The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 116 123 130
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £250 £294 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £190 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £356 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- +44.92%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2448 2650 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.76% 95.77% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1470 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 240 208
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 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
Bedfordshire +8 3 £170 -
Hertfordshire +6 2 - - 2
Norfolk -9 2 - -
Essex +2 1 £250 +5.26% 1
Suffolk - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 of England region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) LAN
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 9 (40.91%) CCNA
5 9 (40.91%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Network Security
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) VoIP
8 5 (22.73%) Juniper
8 5 (22.73%) VPN
8 5 (22.73%) Wireless
8 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) VLAN
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) Avaya
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.64%) Citrix
10 3 (13.64%) Broadband
10 3 (13.64%) ISDN
10 3 (13.64%) MS Office
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (13.64%) Network Design
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared

Network Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (9.09%) IBM Domino
1 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) Network Security
5 5 (22.73%) VLAN
5 5 (22.73%) VoIP
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) Broadband
7 3 (13.64%) ISDN
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.09%) DHCP
8 2 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (9.09%) WLAN
9 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.55%) IPsec
9 1 (4.55%) RIP
9 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
9 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.55%) e-Health
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
1 1 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIE
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.55%) CCENT
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) Avaya
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus
5 2 (9.09%) Mitel
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.55%) Nortel
6 1 (4.55%) Progress
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec