The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
England / South East
Rank 240 253 251
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 3 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £435 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7107 8235 9165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.70% 94.52% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 5028 4901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 381 427
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
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 the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Network Specialist in the job title.

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Specialist across the South East region.

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Specialist across the South East region.

Network Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire -1 2 £436 -1.69%
Berkshire +10 1 £425 -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
2 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (27.27%) PKI
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (27.27%) Database Security
5 2 (18.18%) ACF2
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) VPLS
5 2 (18.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) FTP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) SNA
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) CA

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) APPN
4 2 (18.18%) FTP
4 2 (18.18%) SNA
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) VPLS
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) MVS
1 2 (18.18%) OS/390
1 2 (18.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Database Security
1 3 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) JNCIP
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) ACF2
1 2 (18.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (18.18%) RACF
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds