The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Network Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 556 526 512
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 75 84 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 40
Median daily rate £301 £240 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.20% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year
- +55.03%
Network Support Engineer
UK

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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 4 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 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
South East -2 36 £300 +25.10% 7
London -19 16 £363 +61.11% 8
South West +3 9 £363 +34.88%
East of England +10 6 £275 +10.00% 4
West Midlands -12 4 £350 +16.27% 2
North West -4 2 £213 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +8 1 £188 -37.50% 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £215 +30.30% 4
Network Support Engineer
UK

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Network Support Engineer 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 England region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 112 (65.50%) Cisco
2 98 (57.31%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (42.69%) Firewall
4 62 (36.26%) CCNP
5 58 (33.92%) CCNA
6 50 (29.24%) LAN
7 43 (25.15%) WAN
8 38 (22.22%) Wireless
9 37 (21.64%) ITIL
10 33 (19.30%) Juniper
10 33 (19.30%) Telecoms
11 31 (18.13%) Windows
12 30 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 29 (16.96%) MPLS
14 27 (15.79%) Security Cleared
14 27 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (13.45%) BGP
15 23 (13.45%) SLA
16 22 (12.87%) DHCP
16 22 (12.87%) F5
16 22 (12.87%) Data Centre
17 21 (12.28%) TCP/IP
18 20 (11.70%) DNS
18 20 (11.70%) VoIP
18 20 (11.70%) Unix
18 20 (11.70%) Network Security
19 19 (11.11%) CheckPoint
20 18 (10.53%) SC Cleared
20 18 (10.53%) Diameter Protocol
20 18 (10.53%) Oracle Database

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (2.92%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.92%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) IaaS
1 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.17%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (42.69%) Firewall
2 50 (29.24%) LAN
3 43 (25.15%) WAN
4 38 (22.22%) Wireless
5 30 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (16.96%) MPLS
7 27 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (13.45%) BGP
9 22 (12.87%) DHCP
10 21 (12.28%) TCP/IP
11 20 (11.70%) DNS
11 20 (11.70%) Network Security
11 20 (11.70%) VoIP
12 18 (10.53%) Diameter Protocol
12 18 (10.53%) GPRS
12 18 (10.53%) SS7
12 18 (10.53%) UMTS
12 18 (10.53%) WCDMA
13 17 (9.94%) OSPF
14 16 (9.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.58%) OLAP
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (19.30%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.94%) Finance
3 5 (2.92%) Retail
4 4 (2.34%) Marketing
5 3 (1.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) German Language
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.68%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.58%) .NET
3 1 (0.58%) SOAP
3 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.02%) e-Health
3 11 (6.43%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.92%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.92%) FlexPod
4 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.75%) New Media
5 3 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.75%) Wiki
6 2 (1.17%) NHS
6 2 (1.17%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.13%) Windows
2 20 (11.70%) Unix
3 18 (10.53%) Solaris
4 15 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.43%) Linux
6 10 (5.85%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.34%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (2.34%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.75%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.58%) VMS
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.64%) ITIL
2 15 (8.77%) Load Balancing
2 15 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (7.02%) Network Management
4 11 (6.43%) Change Management
5 9 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.68%) Incident Management
6 8 (4.68%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.09%) Information Security
7 7 (4.09%) Network Design
8 6 (3.51%) Project Management
9 5 (2.92%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.92%) Computer Security
9 5 (2.92%) Low Latency
9 5 (2.92%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.92%) Security Patching
9 5 (2.92%) Service Management
10 4 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.34%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.58%) C
2 1 (0.58%) C#
2 1 (0.58%) C++
2 1 (0.58%) Python
2 1 (0.58%) Ruby
2 1 (0.58%) VB
2 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (57.31%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (36.26%) CCNP
3 58 (33.92%) CCNA
4 27 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 18 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 14 (8.19%) Degree
7 9 (5.26%) CCIE
7 9 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.68%) MCSE
8 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.34%) CCNP Voice
9 4 (2.34%) DBS Check
9 4 (2.34%) MCP
9 4 (2.34%) NCDA
10 3 (1.75%) HNC
10 3 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.75%) MCSA
10 3 (1.75%) MCSD
11 2 (1.17%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.45%) SLA
2 8 (4.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.51%) vSphere
3 5 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.34%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (7.02%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (4.68%) OpenView
3 4 (2.34%) Sysprep
4 3 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.75%) WSUS
5 2 (1.17%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.58%) SCCM
6 1 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 112 (65.50%) Cisco
2 33 (19.30%) Juniper
3 22 (12.87%) F5
4 19 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 18 (10.53%) Oracle
5 18 (10.53%) Sybase
6 17 (9.94%) HP
7 12 (7.02%) VMware
8 8 (4.68%) NetQoS
9 7 (4.09%) Citrix
10 5 (2.92%) Cyberoam
10 5 (2.92%) IBM
10 5 (2.92%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.92%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.34%) Huawei
11 4 (2.34%) Infoblox
11 4 (2.34%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.34%) NetApp
11 4 (2.34%) Riverbed