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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 536 508 519
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 44 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 39
Average daily rate
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£279 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.08% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £415 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £276 £281 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +12 16 £285 -12.30% 2
South East -20 10 £265 -18.46% 8
East of England -24 5 £185 -2.63%
South West -27 5 £350 +24.44%
Yorkshire +2 3 £330 - 4
West Midlands -23 2 £325 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +3 1 £210 -
North West -9 1 £210 - 1
Network Support Engineer
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Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 56 (67.47%) Cisco
2 42 (50.60%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (50.60%) Firewall
3 35 (42.17%) CCNP
4 30 (36.14%) WAN
5 27 (32.53%) LAN
6 24 (28.92%) Windows
7 22 (26.51%) CheckPoint
8 18 (21.69%) Juniper
9 17 (20.48%) CCNA
10 16 (19.28%) ITIL
10 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
10 16 (19.28%) F5
10 16 (19.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
12 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
13 12 (14.46%) Finance
13 12 (14.46%) McAfee
13 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
13 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
14 11 (13.25%) Windows 7
14 11 (13.25%) DNS
15 10 (12.05%) VPN
15 10 (12.05%) BGP
15 10 (12.05%) MPLS
16 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (10.84%) Network Security
17 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
17 8 (9.64%) BIG-IP

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (50.60%) Firewall
2 30 (36.14%) WAN
3 27 (32.53%) LAN
4 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
4 16 (19.28%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (13.25%) DNS
7 10 (12.05%) VPN
7 10 (12.05%) BGP
7 10 (12.05%) MPLS
8 9 (10.84%) Network Security
9 8 (9.64%) BIG-IP
9 8 (9.64%) Wireless
9 8 (9.64%) VoIP
10 7 (8.43%) EIGRP
11 6 (7.23%) OSPF
11 6 (7.23%) Multicast
12 5 (6.02%) DHCP
13 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (4.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
2 12 (14.46%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Front Office
3 5 (6.02%) Back Office
4 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.23%) Statistics
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.20%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.92%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.43%) Linux
4 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.82%) UNIX
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) ITIL
2 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
2 8 (9.64%) Service Management
2 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.43%) Workflow
3 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.02%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (6.02%) ITSM
5 5 (6.02%) Change Management
6 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.82%) Network Design
6 4 (4.82%) Network Management
7 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.61%) Migration
7 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.41%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (2.41%) Network Performance Management
8 2 (2.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.20%) sed
1 1 (1.20%) Java
1 1 (1.20%) SQL
1 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
1 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (50.60%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (42.17%) CCNP
3 17 (20.48%) CCNA
4 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
5 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (8.43%) CCIE
8 5 (6.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (6.02%) MCP
9 3 (3.61%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.41%) CISSP
10 2 (2.41%) CCIP
10 2 (2.41%) MCSE
10 2 (2.41%) MCSA
10 2 (2.41%) Degree
11 1 (1.20%) CCDA
11 1 (1.20%) CCDP
11 1 (1.20%) CCSP
11 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (1.20%) NFS
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
1 1 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (67.47%) Cisco
2 22 (26.51%) CheckPoint
3 18 (21.69%) Juniper
4 16 (19.28%) F5
5 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
6 12 (14.46%) McAfee
7 8 (9.64%) VMware
8 5 (6.02%) HP
9 4 (4.82%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.82%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.61%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.61%) Citrix
11 2 (2.41%) Mitel
11 2 (2.41%) Avaya
11 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.20%) TippingPoint
12 1 (1.20%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.20%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.20%) EMC
12 1 (1.20%) CA
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