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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support
England / London
Rank 380 375 368
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 31 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 37
Median daily rate £438 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £429 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +12.19%

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
18123 20410 20190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 95.01% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12969 14468 14154
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 301 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £52.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 -6 7 £313 -16.66%
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 40 (76.92%) Cisco
2 22 (42.31%) Firewall
3 20 (38.46%) WAN
4 19 (36.54%) VPN
5 18 (34.62%) CheckPoint
5 18 (34.62%) Wireless
6 17 (32.69%) OSPF
7 16 (30.77%) LAN
8 15 (28.85%) Finance
9 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (23.08%) BGP
10 12 (23.08%) VoIP
11 11 (21.15%) CCNP
11 11 (21.15%) Asset Management
12 10 (19.23%) IPsec
12 10 (19.23%) VRRP
12 10 (19.23%) DMZ
12 10 (19.23%) HSRP
13 9 (17.31%) Spanning Tree
13 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (17.31%) CCNA
14 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.38%) ITIL
14 8 (15.38%) Windows
14 8 (15.38%) Juniper
14 8 (15.38%) CCSA
15 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
15 7 (13.46%) EIGRP
15 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (13.46%) 802.1X

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 3 (5.77%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) Firewall
2 20 (38.46%) WAN
3 19 (36.54%) VPN
4 18 (34.62%) Wireless
5 17 (32.69%) OSPF
6 16 (30.77%) LAN
7 12 (23.08%) BGP
7 12 (23.08%) VoIP
8 10 (19.23%) DMZ
8 10 (19.23%) HSRP
8 10 (19.23%) IPsec
8 10 (19.23%) VRRP
9 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (17.31%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (13.46%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (13.46%) EIGRP
10 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.62%) MPLS
11 5 (9.62%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) French Language
3 1 (1.92%) German Language
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.85%) NHS
3 2 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) e-Health
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.85%) Unix
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) CentOS
7 1 (1.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Asset Management
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Investment Management
4 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.77%) Change Management
5 3 (5.77%) Network Management
5 3 (5.77%) Server Patching
6 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) Perl
2 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.15%) CCNP
3 9 (17.31%) CCNA
4 8 (15.38%) CCSA
5 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) CCIE
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Firmware
2 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.85%) KVM
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) Pingdom
2 2 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.92%) Cacti
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.92%) OpenView
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) Cisco
2 18 (34.62%) CheckPoint
3 8 (15.38%) Juniper
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.54%) VMware
5 5 (9.62%) HP
6 4 (7.69%) Avaya
6 4 (7.69%) Citrix
6 4 (7.69%) F5
6 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.69%) Remedy
7 3 (5.77%) Dell
7 3 (5.77%) Equitrac
7 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.77%) Nortel
8 2 (3.85%) Arista
8 2 (3.85%) Aruba
8 2 (3.85%) Brocade
8 2 (3.85%) Polycom
8 2 (3.85%) Riverbed