The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 92 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.30% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.32% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £213 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £240 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.68% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +100.00%
Network Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1526 1573 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.22% 95.62% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 903 705
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 84 152
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Midlands region that featured Network Support in the job title.

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire - 2 £350 -
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 East Midlands region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Server Building
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) LAN

Network Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter