F5
4 16 (55.17%) Firewall
5 15 (51.72%) Juniper
6 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
7 12 (41.38%) Fortinet
8 11 (37.93%) Finance
9 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
10 9 (31.03%) Wireless
11 8 (27.59%) IPsec
11 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (27.59%) CCNP
11 8 (27.59%) WAN
11 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
11 8 (27.59%) Infoblox
12 6 (20.69%) OSPF
12 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
12 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
13 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
13 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
13 5 (17.24%) Product Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Network Security
2 16 (55.17%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
4 8 (27.59%) IPsec
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (20.69%) OSPF
6 5 (17.24%) BGP
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (17.24%) DHCP
6 5 (17.24%) DNS
7 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
7 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
8 3 (10.34%) HSRP
8 3 (10.34%) Multicast
8 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
8 3 (10.34%) SNMP
8 3 (10.34%) VPN
8 3 (10.34%) VXLAN
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (3.45%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
2 5 (17.24%) Product Management
2 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Threat Management
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) E-Discovery
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CCNP
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCSP
3 3 (10.34%) CCSE
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 1 (3.45%) CCDP
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CCSA
5 1 (3.45%) GIAC
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) EnCase
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) F5
3 15 (51.72%) Juniper
4 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
5 12 (41.38%) Fortinet
6 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
7 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
7 8 (27.59%) Infoblox
8 4 (13.79%) Citrix
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) Arista
10 1 (3.45%) Aruba
10 1 (3.45%) Bloomberg
10 1 (3.45%) HP
10 1 (3.45%) Imperva
10 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
10 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.45%) Reuters
10 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds