The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 2 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £255 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.74% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.23 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.52% -23.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
459 352 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.83% 94.37% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 153 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 94
Average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £58.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Support in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) IPv6
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) LAN

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) IPv6
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco