The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 161 203 188
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 4 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 16
Median daily rate £525 £425 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +51.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £228 £290
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -15.00%
Network Support
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
3237 5622 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.60% 94.71% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 4375 4031
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Network Support in the job title.

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Support
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 across the City of London region.

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Network Support 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 City of London region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) CCDE
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCDE
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Equitrac
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft