The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 400 411 376
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 22 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 33
Median daily rate £525 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £178 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £365 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £213 £315
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -32.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.40 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%
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
20543 22146 22132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.17% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14871 15475 15388
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 369 394
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Network Support in the job title.

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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +52 2 £525 +195.77% 4
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Network Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 41 (70.69%) Cisco
2 28 (48.28%) Firewall
3 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (39.66%) WAN
5 19 (32.76%) CCNP
6 15 (25.86%) Network Security
7 13 (22.41%) LAN
8 12 (20.69%) Juniper
9 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
9 11 (18.97%) ITIL
9 11 (18.97%) Windows
9 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
10 10 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 10 (17.24%) CCNA
10 10 (17.24%) Banking
11 9 (15.52%) SLA
11 9 (15.52%) CCIE
11 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
12 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
12 8 (13.79%) Unix
12 8 (13.79%) VoIP
12 8 (13.79%) Wireless
12 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
13 7 (12.07%) MPLS
13 7 (12.07%) CCDP
13 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
13 7 (12.07%) VPN

Network Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Mimecast
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (48.28%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) WAN
3 15 (25.86%) Network Security
4 13 (22.41%) LAN
5 8 (13.79%) VoIP
5 8 (13.79%) Wireless
6 7 (12.07%) MPLS
6 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.07%) VPN
7 6 (10.34%) H.323
8 5 (8.62%) BGP
8 5 (8.62%) Broadband
8 5 (8.62%) CDMA
8 5 (8.62%) GPRS
8 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (8.62%) MGCP
8 5 (8.62%) SS7
8 5 (8.62%) UMTS
8 5 (8.62%) WCDMA
8 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) OLAP
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (17.24%) Banking
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.72%) XML
1 1 (1.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.79%) Unix
4 5 (8.62%) Solaris
4 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.90%) Linux
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) VMS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (6.90%) Network Design
3 4 (6.90%) Network Management
4 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.17%) Low Latency
4 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.45%) Change Management
5 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.45%) Server Patching
5 2 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) ITSM
6 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.76%) CCNP
3 10 (17.24%) CCNA
3 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) CCIE
5 7 (12.07%) CCDP
6 6 (10.34%) Degree
7 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
9 3 (5.17%) CCSA
9 3 (5.17%) CCSE
10 2 (3.45%) CCDE
10 2 (3.45%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.72%) MCP
11 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Firmware
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Cisco
2 12 (20.69%) Juniper
3 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
4 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.62%) Intel Security
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle
6 5 (8.62%) Sybase
7 4 (6.90%) NICE Systems
7 4 (6.90%) VMware
8 3 (5.17%) Citrix
8 3 (5.17%) Sun
9 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.45%) Spiceworks
9 2 (3.45%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.72%) Brocade
10 1 (1.72%) F5
10 1 (1.72%) Google
10 1 (1.72%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.72%) LANDesk