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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 354 355 360
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 45 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 6
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£300 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £255
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £24.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+23.95% -14.28%
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +18 7 £320 -14.66% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Rainham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 61 (59.22%) Firewall
2 57 (55.34%) Cisco
3 42 (40.78%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (35.92%) Windows
5 30 (29.13%) WAN
6 29 (28.16%) DNS
7 28 (27.18%) CCNA
8 26 (25.24%) Network Security
9 25 (24.27%) Juniper
10 24 (23.30%) TCP/IP
11 23 (22.33%) VPN
11 23 (22.33%) LAN
11 23 (22.33%) Network Monitoring
12 21 (20.39%) CheckPoint
12 21 (20.39%) BGP
13 19 (18.45%) Active Directory
14 18 (17.48%) Linux
14 18 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (17.48%) VLAN
15 17 (16.50%) HSRP
15 17 (16.50%) MPLS
15 17 (16.50%) CCNP
16 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.56%) SLA
16 15 (14.56%) OSPF
16 15 (14.56%) Network Management
17 14 (13.59%) F5
17 14 (13.59%) Blue Coat
17 14 (13.59%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (13.59%) Finance

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Office
2 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (59.22%) Firewall
2 30 (29.13%) WAN
3 29 (28.16%) DNS
4 26 (25.24%) Network Security
5 24 (23.30%) TCP/IP
6 23 (22.33%) VPN
6 23 (22.33%) LAN
7 21 (20.39%) BGP
8 18 (17.48%) VLAN
8 18 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (16.50%) HSRP
9 17 (16.50%) MPLS
10 15 (14.56%) OSPF
11 14 (13.59%) IPsec
11 14 (13.59%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (13.59%) HTTP
11 14 (13.59%) HTTPS
12 13 (12.62%) Wireless
13 12 (11.65%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (7.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) OLAP
2 1 (0.97%) MS Access
2 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Games
4 2 (1.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) .NET
1 1 (0.97%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) PKI
3 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) e-Health
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) CCTV
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Windows
2 18 (17.48%) Linux
3 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.94%) CentOS
8 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.97%) UNIX
9 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (14.56%) Network Management
3 10 (9.71%) ITIL
3 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
3 10 (9.71%) Change Management
4 8 (7.77%) Workflow
5 7 (6.80%) High Availability
5 7 (6.80%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (6.80%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (6.80%) ISMS
5 7 (6.80%) Information Assurance
6 6 (5.83%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.88%) Network Design
7 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.91%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.94%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.94%) Change Control
9 2 (1.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.94%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.85%) SQL
2 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.97%) VBScript
3 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (40.78%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (27.18%) CCNA
3 17 (16.50%) CCNP
4 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.83%) CCIE
6 5 (4.85%) MCSE
6 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.88%) Degree
8 2 (1.94%) MCITP
8 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.94%) MCSA
9 1 (0.97%) MCP
9 1 (0.97%) CCVP
9 1 (0.97%) CCDP
9 1 (0.97%) CCENT
9 1 (0.97%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) SLA
2 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) XenApp
3 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.94%) vSphere
3 2 (1.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.97%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) SCCM
1 2 (1.94%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.97%) Netcool
2 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.97%) WSUS
2 1 (0.97%) SCOM
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 57 (55.34%) Cisco
2 25 (24.27%) Juniper
3 21 (20.39%) CheckPoint
4 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (13.59%) Blue Coat
5 14 (13.59%) F5
6 12 (11.65%) Riverbed
7 10 (9.71%) VMware
8 8 (7.77%) Websense
9 7 (6.80%) Remedy
9 7 (6.80%) McAfee
10 6 (5.83%) Infoblox
10 6 (5.83%) HP
10 6 (5.83%) Citrix
11 4 (3.88%) Avaya
12 3 (2.91%) IBM
12 3 (2.91%) Nortel
13 2 (1.94%) Dell
13 2 (1.94%) CA
14 1 (0.97%) NetApp
London
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