The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Specialist
Rank - - 220
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate - £238 £225
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6115 5857 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.29% 92.82% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4418 4320 5248
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Network Support Specialist
London

Network Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Support Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Support Specialist
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Network Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Support Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing

Network Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Network Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco