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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support Engineer
Rank 526 509 479
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 38 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.081% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.087% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 19
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£294 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £396 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £263 £265
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.95 £17.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.95 £17.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -29.59%
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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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 -18 17 £315 +20.00% 3
London -19 12 £294 +6.81% 6
South West -18 3 £200 -
East of England +2 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £306 -
West Midlands -12 1 £250 -40.47% 3
North West - 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (78.82%) Cisco
2 50 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (57.65%) Firewall
4 38 (44.71%) CCNA
5 36 (42.35%) WAN
5 36 (42.35%) LAN
6 28 (32.94%) CCNP
7 27 (31.76%) CheckPoint
8 26 (30.59%) VPN
9 20 (23.53%) Juniper
10 18 (21.18%) Network Security
11 17 (20.00%) BGP
11 17 (20.00%) ITIL
12 16 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (17.65%) F5
13 15 (17.65%) OSPF
13 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 15 (17.65%) Wireless
14 13 (15.29%) Windows
15 12 (14.12%) MPLS
16 11 (12.94%) DNS
16 11 (12.94%) VoIP
17 10 (11.76%) HP
17 10 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (11.76%) Riverbed
18 8 (9.41%) Network Monitoring
18 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (9.41%) Remedy
18 8 (9.41%) EIGRP
18 8 (9.41%) SLA

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (57.65%) Firewall
2 36 (42.35%) LAN
2 36 (42.35%) WAN
3 26 (30.59%) VPN
4 18 (21.18%) Network Security
5 17 (20.00%) BGP
6 16 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 15 (17.65%) Wireless
7 15 (17.65%) OSPF
8 12 (14.12%) MPLS
9 11 (12.94%) DNS
9 11 (12.94%) VoIP
10 10 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (9.41%) RIP
11 8 (9.41%) EIGRP
11 8 (9.41%) IP Telephony
12 5 (5.88%) DHCP
13 4 (4.71%) SNMP
13 4 (4.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
1 7 (8.24%) Banking
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.35%) e-Health
2 1 (1.18%) Statistics
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.18%) User Experience
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) Replication
2 1 (1.18%) Clustering
2 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) CentOS
3 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (9.41%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (8.24%) Network Management
4 5 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.71%) Migration
5 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (3.53%) Network Design
7 2 (2.35%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.35%) Network Performance Management
7 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.35%) Low Latency
7 2 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.35%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) C
1 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (44.71%) CCNA
3 28 (32.94%) CCNP
4 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (4.71%) CCIE
7 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) MCSE
8 3 (3.53%) MCSA
8 3 (3.53%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.53%) VCP4
9 2 (2.35%) MCITP
9 2 (2.35%) Degree
9 2 (2.35%) CISSP
10 1 (1.18%) HNC
10 1 (1.18%) HND
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) Firmware
3 2 (2.35%) Snort
3 2 (2.35%) Squid
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.35%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (78.82%) Cisco
2 27 (31.76%) CheckPoint
3 20 (23.53%) Juniper
4 15 (17.65%) F5
5 10 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 10 (11.76%) HP
6 8 (9.41%) Remedy
6 8 (9.41%) Blue Coat
7 7 (8.24%) Infoblox
7 7 (8.24%) McAfee
8 6 (7.06%) Avaya
9 4 (4.71%) VMware
9 4 (4.71%) Citrix
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.53%) Nortel
11 2 (2.35%) IBM
11 2 (2.35%) Websense
11 2 (2.35%) CA
11 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.35%) Aastra
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