Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Analyst was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 781 685 714
Rank change year-on-year -96 +29 -66
Contract jobs requiring a Network Analyst 106 207 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 120 112
UK median daily rate £356 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +0.72% +2.21%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £208
90th Percentile £488 £438 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.42% -57.69% +122.86%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.08 £22.00
90th Percentile £41.80 £38.43 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +142.42% -57.69% +126.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Network Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Analyst over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England -76 105 £363 +3.57% 10
UK excluding London -64 65 £375 +7.14% 8
London -13 41 £310 -4.62% 5
South East -25 28 £425 +18.06% 2
East of England -20 16 £375 +36.36% 1
South West -24 15 £375 -6.25%
North of England +43 7 £370 -10.30%
North West +16 7 £370 -17.78%
Midlands +6 5 £325 -7.14% 2
West Midlands +20 4 £325 -11.86% 1
East Midlands -13 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £225 -

Network Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 51 (48.11%) Firewall
2 49 (46.23%) Cisco
3 43 (40.57%) WAN
4 34 (32.08%) LAN
5 32 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (26.42%) Wireless
7 23 (21.70%) CCNA
8 22 (20.75%) Data Centre
9 21 (19.81%) Network Security
10 20 (18.87%) CCNP
11 19 (17.92%) CheckPoint
12 18 (16.98%) ITIL
12 18 (16.98%) Finance
12 18 (16.98%) Juniper
13 17 (16.04%) Windows
13 17 (16.04%) VPN
14 16 (15.09%) TCP/IP
15 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
16 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
16 13 (12.26%) F5
17 12 (11.32%) DNS
17 12 (11.32%) OSPF
18 11 (10.38%) MPLS
18 11 (10.38%) DHCP
19 10 (9.43%) BGP
19 10 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
19 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
20 9 (8.49%) VoIP
20 9 (8.49%) Citrix

Network Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (7.55%) Skype for Business
2 6 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.94%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (48.11%) Firewall
2 43 (40.57%) WAN
3 34 (32.08%) LAN
4 28 (26.42%) Wireless
5 21 (19.81%) Network Security
6 17 (16.04%) VPN
7 16 (15.09%) TCP/IP
8 12 (11.32%) DNS
8 12 (11.32%) OSPF
9 11 (10.38%) DHCP
9 11 (10.38%) MPLS
10 10 (9.43%) BGP
11 9 (8.49%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (8.49%) VoIP
12 8 (7.55%) Skype
12 8 (7.55%) SSL
13 7 (6.60%) Broadband
14 6 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (5.66%) SAN
15 5 (4.72%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.72%) Marketing
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) French Language
6 2 (1.89%) German Language
6 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) NHS
4 3 (2.83%) RIA
5 2 (1.89%) FMCG
5 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) BYOD
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.94%) Derivative
6 1 (0.94%) Equities
6 1 (0.94%) PDA
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Linux
2 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.94%) Debian
6 1 (0.94%) HPUX
6 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ITIL
2 10 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.60%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.60%) Network Design
5 6 (5.66%) High Availability
6 5 (4.72%) Business Analysis
6 5 (4.72%) Change Management
6 5 (4.72%) Demand Management
6 5 (4.72%) Information Security
6 5 (4.72%) Network Management
6 5 (4.72%) Project Management
6 5 (4.72%) SIEM
7 4 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.77%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (3.77%) Use Case
8 3 (2.83%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (2.83%) Business Change Management
8 3 (2.83%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (2.83%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) C
1 3 (2.83%) Python
2 1 (0.94%) C++
2 1 (0.94%) Scala
2 1 (0.94%) SQL
2 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (21.70%) CCNA
3 20 (18.87%) CCNP
4 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.60%) Degree
6 6 (5.66%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.72%) CCSA
7 5 (4.72%) CCSE
7 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.77%) CCIE
8 4 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.89%) CISM
9 2 (1.89%) CISSP
10 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.94%) CEH
10 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.94%) CRISC
10 1 (0.94%) GSEC
10 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) FINRA
2 1 (0.94%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.83%) vSphere
3 2 (1.89%) DFS Replication
3 2 (1.89%) NFS
4 1 (0.94%) Samba
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.89%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.89%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.94%) Nagios
3 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (46.23%) Cisco
2 19 (17.92%) CheckPoint
3 18 (16.98%) Juniper
4 13 (12.26%) F5
5 9 (8.49%) Citrix
6 8 (7.55%) Blue Coat
6 8 (7.55%) HP
6 8 (7.55%) Nokia
7 7 (6.60%) McAfee
8 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.72%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.72%) NICE Systems
9 5 (4.72%) Red Box
10 4 (3.77%) Nortel
10 4 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.77%) VMware
11 3 (2.83%) Avaya
11 3 (2.83%) NetApp
11 3 (2.83%) SAP