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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Analyst
Rank 485 476 489
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Analyst 98 77 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 30
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£350 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £267 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.44% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £29.75 £27.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +19.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+8.18% +42.85%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 88 £350 -3.44% 23
London -15 31 £350 -6.66% 10
South East +8 23 £370 +37.03% 3
East of England +9 11 £180 -25.31%
Yorkshire +1 11 £250 - 3
Surrey 0 9 £370 +37.03% 1
South West -10 9 £363 +20.83% 4
Scotland -6 7 £325 - 1
City of London +5 5 £375 +3.44% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £180 -25.31%
Edinburgh - 5 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Devon -5 3 - -
North West -15 3 - -
Hampshire -19 3 £325 -23.52% 2
Watford - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Manchester -3 2 - -
West Yorkshire -7 2 - - 2
Norfolk - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
York - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £325 - 2
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - - 3
Farnborough - - - -

Network Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 116 (55.50%) Cisco
2 114 (54.55%) Firewall
3 105 (50.24%) WAN
4 95 (45.45%) LAN
5 75 (35.89%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (30.62%) Windows
6 64 (30.62%) CheckPoint
7 53 (25.36%) Network Security
8 49 (23.44%) VPN
9 46 (22.01%) CCNA
10 44 (21.05%) CCNP
11 42 (20.10%) Juniper
12 38 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 37 (17.70%) MPLS
14 36 (17.22%) DNS
15 35 (16.75%) VoIP
15 35 (16.75%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (16.27%) Security Cleared
17 32 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 32 (15.31%) Wireless
18 30 (14.35%) Finance
18 30 (14.35%) VMware
19 28 (13.40%) TCP/IP
20 27 (12.92%) SC Cleared
20 27 (12.92%) SolarWinds
21 26 (12.44%) F5
21 26 (12.44%) Blue Coat
21 26 (12.44%) HP
22 25 (11.96%) SAN
23 24 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003

Network Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (4.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.35%) IIS
3 6 (2.87%) Apache
4 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) Lync
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) IaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 114 (54.55%) Firewall
2 105 (50.24%) WAN
3 95 (45.45%) LAN
4 53 (25.36%) Network Security
5 49 (23.44%) VPN
6 37 (17.70%) MPLS
7 36 (17.22%) DNS
8 35 (16.75%) VoIP
8 35 (16.75%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (15.31%) Wireless
10 28 (13.40%) TCP/IP
11 25 (11.96%) SAN
12 24 (11.48%) BGP
13 22 (10.53%) DHCP
14 21 (10.05%) VLAN
15 20 (9.57%) OSPF
15 20 (9.57%) WLAN
16 19 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (8.13%) EIGRP
18 15 (7.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) DB2
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Fiddler
General
1 30 (14.35%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Law
3 14 (6.70%) Banking
4 7 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.39%) Retail
6 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.91%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) HTML
2 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.48%) Web Services
2 1 (0.48%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.83%) IVR
3 6 (2.87%) e-Health
4 4 (1.91%) SecurID
5 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) Open Source
6 1 (0.48%) Statistics
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.62%) Windows
2 32 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (5.74%) Linux
5 11 (5.26%) UNIX
6 8 (3.83%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.91%) AIX
7 4 (1.91%) Solaris
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.44%) SUSE
8 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (9.57%) Load Balancing
1 20 (9.57%) Network Management
2 16 (7.66%) Change Management
2 16 (7.66%) ITIL
3 12 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (5.26%) Workflow
5 10 (4.78%) Asset Management
6 9 (4.31%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (4.31%) Network Architecture
6 9 (4.31%) Fault Management
7 7 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (3.35%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (3.35%) Mentoring
7 7 (3.35%) Incident Management
7 7 (3.35%) Time Management
8 6 (2.87%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (2.87%) Information Security
8 6 (2.87%) Network Design
9 5 (2.39%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (2.39%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.35%) SQL
2 3 (1.44%) VB
3 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.48%) C
4 1 (0.48%) Java
4 1 (0.48%) Python
4 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (35.89%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (22.01%) CCNA
3 44 (21.05%) CCNP
4 34 (16.27%) Security Cleared
5 27 (12.92%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.78%) CCSA
6 10 (4.78%) CCSE
7 8 (3.83%) CISM
8 7 (3.35%) CISSP
8 7 (3.35%) CCIE
9 6 (2.87%) CCSP
9 6 (2.87%) Degree
10 5 (2.39%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.44%) MCSE
11 3 (1.44%) MCSA
11 3 (1.44%) ISEB
12 2 (0.96%) CCDA
12 2 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) SLA
2 6 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.35%) vSphere
5 4 (1.91%) Firmware
6 3 (1.44%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (1.44%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.96%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.96%) Nmap
7 2 (0.96%) UAG
7 2 (0.96%) XenApp
8 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.48%) Snort
8 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.31%) MOM
2 7 (3.35%) SCCM
2 7 (3.35%) WSUS
2 7 (3.35%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (2.39%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.91%) SCOM
5 3 (1.44%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.44%) Nessus
6 2 (0.96%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.96%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 116 (55.50%) Cisco
2 64 (30.62%) CheckPoint
3 42 (20.10%) Juniper
4 30 (14.35%) VMware
5 27 (12.92%) SolarWinds
6 26 (12.44%) F5
6 26 (12.44%) Blue Coat
6 26 (12.44%) HP
7 22 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 20 (9.57%) Citrix
9 18 (8.61%) Riverbed
9 18 (8.61%) Nokia
10 14 (6.70%) Avaya
11 10 (4.78%) IBM
11 10 (4.78%) CA
11 10 (4.78%) BT
12 9 (4.31%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.35%) Tufin
13 7 (3.35%) Remedy
14 6 (2.87%) Websense
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