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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 396 401 403
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 19 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 11
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£373 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £144 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £255
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +12.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +33.52%
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 10 £450 +71.42% 2
Teddington - 1 £250 -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (75.51%) Cisco
2 27 (55.10%) Firewall
3 17 (34.69%) WAN
3 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (30.61%) LAN
5 14 (28.57%) ITIL
5 14 (28.57%) Windows
5 14 (28.57%) OSPF
6 13 (26.53%) BGP
6 13 (26.53%) Network Management
7 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (22.45%) Network Security
7 11 (22.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (22.45%) Juniper
7 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
7 11 (22.45%) VPN
7 11 (22.45%) Wireless
8 10 (20.41%) Finance
8 10 (20.41%) CCNP
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.37%) CCNA
9 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
10 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
10 8 (16.33%) F5
10 8 (16.33%) DHCP
10 8 (16.33%) DNS
10 8 (16.33%) SLA
10 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
10 8 (16.33%) EIGRP

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 17 (34.69%) WAN
3 15 (30.61%) LAN
4 14 (28.57%) OSPF
5 13 (26.53%) BGP
6 11 (22.45%) Wireless
6 11 (22.45%) VPN
6 11 (22.45%) Network Security
6 11 (22.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
8 8 (16.33%) DNS
8 8 (16.33%) DHCP
8 8 (16.33%) EIGRP
8 8 (16.33%) MPLS
9 7 (14.29%) IPsec
9 7 (14.29%) HSRP
10 6 (12.24%) VRRP
10 6 (12.24%) BIG-IP
10 6 (12.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) 802.1X
2 4 (8.16%) XMPP
3 2 (4.08%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.12%) Solaris
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Network Management
3 6 (12.24%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.16%) Investment Management
5 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.12%) Content Management
6 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) eTOM
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) VBScript
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.41%) CCNP
3 9 (18.37%) CCNA
4 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) CCSA
6 3 (6.12%) Degree
7 2 (4.08%) CCIE
8 1 (2.04%) CCSP
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.04%) MCITP
8 1 (2.04%) MCSE
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (6.12%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.08%) Ionix
4 2 (4.08%) Netcool
4 2 (4.08%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.04%) OPNET
5 1 (2.04%) WSUS
5 1 (2.04%) SCCM
5 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Cisco
2 11 (22.45%) Juniper
2 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) F5
5 7 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (8.16%) EMC
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix
6 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.12%) Polycom
7 3 (6.12%) IBM
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle
7 3 (6.12%) McAfee
8 2 (4.08%) Websense
8 2 (4.08%) Infoblox
8 2 (4.08%) NetScout
8 2 (4.08%) Verint
8 2 (4.08%) CyberTech
9 1 (2.04%) Trustwave
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