The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer
Rank 521 508 501
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 58 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.094% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 14
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£250 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £420 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £325 £265
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £15.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.33% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £15.00 £25.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £15.00 £33.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £15.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+78.33% -48.71%
Network Support Engineer
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Network Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 22 £240 -12.72% 13
London -6 13 £303 -6.92% 5
West Midlands -9 7 £308 -26.66% 2
South West +7 6 £288 -11.53%
East of England +7 3 £338 +53.40% 1
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
North West -19 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £165 - 2
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Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 67 (71.28%) Cisco
2 60 (63.83%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (58.51%) Firewall
4 45 (47.87%) CCNA
5 44 (46.81%) CCNP
5 44 (46.81%) LAN
6 39 (41.49%) WAN
7 30 (31.91%) CheckPoint
8 28 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (27.66%) ITIL
10 24 (25.53%) VPN
11 21 (22.34%) Juniper
12 19 (20.21%) OSPF
12 19 (20.21%) Network Security
12 19 (20.21%) F5
13 17 (18.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (17.02%) Wireless
15 15 (15.96%) Blue Coat
15 15 (15.96%) VoIP
16 14 (14.89%) BGP
17 13 (13.83%) Network Design
18 12 (12.77%) McAfee
18 12 (12.77%) SLA
19 11 (11.70%) MPLS
19 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
20 10 (10.64%) Remedy
20 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
21 9 (9.57%) A+ Certification
21 9 (9.57%) MCSA
21 9 (9.57%) Network+ Certification

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Office
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 55 (58.51%) Firewall
2 44 (46.81%) LAN
3 39 (41.49%) WAN
4 28 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (25.53%) VPN
6 19 (20.21%) OSPF
6 19 (20.21%) Network Security
7 17 (18.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (17.02%) Wireless
9 15 (15.96%) VoIP
10 14 (14.89%) BGP
11 11 (11.70%) MPLS
12 8 (8.51%) EIGRP
13 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
13 7 (7.45%) DNS
13 7 (7.45%) VLAN
14 6 (6.38%) BIG-IP
14 6 (6.38%) WLAN
14 6 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) MS Access
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.06%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) NHS
3 1 (1.06%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Solaris
3 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) CentOS
3 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) Network Design
3 9 (9.57%) ITIL V3
4 8 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.32%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (5.32%) Network Management
6 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.32%) Service Management
7 4 (4.26%) Migration
7 4 (4.26%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (4.26%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.26%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.19%) Content Management
9 2 (2.13%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.13%) CRM
10 1 (1.06%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (63.83%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (47.87%) CCNA
3 44 (46.81%) CCNP
4 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (9.57%) A+ Certification
6 9 (9.57%) MCSA
6 9 (9.57%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (8.51%) Degree
8 4 (4.26%) CCIE
8 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.13%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.06%) HNC
10 1 (1.06%) HND
10 1 (1.06%) Sun Certification
10 1 (1.06%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (1.06%) Squid
4 1 (1.06%) Snort
4 1 (1.06%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.19%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.13%) SCCM
5 1 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.06%) Netcool
Vendors
1 67 (71.28%) Cisco
2 30 (31.91%) CheckPoint
3 21 (22.34%) Juniper
4 19 (20.21%) F5
5 15 (15.96%) Blue Coat
6 12 (12.77%) McAfee
7 10 (10.64%) Remedy
8 9 (9.57%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.51%) Fortinet
10 7 (7.45%) HP
10 7 (7.45%) IBM
11 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.38%) Infoblox
12 3 (3.19%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.19%) BMC
12 3 (3.19%) Avaya
12 3 (3.19%) Citrix
13 2 (2.13%) VMware
13 2 (2.13%) Websense
13 2 (2.13%) Oracle
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