The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Technician 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 Technician
UK
Rank 597 623 617
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Technician 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.008% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £173 £191 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £178 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £358 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £173 £191 £270
% change year-on-year
-9.44% -29.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 - £20.00

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Network Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Technician in the job title.

Network Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Technician
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Technician Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Technician
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Technician
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Technician within the UK 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
England +38 5 £173 -9.44% 4
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Northallerton - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
South East +18 1 £145 -49.56%
South West - 1 £200 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £145 -
Kent - 1 £145 -
Bristol - 1 £200 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Network Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Network Technician 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 featuring Network Technician in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Broadband
6 2 (22.22%) ISDN
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) e-Health
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) NHS
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Network Design
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server

Network Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Broadband
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) ISDN
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) ADSL
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) e-Health
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto