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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 407 384 386
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 22 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.15% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 14
Average daily rate
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£310 £288 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £148 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £219 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
-32.69% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+72.83% -13.36%
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
21516 21606 21259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.92% 92.92% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15038 15032 14412
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 378 453
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -15 3 £230 -34.28% 7
Teddington - 1 £250 -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (62.12%) Cisco
2 37 (56.06%) Firewall
3 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (33.33%) Windows
5 19 (28.79%) Network Security
6 18 (27.27%) WAN
7 17 (25.76%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (24.24%) VPN
8 16 (24.24%) DNS
8 16 (24.24%) LAN
9 15 (22.73%) Juniper
9 15 (22.73%) Network Management
10 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
10 14 (21.21%) ITIL
11 13 (19.70%) CCNA
12 12 (18.18%) SLA
12 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
12 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
13 11 (16.67%) CCNP
13 11 (16.67%) Wireless
14 10 (15.15%) Finance
14 10 (15.15%) Blue Coat
14 10 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
15 9 (13.64%) VMware
15 9 (13.64%) MPLS
15 9 (13.64%) McAfee
16 8 (12.12%) OSPF
16 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.06%) Firewall
2 19 (28.79%) Network Security
3 18 (27.27%) WAN
4 17 (25.76%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (24.24%) LAN
5 16 (24.24%) VPN
5 16 (24.24%) DNS
6 11 (16.67%) Wireless
7 10 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (13.64%) MPLS
9 8 (12.12%) OSPF
10 7 (10.61%) BGP
10 7 (10.61%) DHCP
11 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 6 (9.09%) Intranet
11 6 (9.09%) Internet
11 6 (9.09%) EIGRP
11 6 (9.09%) VLAN
12 5 (7.58%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (7.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) OLAP
3 1 (1.52%) MS Access
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) MFC
1 2 (3.03%) XMPP
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) CCTV
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.58%) Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.55%) Solaris
8 2 (3.03%) CentOS
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Network Management
2 14 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (10.61%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (7.58%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.55%) Content Management
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.03%) Information Security
7 2 (3.03%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.03%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.52%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.70%) CCNA
3 11 (16.67%) CCNP
4 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.58%) CCIE
7 4 (6.06%) Degree
8 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.52%) CCSA
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.52%) MCITP
9 1 (1.52%) MCSE
9 1 (1.52%) MCSA
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Firmware
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) AirWatch
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.03%) Netcool
3 2 (3.03%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.52%) OPNET
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (62.12%) Cisco
2 15 (22.73%) Juniper
3 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.15%) Blue Coat
5 9 (13.64%) VMware
5 9 (13.64%) McAfee
6 7 (10.61%) Remedy
6 7 (10.61%) Citrix
7 6 (9.09%) Websense
7 6 (9.09%) Infoblox
7 6 (9.09%) F5
8 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.06%) IBM
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle
10 2 (3.03%) EMC
11 1 (1.52%) Avaya
11 1 (1.52%) HP
11 1 (1.52%) Dell
11 1 (1.52%) Sophos
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