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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support
England / East Midlands
Rank 92 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £280 £205 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £205 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -

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
1407 1525 1444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.91% 95.55% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 881 779
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 69 96
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Network Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 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
Derbyshire - 5 £280 -
Northamptonshire -7 1 £313 +52.43%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £310 -
Leicestershire - 1 £265 - 1
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 East Midlands region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) CCNA
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
7 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (25.00%) Workflow
7 3 (25.00%) NX-OS
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
9 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (8.33%) vSphere
9 1 (8.33%) Network Management
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (8.33%) SCCM

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (50.00%) VLAN
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) NX-OS
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) ADSL
7 1 (8.33%) BGP
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 1 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) OSPF
7 1 (8.33%) SNMP
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft