The median contractor rate for a Network Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Analyst
UK
Rank 499 523 486
Rank change year-on-year +24 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Analyst 97 119 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 75 74
Median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £21.78 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +8.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £12.72 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.56 £28.50 £28.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +8.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Network Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Network Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Analyst.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Analyst over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +15 95 £350 - 17
London +41 40 £375 +3.44% 6
South East +32 31 £300 +1.18% 1
Buckinghamshire - 14 £330 -
Milton Keynes - 12 £265 -
City of London +12 10 £425 +6.91% 1
Bristol 0 8 £375 +7.14%
South West -11 8 £375 +7.14% 1
Berkshire +28 7 £325 +2.20% 1
North West +13 6 - - 2
Manchester -2 6 - -
Hampshire +13 5 £305 -9.62%
Bracknell - 4 £300 -
West Midlands +7 3 £400 +28.00% 2
East Midlands -4 3 £239 +16.46%
East of England -10 3 £400 +14.28% 5
Fareham - 3 £310 -
Birmingham -1 2 £425 -
Derbyshire -8 2 £165 +43.47%
Kent - 2 £200 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2
Scotland +18 1 £400 +10.34% 1
Reading +18 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +11 1 £425 +9.67%
Yorkshire +9 1 £425 +9.67%
Southampton +5 1 £200 -40.74%
Glasgow +3 1 £400 -
Surrey 0 1 £200 -38.46%
Northamptonshire -2 1 £313 +52.43%

Network Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Network Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 132 (69.47%) Cisco
2 98 (51.58%) Firewall
3 86 (45.26%) WAN
4 80 (42.11%) LAN
5 76 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (34.74%) Network Security
7 62 (32.63%) CheckPoint
8 54 (28.42%) Cisco ASA
9 52 (27.37%) Wireless
10 50 (26.32%) Data Centre
11 47 (24.74%) F5
12 46 (24.21%) CCNP
12 46 (24.21%) CCNA
13 42 (22.11%) VPN
14 40 (21.05%) MPLS
15 33 (17.37%) ITIL
16 30 (15.79%) TCP/IP
16 30 (15.79%) Juniper
17 29 (15.26%) DNS
17 29 (15.26%) BGP
17 29 (15.26%) Cisco Nexus
18 26 (13.68%) VoIP
19 24 (12.63%) Finance
19 24 (12.63%) Network Management
20 23 (12.11%) OSPF
20 23 (12.11%) DHCP
21 20 (10.53%) Microsoft
22 19 (10.00%) Citrix
22 19 (10.00%) Windows
22 19 (10.00%) VMware

Network Analyst 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.53%) IIS
1 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.11%) Office 365
2 3 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (51.58%) Firewall
2 86 (45.26%) WAN
3 80 (42.11%) LAN
4 66 (34.74%) Network Security
5 54 (28.42%) Cisco ASA
6 52 (27.37%) Wireless
7 42 (22.11%) VPN
8 40 (21.05%) MPLS
9 30 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 29 (15.26%) BGP
10 29 (15.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (15.26%) DNS
11 26 (13.68%) VoIP
12 23 (12.11%) DHCP
12 23 (12.11%) OSPF
13 18 (9.47%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (9.47%) WLAN
14 15 (7.89%) IPsec
14 15 (7.89%) Unified Communications
15 14 (7.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) JMeter
1 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 17 (8.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.68%) Banking
4 5 (2.63%) Retail
5 4 (2.11%) Law
6 3 (1.58%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.74%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
2 1 (0.53%) WSH
2 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.84%) IVR
4 8 (4.21%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.21%) NHS
5 7 (3.68%) Clustering
6 6 (3.16%) e-Health
6 6 (3.16%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.05%) User Experience
8 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.53%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.53%) FMCG
9 1 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.00%) Windows
2 12 (6.32%) Linux
3 9 (4.74%) Unix
4 8 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.37%) ITIL
2 24 (12.63%) Network Management
3 17 (8.95%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 14 (7.37%) Network Design
6 13 (6.84%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.32%) Information Security
8 11 (5.79%) Workflow
9 10 (5.26%) Network Architecture
9 10 (5.26%) Time Management
10 9 (4.74%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (3.68%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.68%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.16%) Change Management
12 6 (3.16%) Demand Management
12 6 (3.16%) ITIL V3
12 6 (3.16%) Network Segmentation
12 6 (3.16%) Project Management
13 5 (2.63%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.58%) Perl
2 2 (1.05%) SQL
3 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.53%) Python
3 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (24.21%) CCNA
2 46 (24.21%) CCNP
3 19 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.84%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.32%) CCSA
6 10 (5.26%) Degree
7 9 (4.74%) CCSE
8 8 (4.21%) CISSP
9 5 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (2.63%) CISM
9 5 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.11%) CCDA
10 4 (2.11%) CCDP
11 3 (1.58%) CCIE
11 3 (1.58%) CCSP
11 3 (1.58%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.58%) PMP
12 2 (1.05%) CEH
12 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) SLA
2 4 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.05%) EMIR
3 2 (1.05%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) GxP
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.11%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.05%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (5.79%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.68%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.16%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (3.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.58%) SCCM
5 1 (0.53%) AppManager
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.53%) Nagios
5 1 (0.53%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.53%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 132 (69.47%) Cisco
2 62 (32.63%) CheckPoint
3 47 (24.74%) F5
4 30 (15.79%) Juniper
5 20 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 19 (10.00%) Citrix
6 19 (10.00%) VMware
7 16 (8.42%) Palo Alto
7 16 (8.42%) SolarWinds
8 15 (7.89%) Avaya
9 13 (6.84%) Aruba
9 13 (6.84%) Blue Coat
10 12 (6.32%) Nokia
11 11 (5.79%) Remedy
12 10 (5.26%) CA
13 9 (4.74%) Fortinet
14 8 (4.21%) Riverbed
15 7 (3.68%) HP
16 5 (2.63%) Splunk
17 4 (2.11%) IBM
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