The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 138 113 135
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £253 £256
% change year-on-year
+18.81% -1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.50% +31.57%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2931 2111 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.14% 93.45% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1078 1413
Average daily rate £373 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 246 306
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.39 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Network Support
England

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Network Support Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 6 £300 -
Essex - 1 £160 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (20.83%) Wireless
7 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.83%) McAfee
7 5 (20.83%) Avaya
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (12.50%) vSphere
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (12.50%) VMware
9 3 (12.50%) Juniper
9 3 (12.50%) SAN
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (12.50%) MCSE
9 3 (12.50%) Broadband

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Documentum
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (20.83%) Wireless
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) Broadband
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) DSL
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) VMS
5 2 (8.33%) Debian
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) Change Management
1 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
2 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNA
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.83%) McAfee
3 5 (20.83%) Avaya
4 3 (12.50%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Crossbeam
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
6 1 (4.17%) Cramer
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Nortel
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix