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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 510 510 515
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 57 94 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 35
Median daily rate £203 £289 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.87% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Median hourly rate £22.75 £24.69 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% +32.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £20.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £40.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £24.69 £18.70
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +32.01%

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
London +3 19 £463 +32.14% 4
East of England +5 12 £195 -18.75% 1
South East -17 10 £253 -12.17% 5
South West +9 5 £140 -37.77%
North East -15 4 £275 -
West Midlands 0 3 £200 -
North West +26 1 - - 3
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1
Network Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 87 (70.73%) Cisco
2 61 (49.59%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (48.78%) Firewall
4 47 (38.21%) LAN
5 46 (37.40%) WAN
6 42 (34.15%) CCNA
7 41 (33.33%) CCNP
8 35 (28.46%) CheckPoint
9 31 (25.20%) VPN
10 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
11 28 (22.76%) Juniper
11 28 (22.76%) Wireless
12 25 (20.33%) OSPF
13 24 (19.51%) DNS
14 23 (18.70%) ITIL
14 23 (18.70%) Windows
14 23 (18.70%) Network Monitoring
15 21 (17.07%) TCP/IP
16 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
16 19 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (15.45%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (14.63%) Finance
18 17 (13.82%) Network Management
19 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
19 16 (13.01%) BGP
20 15 (12.20%) Network Design
21 14 (11.38%) Network Security
22 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
23 11 (8.94%) F5
23 11 (8.94%) HSRP

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 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) SAS
3 1 (0.81%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Office
2 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Akamai
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (48.78%) Firewall
2 47 (38.21%) LAN
3 46 (37.40%) WAN
4 31 (25.20%) VPN
5 28 (22.76%) Wireless
6 25 (20.33%) OSPF
7 24 (19.51%) DNS
8 21 (17.07%) TCP/IP
9 19 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (15.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (13.01%) BGP
11 14 (11.38%) Network Security
12 11 (8.94%) DHCP
12 11 (8.94%) HSRP
12 11 (8.94%) VoIP
13 10 (8.13%) Broadband
13 10 (8.13%) IPsec
13 10 (8.13%) ISDN
13 10 (8.13%) MPLS
14 9 (7.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) GIS
2 1 (0.81%) MS Access
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.63%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.81%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) XMPP
3 1 (0.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (1.63%) Clustering
4 2 (1.63%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.63%) e-Health
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Derivative
5 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.81%) Statistics
5 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.50%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.25%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.44%) Linux
8 2 (1.63%) Unix
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) ITIL
1 23 (18.70%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (13.82%) Network Management
3 15 (12.20%) Network Design
4 10 (8.13%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
5 7 (5.69%) Change Management
5 7 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.88%) Migration
7 5 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.07%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.07%) Project Management
8 4 (3.25%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.25%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.25%) Investment Management
8 4 (3.25%) Process Improvement
9 3 (2.44%) Change Control
9 3 (2.44%) Line Management
9 3 (2.44%) People Management
9 3 (2.44%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.07%) C
2 3 (2.44%) SQL
3 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (49.59%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (34.15%) CCNA
3 41 (33.33%) CCNP
4 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
5 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
6 11 (8.94%) DV Cleared
7 8 (6.50%) CCIE
7 8 (6.50%) CCSA
8 5 (4.07%) HNC
8 5 (4.07%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.25%) Degree
10 2 (1.63%) CCDA
10 2 (1.63%) CCIP
11 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.81%) CCSE
11 1 (0.81%) CCSP
11 1 (0.81%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.44%) Firmware
2 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.63%) KVM
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.63%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.63%) Nagios
2 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.63%) OpenView
3 1 (0.81%) Netcool
3 1 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.81%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.81%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 87 (70.73%) Cisco
2 35 (28.46%) CheckPoint
3 28 (22.76%) Juniper
4 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.94%) F5
5 11 (8.94%) HP
5 11 (8.94%) VMware
6 10 (8.13%) Remedy
7 6 (4.88%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.07%) Nortel
9 4 (3.25%) Aruba
9 4 (3.25%) Avaya
9 4 (3.25%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.44%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.44%) Dell
10 3 (2.44%) Equitrac
10 3 (2.44%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.44%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.63%) Cyberoam
11 2 (1.63%) NetQoS
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