The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 79 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £188
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1343 1119 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.51% 93.72% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 672 331
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (40.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HND
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft