The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 384 364 385
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 9 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.079% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.085% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 15
Average daily rate £294 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £245 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £470 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.75 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +39.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -23.28%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21611 20076 25837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.78% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15036 13591 16634
Average daily rate £425 £448 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 407 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Network Specialist
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
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England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 6 (26.09%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) MPLS
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) F5
7 4 (17.39%) Network Management
7 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) BGP
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.04%) CCNA
8 3 (13.04%) CCIE
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
8 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 3 (13.04%) WLAN
8 3 (13.04%) e-Health
8 3 (13.04%) Network Design
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) MPLS
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) BGP
4 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 3 (13.04%) WLAN
6 2 (8.70%) PBX
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) Softphone
6 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) e-Health
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Network Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCSP
4 1 (4.35%) CCDA
4 1 (4.35%) CCDP
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) CCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCVP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (4.35%) Netcool
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) F5
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) Apple
7 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) HP
8 1 (4.35%) Nortel
8 1 (4.35%) Avaya
8 1 (4.35%) Nokia
8 1 (4.35%) NetScout
8 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (4.35%) AlgoSec
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