Period
to 27 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Specialist was £333 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Specialist
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 230 225
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.043% 0.016% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.017% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
City of London median daily rate £333 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.76% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £196 £413 £391
90th Percentile £467 £438 £464
Central London median daily rate £333 £425 £406
% change year-on-year -21.76% +4.62% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,633 5,850 6,242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.54% 95.89% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,235 4,522 4,947
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £290
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 61 97
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.56% -10.58% +11.17%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.95
90th Percentile £39.55 £37.50 £48.60
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.59% -13.90% +11.95%

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Network Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in the City of London

Network Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Specialist in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Specialist in the City of London

Network Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Specialist in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Specialist in the City of London

Network Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Specialist in the City of London

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, Network Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) NGN
1 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ForeScout
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation

Network Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) NGN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) ForeScout
1 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft