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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support
London / City of London
Rank 145 142 181
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 8 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £306 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £375 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -

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
2798 3003 4907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.88% 95.67% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 2369 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Network Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (20.00%) Brocade
5 2 (20.00%) Polycom
5 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (20.00%) Aruba
5 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Arista
6 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) HSRP
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DMZ
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) HSRP
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) Multicast
4 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) VRRP
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Aruba
2 2 (20.00%) Brocade
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Polycom
2 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (10.00%) Arista
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds