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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 405 373 389
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 28 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 25
Average daily rate £356 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £167 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £349 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +73.91%
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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +37 2 - - 4
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 46 (71.88%) Cisco
2 34 (53.13%) Firewall
3 29 (45.31%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (39.06%) CCNP
5 22 (34.38%) Juniper
6 21 (32.81%) WAN
7 19 (29.69%) CheckPoint
8 18 (28.13%) LAN
9 15 (23.44%) Finance
10 14 (21.88%) ITIL
10 14 (21.88%) Windows
11 13 (20.31%) CCNA
12 11 (17.19%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (17.19%) SLA
12 11 (17.19%) MPLS
12 11 (17.19%) BGP
13 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
13 10 (15.63%) Unix
13 10 (15.63%) Network Security
14 9 (14.06%) SolarWinds
14 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
14 9 (14.06%) VoIP
14 9 (14.06%) VPN
15 8 (12.50%) VMware
15 8 (12.50%) Wireless
15 8 (12.50%) OSPF
15 8 (12.50%) Oracle
15 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (10.94%) Computer Science

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (4.69%) IIS
1 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (53.13%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) WAN
3 18 (28.13%) LAN
4 11 (17.19%) BGP
4 11 (17.19%) MPLS
5 10 (15.63%) Network Security
6 9 (14.06%) VoIP
6 9 (14.06%) VPN
7 8 (12.50%) OSPF
7 8 (12.50%) Wireless
8 7 (10.94%) H.323
9 6 (9.38%) CDMA
9 6 (9.38%) GPRS
9 6 (9.38%) GSM
9 6 (9.38%) MGCP
9 6 (9.38%) NGN
9 6 (9.38%) SS7
9 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.38%) UMTS
9 6 (9.38%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) OLAP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) New Media
2 3 (4.69%) Wiki
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Unix
3 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.38%) Solaris
6 5 (7.81%) Linux
6 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.56%) CentOS
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.56%) VMS
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (7.81%) Low Latency
3 5 (7.81%) Network Management
4 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) Change Management
6 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.13%) High Availability
6 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.13%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.13%) Network Design
6 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.13%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (3.13%) Server Patching
6 2 (3.13%) Service Management
6 2 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.13%) Workflow
7 1 (1.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (39.06%) CCNP
3 13 (20.31%) CCNA
4 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.94%) Degree
6 6 (9.38%) CCIE
7 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.25%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (3.13%) CCSA
9 2 (3.13%) CCSE
9 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) CCDP
10 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.13%) Firmware
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 46 (71.88%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) Juniper
3 19 (29.69%) CheckPoint
4 9 (14.06%) SolarWinds
5 8 (12.50%) Oracle
5 8 (12.50%) VMware
6 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.38%) Sybase
7 5 (7.81%) Intel Security
8 4 (6.25%) F5
8 4 (6.25%) Infoblox
8 4 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.69%) Brocade
9 3 (4.69%) Citrix
9 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.69%) NICE Systems
9 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.69%) SAP
9 3 (4.69%) Vyatta
10 2 (3.13%) Sun
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