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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 411 409 384
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 24 28 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 38
Median daily rate £360 £310 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £253 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.81% -22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +1.20%
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
21443 22185 23279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 15665 16113
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 350 441
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +11 4 £450 -
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 32 (69.57%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (50.00%) WAN
4 20 (43.48%) Firewall
5 15 (32.61%) CCNP
6 14 (30.43%) Network Security
7 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
8 12 (26.09%) LAN
8 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 11 (23.91%) Banking
10 10 (21.74%) Wireless
11 9 (19.57%) ITIL
11 9 (19.57%) CCIE
12 8 (17.39%) CCNA
12 8 (17.39%) Windows
12 8 (17.39%) Finance
12 8 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (15.22%) VMware
13 7 (15.22%) Network Design
13 7 (15.22%) VPN
13 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
13 7 (15.22%) MPLS
13 7 (15.22%) BGP
14 6 (13.04%) OSPF
14 6 (13.04%) CCDP
14 6 (13.04%) DNS
14 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
15 5 (10.87%) Microsoft

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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) WAN
2 20 (43.48%) Firewall
3 14 (30.43%) Network Security
4 12 (26.09%) LAN
4 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 10 (21.74%) Wireless
6 8 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (15.22%) BGP
7 7 (15.22%) MPLS
7 7 (15.22%) VPN
8 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.04%) DNS
8 6 (13.04%) OSPF
9 5 (10.87%) Broadband
9 5 (10.87%) DHCP
9 5 (10.87%) ISDN
10 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
11 3 (6.52%) Internet
11 3 (6.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (23.91%) Banking
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Network Design
3 4 (8.70%) Network Management
3 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.52%) Change Management
4 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) Analytics
6 1 (2.17%) Change Control
6 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (2.17%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) CCNP
3 9 (19.57%) CCIE
4 8 (17.39%) CCNA
5 6 (13.04%) CCDP
5 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) CCDE
8 2 (4.35%) CCSA
8 2 (4.35%) CCSE
9 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CCDA
9 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.17%) MCP
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Cisco
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (4.35%) Aruba
6 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.35%) EMC
6 2 (4.35%) Infoblox
6 2 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (4.35%) NICE Systems
6 2 (4.35%) Radianz
6 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.35%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) FireEye
7 1 (2.17%) LogLogic
7 1 (2.17%) Splunk
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