The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 373 362 383
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 30 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 9
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£296 £325 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% +18.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £412 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
Network Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Support
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Support Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Support
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 6 £293 -22.00% 2
Harrow - 1 £300 -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Network Support 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 in their job title.

1 52 (69.33%) Cisco
2 46 (61.33%) Firewall
3 35 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (34.67%) Network Security
5 25 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (30.67%) Network Management
6 23 (30.67%) CCNA
7 21 (28.00%) Windows
8 19 (25.33%) WAN
9 18 (24.00%) LAN
9 18 (24.00%) Juniper
10 17 (22.67%) ITIL
11 16 (21.33%) VPN
12 15 (20.00%) DNS
13 14 (18.67%) SLA
13 14 (18.67%) CCNP
13 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
14 13 (17.33%) Cisco PIX
15 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.00%) Finance
16 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
16 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
16 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
17 10 (13.33%) Windows 7
17 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (13.33%) OSPF
17 10 (13.33%) Banking
18 9 (12.00%) VMware
18 9 (12.00%) Wireless
18 9 (12.00%) MPLS

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Network Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (61.33%) Firewall
2 26 (34.67%) Network Security
3 25 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (25.33%) WAN
5 18 (24.00%) LAN
6 16 (21.33%) VPN
7 15 (20.00%) DNS
8 13 (17.33%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (13.33%) OSPF
10 9 (12.00%) Wireless
10 9 (12.00%) MPLS
11 8 (10.67%) BGP
11 8 (10.67%) EIGRP
12 7 (9.33%) DHCP
13 6 (8.00%) Intranet
13 6 (8.00%) Internet
14 5 (6.67%) VoIP
14 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
15 4 (5.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) OLAP
3 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.33%) MS Access
3 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) MFC
2 1 (1.33%) XMPP
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.33%) CCTV
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.67%) Linux
6 3 (4.00%) Solaris
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) CentOS
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Network Management
2 17 (22.67%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.33%) Workflow
5 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.00%) Content Management
6 3 (4.00%) Change Management
6 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.67%) Information Security
8 1 (1.33%) Network Design
8 1 (1.33%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (30.67%) CCNA
3 14 (18.67%) CCNP
4 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) CCIE
6 4 (5.33%) Degree
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) MCITP
8 1 (1.33%) MCSE
8 1 (1.33%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) SLA
2 5 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.67%) vSphere
3 2 (2.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.33%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.00%) Netcool
4 2 (2.67%) SCCM
4 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.67%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) Cisco
2 18 (24.00%) Juniper
3 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
4 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.00%) VMware
5 9 (12.00%) McAfee
5 9 (12.00%) F5
5 9 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (9.33%) Remedy
7 6 (8.00%) Infoblox
7 6 (8.00%) Websense
7 6 (8.00%) Citrix
8 5 (6.67%) IBM
9 4 (5.33%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle
10 3 (4.00%) EMC
11 2 (2.67%) HP
12 1 (1.33%) Teradata
12 1 (1.33%) Brocade
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