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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 541 506 497
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 48 54 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 18
Average daily rate
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£265 £250 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £138 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £404 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £40.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.45 - £26.00
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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 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
46377 43815 42054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.76% 92.62% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29997 26942 24224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1904 1934 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
London +34 24 £260 +4.00% 5
South East -35 11 £384 +53.50% 4
East Midlands +12 5 £300 -
East of England -13 5 £245 -2.00%
South West - 3 £243 -
West Midlands -17 2 - - 3
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 72 (77.42%) Cisco
2 59 (63.44%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (54.84%) Firewall
4 40 (43.01%) CCNA
5 36 (38.71%) CCNP
5 36 (38.71%) LAN
5 36 (38.71%) WAN
6 26 (27.96%) CheckPoint
7 23 (24.73%) Juniper
8 21 (22.58%) VPN
8 21 (22.58%) BGP
9 18 (19.35%) ITIL
9 18 (19.35%) F5
10 17 (18.28%) Windows
11 15 (16.13%) OSPF
12 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
12 14 (15.05%) EIGRP
12 14 (15.05%) Network Security
13 13 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (12.90%) Finance
15 11 (11.83%) Riverbed
16 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
16 10 (10.75%) Wireless
16 10 (10.75%) MPLS
17 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
17 9 (9.68%) HP
17 9 (9.68%) DNS
17 9 (9.68%) RIP
17 9 (9.68%) Multicast

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 51 (54.84%) Firewall
2 36 (38.71%) LAN
2 36 (38.71%) WAN
3 21 (22.58%) VPN
3 21 (22.58%) BGP
4 15 (16.13%) OSPF
5 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
5 14 (15.05%) EIGRP
5 14 (15.05%) Network Security
6 13 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (10.75%) Wireless
7 10 (10.75%) MPLS
8 9 (9.68%) DNS
8 9 (9.68%) RIP
8 9 (9.68%) Multicast
9 8 (8.60%) VoIP
10 7 (7.53%) IP Telephony
11 6 (6.45%) DHCP
11 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.23%) e-Health
2 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.08%) Replication
3 1 (1.08%) Clustering
3 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.08%) Statistics
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.30%) CentOS
5 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) ITIL
2 7 (7.53%) Network Management
2 7 (7.53%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (4.30%) Network Design
4 4 (4.30%) Change Management
5 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.23%) Migration
5 3 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.15%) Low Latency
6 2 (2.15%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (2.15%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.15%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.15%) Network Performance Management
6 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.08%) C
1 1 (1.08%) Java
1 1 (1.08%) SQL
1 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
1 1 (1.08%) VBA
1 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (63.44%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (43.01%) CCNA
3 36 (38.71%) CCNP
4 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.30%) CCIE
7 4 (4.30%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (3.23%) MCSE
8 3 (3.23%) MCSA
9 2 (2.15%) MCITP
9 2 (2.15%) CISSP
9 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.08%) CCVP
10 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.08%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Firmware
3 2 (2.15%) Squid
3 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.15%) vSphere
3 2 (2.15%) Snort
4 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.08%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 72 (77.42%) Cisco
2 26 (27.96%) CheckPoint
3 23 (24.73%) Juniper
4 18 (19.35%) F5
5 11 (11.83%) Riverbed
6 9 (9.68%) HP
7 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.38%) VMware
9 4 (4.30%) Citrix
9 4 (4.30%) Avaya
10 3 (3.23%) CA
10 3 (3.23%) Nortel
11 2 (2.15%) Aastra
11 2 (2.15%) McAfee
11 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.15%) Mitel
12 1 (1.08%) Cramer
12 1 (1.08%) Remedy
12 1 (1.08%) NetApp
12 1 (1.08%) Siemens
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