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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 550 548 552
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 58 71 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 49
Median daily rate £326 £238 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.26% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £365 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £224 £228 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Median hourly rate £33.25 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.19% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £16.29 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £25.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+62.19% +17.14%
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
43881 48249 49102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.93% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28882 31225 31544
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1888 2056
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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
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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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
London +6 19 £400 +37.93% 2
South East +12 13 £352 +60.00% 5
South West +8 8 £140 -51.30% 1
East of England +8 6 £219 -8.75%
West Midlands -20 6 £285 - 2
East Midlands -11 2 £275 +22.22% 1
North East -34 2 £275 -
Yorkshire +19 1 £525 +78.72%
North West +2 1 - - 1
Network Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 102 (77.86%) Cisco
2 75 (57.25%) Firewall
3 65 (49.62%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (38.93%) CheckPoint
5 49 (37.40%) CCNP
6 48 (36.64%) LAN
7 47 (35.88%) CCNA
8 46 (35.11%) WAN
9 34 (25.95%) VPN
10 33 (25.19%) DNS
11 32 (24.43%) Windows
12 31 (23.66%) Juniper
13 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
14 28 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
16 25 (19.08%) Wireless
17 23 (17.56%) OSPF
17 23 (17.56%) Cisco Nexus
18 22 (16.79%) DHCP
19 21 (16.03%) Windows Server
20 20 (15.27%) Data Centre
20 20 (15.27%) ITIL
20 20 (15.27%) SC Cleared
21 19 (14.50%) Network Monitoring
22 17 (12.98%) VoIP
22 17 (12.98%) Active Directory
23 16 (12.21%) Finance
24 15 (11.45%) VMware
24 15 (11.45%) MS Office
25 14 (10.69%) MS Visio

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 9 (6.87%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) Smallworld
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Office
2 14 (10.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 75 (57.25%) Firewall
2 48 (36.64%) LAN
3 46 (35.11%) WAN
4 34 (25.95%) VPN
5 33 (25.19%) DNS
6 28 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (19.08%) Wireless
8 23 (17.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (17.56%) OSPF
9 22 (16.79%) DHCP
10 17 (12.98%) VoIP
11 14 (10.69%) BGP
11 14 (10.69%) Junos
11 14 (10.69%) Network Security
11 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
11 14 (10.69%) Wireshark
12 13 (9.92%) tcpdump
13 10 (7.63%) MPLS
14 9 (6.87%) HSRP
15 7 (5.34%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) GIS
2 1 (0.76%) MS Access
General
1 16 (12.21%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.29%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Military
4 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.29%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.76%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.29%) e-Health
3 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.53%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.53%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.76%) Clustering
5 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.76%) Fintech
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Statistics
5 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
5 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.43%) Windows
2 21 (16.03%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.82%) Linux
4 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.53%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (1.53%) Unix
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.27%) ITIL
2 19 (14.50%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (7.63%) Network Management
4 9 (6.87%) Network Design
5 8 (6.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (5.34%) Change Management
7 6 (4.58%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.58%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.82%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.82%) Migration
8 5 (3.82%) Project Management
9 4 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.05%) Investment Management
9 4 (3.05%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.05%) Service Management
10 3 (2.29%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.29%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.29%) People Management
10 3 (2.29%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.05%) C
1 4 (3.05%) SQL
2 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.53%) Perl
2 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (49.62%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (37.40%) CCNP
3 47 (35.88%) CCNA
4 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
5 20 (15.27%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.63%) CCIE
7 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.82%) CCDA
8 5 (3.82%) CCSA
8 5 (3.82%) HNC
9 2 (1.53%) CCDE
9 2 (1.53%) Degree
9 2 (1.53%) NCDA
10 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.76%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.76%) CCSE
10 1 (0.76%) CFCE
10 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.76%) MCITP
10 1 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.76%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Firmware
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) KVM
4 1 (0.76%) NFS
4 1 (0.76%) vCloud
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.05%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.53%) Nagios
3 2 (1.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.53%) Netcool
3 2 (1.53%) OpenView
4 1 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.76%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 102 (77.86%) Cisco
2 51 (38.93%) CheckPoint
3 31 (23.66%) Juniper
4 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
5 15 (11.45%) VMware
6 9 (6.87%) HP
6 9 (6.87%) Palo Alto
7 8 (6.11%) F5
7 8 (6.11%) Remedy
8 6 (4.58%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.05%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.05%) Citrix
9 4 (3.05%) Nortel
10 3 (2.29%) Aruba
10 3 (2.29%) Avaya
10 3 (2.29%) EMC
10 3 (2.29%) IBM
10 3 (2.29%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.53%) Cyberoam
11 2 (1.53%) NetQoS