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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 382 407 380
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 33 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.100% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 35
Average daily rate
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£269 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £170 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £403 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.23 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+33.52% -17.97%
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
22549 23350 24613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.05% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15536 16044 16216
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 442 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +31 16 £263 +20.68% 5
Hammersmith - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 44 (64.71%) Cisco
2 42 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (44.12%) WAN
4 29 (42.65%) LAN
4 29 (42.65%) CCNA
5 27 (39.71%) Firewall
6 21 (30.88%) CCNP
6 21 (30.88%) VPN
7 18 (26.47%) VoIP
8 17 (25.00%) Windows
9 15 (22.06%) ITIL
9 15 (22.06%) MPLS
10 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (17.65%) Juniper
11 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
11 11 (16.18%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (16.18%) Finance
11 11 (16.18%) OPNET
11 11 (16.18%) IP Telephony
11 11 (16.18%) SolarWinds
11 11 (16.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (14.71%) XMPP
12 10 (14.71%) Cisco IPT
12 10 (14.71%) VMware
12 10 (14.71%) Wireless
12 10 (14.71%) BGP
12 10 (14.71%) EIGRP
13 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (11.76%) Active Directory

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.12%) WAN
2 29 (42.65%) LAN
3 27 (39.71%) Firewall
4 21 (30.88%) VPN
5 18 (26.47%) VoIP
6 15 (22.06%) MPLS
7 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
7 11 (16.18%) IP Telephony
8 10 (14.71%) Cisco IPT
8 10 (14.71%) Wireless
8 10 (14.71%) BGP
8 10 (14.71%) EIGRP
9 8 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.82%) DNS
10 6 (8.82%) OSPF
11 5 (7.35%) SAN
11 5 (7.35%) IPsec
11 5 (7.35%) Multicast
12 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) XMPP
2 1 (1.47%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) NHS
2 2 (2.94%) PKI
2 2 (2.94%) Taxonomies
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Statistics
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) SecurID
3 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.47%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.47%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.94%) UNIX
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.47%) VMS
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.82%) Migration
4 5 (7.35%) Change Management
5 3 (4.41%) Network Design
5 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.41%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.94%) Network Management
6 2 (2.94%) High Availability
6 2 (2.94%) Change Control
6 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.94%) ISMS
6 2 (2.94%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.94%) Workflow
7 1 (1.47%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.47%) Project Management
7 1 (1.47%) Service Management
7 1 (1.47%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 42 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (42.65%) CCNA
3 21 (30.88%) CCNP
4 11 (16.18%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.35%) Degree
6 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.88%) MCSE
6 4 (5.88%) MCSA
7 3 (4.41%) CCVP
8 2 (2.94%) CCIE
8 2 (2.94%) MCP
8 2 (2.94%) MCSM
9 1 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.47%) CCIP
9 1 (1.47%) CCSP
9 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) XenApp
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) OPNET
1 11 (16.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.94%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (64.71%) Cisco
2 12 (17.65%) Juniper
3 11 (16.18%) SolarWinds
4 10 (14.71%) VMware
5 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.82%) F5
7 6 (8.82%) Websense
8 5 (7.35%) HP
9 4 (5.88%) Mitel
9 4 (5.88%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.41%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 3 (4.41%) Apple
11 2 (2.94%) Symantec
11 2 (2.94%) Dell
12 1 (1.47%) CommVault
12 1 (1.47%) NetApp
12 1 (1.47%) Nokia
12 1 (1.47%) McAfee
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