The median contractor rate for a Network Support was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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
England / London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 408 381
Rank change year-on-year +27 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 28 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 30
Median daily rate £300 £356 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £250 £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% -16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19491 21854 21222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.97% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13915 15781 14566
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 251 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Network Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in London

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support in London

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in London over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Support in London

Network Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support 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 28 April 2017. 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 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 -1 5 £313 -
Hammersmith - 1 £300 -
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 48 (80.00%) Cisco
2 28 (46.67%) Firewall
3 27 (45.00%) VPN
4 24 (40.00%) Wireless
5 23 (38.33%) WAN
6 21 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (35.00%) OSPF
7 19 (31.67%) CheckPoint
7 19 (31.67%) LAN
8 17 (28.33%) CCNP
9 14 (23.33%) BGP
9 14 (23.33%) Finance
10 13 (21.67%) IPsec
11 12 (20.00%) Asset Management
11 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.00%) Juniper
11 12 (20.00%) Windows
11 12 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (18.33%) VoIP
12 11 (18.33%) CCNA
13 10 (16.67%) ITIL
13 10 (16.67%) DMZ
13 10 (16.67%) VRRP
13 10 (16.67%) HSRP
13 10 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (15.00%) MPLS
15 8 (13.33%) CCSA
15 8 (13.33%) 802.1X
15 8 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (46.67%) Firewall
2 27 (45.00%) VPN
3 24 (40.00%) Wireless
4 23 (38.33%) WAN
5 21 (35.00%) OSPF
6 19 (31.67%) LAN
7 14 (23.33%) BGP
8 13 (21.67%) IPsec
9 12 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (18.33%) VoIP
11 10 (16.67%) DMZ
11 10 (16.67%) HSRP
11 10 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (16.67%) VRRP
12 9 (15.00%) MPLS
13 8 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
14 7 (11.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
15 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
15 6 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.33%) XMPP
3 1 (1.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Fintech
5 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.00%) Linux
5 4 (6.67%) CentOS
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Unix
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (11.67%) Investment Management
4 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) Network Management
6 3 (5.00%) High Availability
6 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.00%) Server Patching
7 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.33%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.33%) Migration
7 2 (3.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (3.33%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) Time Management
7 2 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (28.33%) CCNP
3 11 (18.33%) CCNA
4 8 (13.33%) CCSA
5 4 (6.67%) CCIE
5 4 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Firmware
2 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.33%) KVM
4 1 (1.67%) Samba
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (3.33%) Cacti
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Pingdom
3 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (3.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) Cisco
2 19 (31.67%) CheckPoint
3 12 (20.00%) Juniper
3 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.67%) Avaya
4 7 (11.67%) Fortinet
4 7 (11.67%) HP
5 5 (8.33%) Citrix
5 5 (8.33%) VMware
6 4 (6.67%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (6.67%) Cyberoam
6 4 (6.67%) Draytek
6 4 (6.67%) F5
6 4 (6.67%) Meraki
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.67%) Remedy
6 4 (6.67%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.00%) Equitrac
7 3 (5.00%) NetScout
7 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
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