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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Analyst
Rank 505 514 493
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Analyst 101 60 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 40 48
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£340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £29.75 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £35.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +52.17%

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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Network Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 95 £340 +23.63% 26
London +38 46 £370 +28.69% 8
South East -1 15 £283 -13.07% 6
City of London +37 14 £413 +50.00% 3
Hampshire -7 10 £325 -1.51% 3
East of England -28 9 £313 +19.04% 1
South West -29 7 £325 +28.07% 1
West Midlands -7 6 £213 -30.32% 1
Southampton -7 6 £340 +3.03% 3
Hertfordshire -23 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -7 4 £225 -18.18% 7
North West -10 4 £450 +56.52% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £313 -
Cheltenham - 4 £313 -
East Midlands +1 3 £210 -9.18% 1
West Yorkshire -11 3 £175 -22.22% 4
Manchester -12 3 £450 +50.00% 1
Leicestershire +6 2 - -
Surrey -2 2 £283 -13.07%
Watford -4 2 - -
Devon -13 2 £363 +22.88%
Berkshire - 2 £225 -
Sheffield +6 1 £275 -26.66%
South Yorkshire +2 1 £275 -15.38%
Wiltshire -7 1 £315 +48.23%
Coventry -8 1 - -
Scotland -10 1 - -
Bedfordshire -15 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £325 -
West Sussex - 1 £325 -

Network Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 92 (52.57%) Cisco
2 85 (48.57%) Firewall
3 74 (42.29%) LAN
4 73 (41.71%) WAN
5 58 (33.14%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (28.00%) Windows
7 43 (24.57%) Network Security
8 40 (22.86%) CCNA
9 38 (21.71%) TCP/IP
9 38 (21.71%) CheckPoint
10 33 (18.86%) CCNP
10 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
11 31 (17.71%) VPN
12 30 (17.14%) DNS
13 29 (16.57%) VoIP
14 27 (15.43%) Active Directory
14 27 (15.43%) Juniper
14 27 (15.43%) MPLS
15 24 (13.71%) Wireless
16 23 (13.14%) HP
17 20 (11.43%) DHCP
17 20 (11.43%) Security Cleared
18 19 (10.86%) F5
18 19 (10.86%) BGP
18 19 (10.86%) Finance
18 19 (10.86%) VMware
19 17 (9.71%) VLAN
19 17 (9.71%) OSPF
20 16 (9.14%) SQL
20 16 (9.14%) Change Management

Network Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (5.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.86%) IIS
3 3 (1.71%) Apache
3 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.14%) Lync
4 2 (1.14%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.71%) MS Office
3 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 85 (48.57%) Firewall
2 74 (42.29%) LAN
3 73 (41.71%) WAN
4 43 (24.57%) Network Security
5 38 (21.71%) TCP/IP
6 31 (17.71%) VPN
7 30 (17.14%) DNS
8 29 (16.57%) VoIP
9 27 (15.43%) MPLS
10 24 (13.71%) Wireless
11 20 (11.43%) DHCP
12 19 (10.86%) BGP
13 17 (9.71%) OSPF
13 17 (9.71%) VLAN
14 16 (9.14%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (8.00%) Ethernet
15 14 (8.00%) Internet
16 12 (6.86%) SAN
17 11 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (6.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.71%) DB2
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (10.86%) Finance
2 14 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.29%) Banking
4 8 (4.57%) Law
5 7 (4.00%) Retail
6 5 (2.86%) Marketing
6 5 (2.86%) Publishing
7 4 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.71%) Legal
9 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.14%) Local Government
10 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.57%) German Language
10 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.71%) Web Services
1 3 (1.71%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.14%) REST
2 2 (1.14%) JSON
2 2 (1.14%) WAP
3 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.57%) COM
3 1 (0.57%) SOAP
3 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.86%) SecurID
4 3 (1.71%) NHS
4 3 (1.71%) Firmware
5 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.14%) Replication
5 2 (1.14%) PKI
5 2 (1.14%) EPoS
5 2 (1.14%) e-Health
5 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.14%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.57%) CCTV
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) IVR
6 1 (0.57%) DTV
6 1 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.00%) Windows
2 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (7.43%) UNIX
3 13 (7.43%) Linux
4 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.14%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.00%) Solaris
7 5 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.29%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.71%) SUSE
9 3 (1.71%) AIX
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (9.14%) Change Management
2 15 (8.57%) ITIL
3 12 (6.86%) Load Balancing
3 12 (6.86%) Network Management
3 12 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (5.14%) Service Management
5 9 (5.14%) Network Design
6 8 (4.57%) Network Architecture
7 6 (3.43%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.43%) Security Architecture
7 6 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.43%) Workflow
8 5 (2.86%) Validation
8 5 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 5 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 5 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.14%) SQL
2 2 (1.14%) VB
2 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.14%) Perl
3 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (33.14%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (22.86%) CCNA
3 33 (18.86%) CCNP
4 20 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 16 (9.14%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.71%) CISSP
6 10 (5.71%) CISM
7 8 (4.57%) Degree
8 6 (3.43%) CCSA
8 6 (3.43%) CCSP
9 5 (2.86%) ISEB
10 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.71%) CCSE
11 3 (1.71%) MCSE
11 3 (1.71%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.14%) MCSA
12 2 (1.14%) CCIE
12 2 (1.14%) MCP
13 1 (0.57%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) SLA
2 6 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) COBIT
4 1 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (15.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.43%) vSphere
4 3 (1.71%) UAG
4 3 (1.71%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (1.71%) XenApp
4 3 (1.71%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.57%) Nmap
6 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.29%) MOM
2 4 (2.29%) SCCM
3 3 (1.71%) SCOM
4 2 (1.14%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (1.14%) Nessus
4 2 (1.14%) WSUS
4 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 92 (52.57%) Cisco
2 38 (21.71%) CheckPoint
3 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
4 27 (15.43%) Juniper
5 23 (13.14%) HP
6 19 (10.86%) VMware
6 19 (10.86%) F5
7 15 (8.57%) SolarWinds
8 14 (8.00%) Citrix
9 13 (7.43%) Avaya
10 10 (5.71%) Riverbed
11 9 (5.14%) Tufin
12 8 (4.57%) Fortinet
13 7 (4.00%) Oracle
13 7 (4.00%) Blue Coat
13 7 (4.00%) Nortel
14 6 (3.43%) Websense
15 5 (2.86%) BT
15 5 (2.86%) TippingPoint
16 4 (2.29%) ProCurve
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