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 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 390 378 374
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 28 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 33
Median daily rate £390 £284 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.44% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £206 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £330 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £240 £310
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.40 £16.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.06% +65.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +87.50%
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
20593 20740 21645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.96% 94.54% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 14359 15231
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 391 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.27% +13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 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 1 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 +28 1 £525 +98.11% 4
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 52 (73.24%) Cisco
2 36 (50.70%) Firewall
3 33 (46.48%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (42.25%) WAN
5 27 (38.03%) CCNP
6 20 (28.17%) Juniper
7 19 (26.76%) Network Security
8 18 (25.35%) CheckPoint
9 17 (23.94%) LAN
10 16 (22.54%) ITIL
11 14 (19.72%) Finance
12 13 (18.31%) Windows
13 12 (16.90%) SLA
14 11 (15.49%) VPN
14 11 (15.49%) MPLS
14 11 (15.49%) CCNA
14 11 (15.49%) CCIE
14 11 (15.49%) Unix
14 11 (15.49%) Network Monitoring
14 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
15 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
15 10 (14.08%) Banking
15 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
16 9 (12.68%) Wireless
16 9 (12.68%) BGP
16 9 (12.68%) VoIP
16 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (12.68%) SolarWinds
16 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
17 8 (11.27%) Oracle

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 (4.23%) IIS
1 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.70%) Firewall
2 30 (42.25%) WAN
3 19 (26.76%) Network Security
4 17 (23.94%) LAN
5 11 (15.49%) MPLS
5 11 (15.49%) VPN
6 9 (12.68%) BGP
6 9 (12.68%) VoIP
6 9 (12.68%) Wireless
7 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.86%) H.323
8 7 (9.86%) ISDN
9 6 (8.45%) CDMA
9 6 (8.45%) GPRS
9 6 (8.45%) GSM
9 6 (8.45%) MGCP
9 6 (8.45%) OSPF
9 6 (8.45%) SS7
9 6 (8.45%) UMTS
9 6 (8.45%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.41%) OLAP
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
2 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.23%) New Media
3 3 (4.23%) Wiki
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Unix
3 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) Linux
4 6 (8.45%) Solaris
4 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) VMS
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (9.86%) Network Management
4 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.63%) Low Latency
4 4 (5.63%) Network Design
5 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.23%) Service Management
6 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.82%) Change Management
6 2 (2.82%) High Availability
6 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.82%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.82%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (2.82%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (46.48%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (38.03%) CCNP
3 11 (15.49%) CCIE
3 11 (15.49%) CCNA
4 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.86%) CCDP
5 7 (9.86%) Degree
6 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.63%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.23%) CCSA
8 3 (4.23%) CCSE
9 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.41%) CCDE
9 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.41%) MCP
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.82%) Firmware
3 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 52 (73.24%) Cisco
2 20 (28.17%) Juniper
3 18 (25.35%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.68%) SolarWinds
5 8 (11.27%) Oracle
6 7 (9.86%) VMware
7 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.45%) Sybase
8 5 (7.04%) Intel Security
9 4 (5.63%) Infoblox
9 4 (5.63%) NICE Systems
9 4 (5.63%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.23%) Brocade
10 3 (4.23%) Citrix
10 3 (4.23%) F5
10 3 (4.23%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.23%) SAP
10 3 (4.23%) Sun
10 3 (4.23%) Vyatta
11 2 (2.82%) HP
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