Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Specialist was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 181 191
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 17 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
East of England median daily rate £295 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.22% +19.35% +3.33%
10th Percentile £184 £326 £300
90th Percentile £370 £514 £531
England median daily rate £415 £406 £379
% change year-on-year +2.15% +7.26% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 - -
England median hourly rate £25.69 - £52.17

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4804 4662 5665
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 95.67% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2763 2685 3316
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £207
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 373 537
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.60 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in the East of England

Network Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Specialist in the East of England

Network Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Specialist in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Specialist in the East of England

Network Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Specialist in the East of England

Network Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 13 £295 -
Bedfordshire -8 2 £130 -59.38%
Hertfordshire -11 2 £450 -2.70% 1
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Network Specialist 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 across the East of England region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) VoIP
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (41.18%) Information Security
6 6 (35.29%) Private Cloud
7 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
8 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
8 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (23.53%) Information Governance
8 4 (23.53%) Proactive Management
9 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
9 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
9 3 (17.65%) NHS
10 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (11.76%) HP
10 2 (11.76%) CCNP
10 2 (11.76%) VPN
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (11.76%) High Availability
10 2 (11.76%) Degree
11 1 (5.88%) HSRP
11 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012

Network Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
1 10 (58.82%) VoIP
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
5 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 1 (5.88%) BGP
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (5.88%) DWDM
7 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.88%) HSRP
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) OSPF
7 1 (5.88%) RIP
7 1 (5.88%) SSL
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) VRRP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Private Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
3 4 (23.53%) Information Governance
3 4 (23.53%) Proactive Management
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Network Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) VMware