Period
to 18 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Network Support was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Support
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 289 287 241
Rank change year-on-year -2 -46 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 8 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.090% 0.055% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.058% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Central London median daily rate £375 £263 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -14.29% -15.52%
10th Percentile £306 £169 £174
90th Percentile £533 £394 £486
London median daily rate £413 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +22.22% -15.63% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £23.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -4.08% +22.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 8,425 8,584 6,898
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.73% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,386 6,699 5,343
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 130 72
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £19.25 £16.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.55% +18.55% -18.81%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.25 £12.38
90th Percentile £41.55 £47.10 £39.88
London median hourly rate £21.34 £21.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year -0.74% -1.71% +15.13%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Network Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in Central London

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Support in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support in Central London

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in Central London over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Support in Central London

Network Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support in Central London

Network Support
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 18 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 6 £500 +53.85% 3
Network Support
London

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, Network Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Aruba
7 1 (12.50%) Network Management
7 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (12.50%) F5
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (12.50%) XMPP
7 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (12.50%) SSH
7 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
7 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Aruba
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) Reuters
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds