The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Specialist
Rank - - 204
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Specialist 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £422 -
% change year-on-year
-7.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Support Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2993 4783 5548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.41% 95.01% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 3663 3992
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5