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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support Engineer
Rank 192 198 226
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.038% 0.14% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.15% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £276 £255
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.26 £20.00 £44.97
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -55.52%
Network Support Engineer
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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
4894 5420 6771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.99% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 3933 4940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 147
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) XMPP
5 1 (20.00%) Brocade
5 1 (20.00%) NetScout
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) HSRP
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) DMZ
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Verint
3 1 (20.00%) CyberTech
3 1 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) NetScout
3 1 (20.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper