The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 188 214 220
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.042% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.045% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£263 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £319
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £26.00
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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 City of 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5419 6628 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.32% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3970 4833 5221
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 132 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.50 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Support Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) BGP
5 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (40.00%) CCNA
6 4 (40.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) Multicast
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 1 (10.00%) F5
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (10.00%) Network Security
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (10.00%) OSPF
8 1 (10.00%) LAN
8 1 (10.00%) WAN
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
8 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (10.00%) Telecoms

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) Multicast
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) F5