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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support
England / East of England
Rank 111 110 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 13 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Median daily rate £195 £225 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £182 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +12.19%

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
2040 2320 2509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.60% 96.07% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1372 1465
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 200 236
Median hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.86% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 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
Hertfordshire -1 6 £195 -13.33% 2
Essex - 6 £195 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) LAN
3 12 (54.55%) WAN
3 12 (54.55%) VPN
3 12 (54.55%) Juniper
3 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) Wireless
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 10 (45.45%) Broadband
5 10 (45.45%) ISDN
5 10 (45.45%) Network Security
5 10 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (40.91%) Network Design
6 9 (40.91%) ITIL
7 8 (36.36%) Network Management
8 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) VLAN
10 4 (18.18%) NHS
10 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
10 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
11 3 (13.64%) CCNA
11 3 (13.64%) Degree
11 3 (13.64%) F5
11 3 (13.64%) Line Management
11 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (9.09%) Remedy

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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) VPN
2 12 (54.55%) WAN
3 11 (50.00%) Wireless
4 10 (45.45%) Broadband
4 10 (45.45%) ISDN
4 10 (45.45%) Network Security
4 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) VLAN
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) MPLS
8 1 (4.55%) OSPF
8 1 (4.55%) WLAN
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) e-Health
3 2 (9.09%) Wiki
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 9 (40.91%) Network Design
3 8 (36.36%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.64%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) VMware