The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Analyst
Rank 486 518 493
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Analyst 123 85 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 40 39
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£300 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £240
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51667 51948 44219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31335 31547 25314
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2014 2069 2202
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Network Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Analyst within the UK.

Network Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Network Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Analyst within the UK.

Network Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 April 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
England +8 109 £300 -7.69% 18
South East +4 29 £350 +33.33% 4
London -8 28 £275 -21.42% 3
South West +18 23 £330 +0.76% 3
Surrey +10 11 £400 +50.94%
Scotland +10 11 £300 - 3
West Midlands +3 11 £325 -7.14% 2
Bristol +12 10 £355 +7.57%
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £220 - 2
North West -22 9 £325 -3.70% 1
Milton Keynes +3 8 £220 - 1
Edinburgh - 8 £300 - 2
Wiltshire +12 7 £325 - 1
Manchester -12 6 £356 +42.50% 1
City of London +26 5 £303 -17.40% 2
Birmingham -4 5 £260 -25.71% 1
East of England +29 4 £375 +97.36% 2
Hampshire +3 3 £315 - 1
West Yorkshire -3 3 £250 - 2
Berkshire -9 3 £500 +88.67%
Southampton -12 3 £315 -
Yorkshire -14 3 £250 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Kent -3 2 £350 -
Staffordshire - 2 £275 -
East Midlands - 2 £239 - 1
Bradford - 2 £249 -
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - -
Leeds -7 1 £250 - 2

Network Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 144 (65.16%) Cisco
2 117 (52.94%) Firewall
3 99 (44.80%) LAN
4 94 (42.53%) WAN
5 86 (38.91%) CheckPoint
6 74 (33.48%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (28.96%) Windows
8 54 (24.43%) Network Security
8 54 (24.43%) Juniper
9 52 (23.53%) VPN
10 48 (21.72%) CCNA
11 47 (21.27%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (18.55%) CCNP
13 40 (18.10%) Wireless
14 39 (17.65%) DNS
15 35 (15.84%) MPLS
15 35 (15.84%) Finance
16 34 (15.38%) Blue Coat
17 32 (14.48%) VMware
18 31 (14.03%) SAN
19 30 (13.57%) Network Management
20 29 (13.12%) Microsoft
20 29 (13.12%) Active Directory
21 28 (12.67%) HP
21 28 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
22 27 (12.22%) DHCP
23 26 (11.76%) SSL
23 26 (11.76%) SolarWinds
24 25 (11.31%) Cisco Nexus
25 24 (10.86%) VoIP

Network Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.81%) Lync
3 3 (1.36%) Apache
4 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (4.52%) MS Office
1 10 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Office 365
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (52.94%) Firewall
2 99 (44.80%) LAN
3 94 (42.53%) WAN
4 54 (24.43%) Network Security
5 52 (23.53%) VPN
6 47 (21.27%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (18.10%) Wireless
8 39 (17.65%) DNS
9 35 (15.84%) MPLS
10 31 (14.03%) SAN
11 27 (12.22%) DHCP
12 26 (11.76%) SSL
13 25 (11.31%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (10.86%) VoIP
15 22 (9.95%) IPsec
16 19 (8.60%) OSPF
16 19 (8.60%) IP Telephony
17 18 (8.14%) BGP
17 18 (8.14%) Internet
17 18 (8.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
General
1 35 (15.84%) Finance
2 13 (5.88%) Banking
3 9 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.17%) Law
4 7 (3.17%) Retail
5 5 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.36%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Electronics
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Military
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.45%) .NET
1 1 (0.45%) HTML
1 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.45%) ISPF
1 1 (0.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.81%) IVR
2 4 (1.81%) e-Health
3 3 (1.36%) DTV
3 3 (1.36%) CMDB
4 2 (0.90%) SecurID
4 2 (0.90%) PKI
4 2 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.45%) FMCG
5 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 64 (28.96%) Windows
2 28 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (9.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (7.24%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.88%) Linux
6 7 (3.17%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.90%) UNIX
9 2 (0.90%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.57%) Network Management
2 24 (10.86%) ITIL
3 23 (10.41%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (7.24%) Network Load Balancing
5 14 (6.33%) Time Management
6 11 (4.98%) Configuration Management
6 11 (4.98%) Load Balancing
6 11 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.52%) Migration
8 9 (4.07%) Network Design
9 8 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (3.17%) Change Management
10 7 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.71%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (2.26%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.26%) Information Security
12 5 (2.26%) Network Architecture
13 4 (1.81%) SIEM
13 4 (1.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.43%) SQL
2 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.90%) VBA
3 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.45%) VB
3 1 (0.45%) C
3 1 (0.45%) Java
3 1 (0.45%) Python
3 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (33.48%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (21.72%) CCNA
3 41 (18.55%) CCNP
4 16 (7.24%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.98%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.62%) Degree
6 8 (3.62%) CCIE
7 7 (3.17%) CCSE
8 6 (2.71%) CCSA
9 4 (1.81%) CCSP
9 4 (1.81%) CISSP
9 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.36%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.36%) MCSE
10 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.90%) CCVP
11 2 (0.90%) CCENT
11 2 (0.90%) CISMP
11 2 (0.90%) ISEB
11 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.88%) SLA
2 8 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (13.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.52%) vSphere
4 7 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.90%) Xen
6 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.45%) Firmware
7 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.45%) Snort
7 1 (0.45%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (4.52%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (3.62%) SCCM
3 4 (1.81%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.81%) WSUS
4 3 (1.36%) MOM
4 3 (1.36%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.90%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.90%) Nmap
5 2 (0.90%) Nessus
5 2 (0.90%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.90%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.45%) Nagios
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 144 (65.16%) Cisco
2 86 (38.91%) CheckPoint
3 54 (24.43%) Juniper
4 34 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 32 (14.48%) VMware
6 29 (13.12%) Microsoft
7 28 (12.67%) HP
8 26 (11.76%) SolarWinds
9 16 (7.24%) F5
10 14 (6.33%) Nokia
11 13 (5.88%) Citrix
12 12 (5.43%) CA
13 10 (4.52%) IBM
14 8 (3.62%) IronPort
15 7 (3.17%) Oracle
15 7 (3.17%) Avaya
16 6 (2.71%) Riverbed
16 6 (2.71%) BT
16 6 (2.71%) Websense
17 4 (1.81%) Remedy
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