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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 397 402 365
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 23 25 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 39
Median daily rate £400 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £216 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.33 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -
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
20325 21355 22289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.03% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14522 15109 16067
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 340 442
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -12 3 £339 -9.66% 1
Chessington - 1 £388 -
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) Firewall
3 14 (32.56%) Wireless
3 14 (32.56%) WAN
4 13 (30.23%) LAN
4 13 (30.23%) OSPF
4 13 (30.23%) Finance
5 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
6 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
6 10 (23.26%) VPN
7 9 (20.93%) VMware
8 8 (18.60%) CCNP
8 8 (18.60%) CCNA
8 8 (18.60%) Windows
8 8 (18.60%) BGP
8 8 (18.60%) HSRP
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (16.28%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (16.28%) VRRP
9 7 (16.28%) DMZ
9 7 (16.28%) VoIP
9 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
10 6 (13.95%) IPsec
10 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
11 5 (11.63%) VLAN
11 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
11 5 (11.63%) CCSA

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 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) Firewall
2 14 (32.56%) WAN
2 14 (32.56%) Wireless
3 13 (30.23%) LAN
3 13 (30.23%) OSPF
4 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
4 10 (23.26%) VPN
5 8 (18.60%) BGP
5 8 (18.60%) HSRP
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (16.28%) DMZ
6 7 (16.28%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (16.28%) VoIP
6 7 (16.28%) VRRP
7 6 (13.95%) IPsec
8 5 (11.63%) DNS
8 5 (11.63%) VLAN
9 4 (9.30%) DHCP
9 4 (9.30%) EIGRP
9 4 (9.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.33%) e-Health
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Change Management
2 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
2 4 (9.30%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) Network Design
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Management
4 2 (4.65%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.33%) Change Control
5 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.33%) Network Management
5 1 (2.33%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.65%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.60%) CCNA
2 8 (18.60%) CCNP
3 5 (11.63%) CCSA
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) CCDA
5 1 (2.33%) CCDE
5 1 (2.33%) CCIE
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (2.33%) KVM
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (4.65%) Nagios
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) Juniper
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
5 4 (9.30%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (4.65%) Aruba
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.65%) Radianz
7 2 (4.65%) Remedy
7 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.33%) LogLogic
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