The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 475 469 454
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 99 75 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 37 51
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£300 £255 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £253 £260
% change year-on-year
+18.81% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £15.50 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £24.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1967 2541
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Support in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Support across the England region.

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Network Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Support across the England region.

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Support
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +32 40 £269 -1.82% 5
East of England -2 21 £308 +20.58% 3
South East -26 15 £325 +44.44% 13
West Midlands -14 6 £425 +70.00% 2
North West +6 4 £218 - 2
South West -22 4 £290 -1.69% 2
Yorkshire +6 3 £150 +7.14% 6
East Midlands +1 3 £210 -27.58%
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Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Support 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 in their job title.

1 128 (61.84%) Cisco
2 94 (45.41%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (42.51%) Firewall
4 73 (35.27%) Windows
5 68 (32.85%) LAN
6 63 (30.43%) WAN
7 60 (28.99%) CCNP
8 53 (25.60%) CCNA
9 51 (24.64%) Microsoft
10 42 (20.29%) ITIL
10 42 (20.29%) CheckPoint
11 35 (16.91%) VMware
11 35 (16.91%) VoIP
12 34 (16.43%) Windows 7
13 33 (15.94%) Wireless
14 32 (15.46%) VPN
14 32 (15.46%) DNS
14 32 (15.46%) Juniper
15 31 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (14.01%) Telecoms
16 29 (14.01%) Active Directory
16 29 (14.01%) MPLS
17 26 (12.56%) Finance
17 26 (12.56%) Security Cleared
18 25 (12.08%) Front Office
18 25 (12.08%) Cisco Nexus
19 24 (11.59%) Change Management
19 24 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (11.11%) SC Cleared
21 22 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.93%) IIS
3 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.48%) GroupWise
Applications
1 15 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.80%) MS Office
3 5 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Summit
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) Office 365
2 3 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 88 (42.51%) Firewall
2 68 (32.85%) LAN
3 63 (30.43%) WAN
4 35 (16.91%) VoIP
5 33 (15.94%) Wireless
6 32 (15.46%) VPN
6 32 (15.46%) DNS
7 31 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (14.01%) MPLS
9 25 (12.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (10.14%) TCP/IP
11 16 (7.73%) Network Security
12 13 (6.28%) IP Telephony
12 13 (6.28%) BGP
12 13 (6.28%) SAN
13 12 (5.80%) DHCP
13 12 (5.80%) EIGRP
14 11 (5.31%) BIG-IP
14 11 (5.31%) OSPF
14 11 (5.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (14.01%) Telecoms
2 26 (12.56%) Finance
3 25 (12.08%) Front Office
4 14 (6.76%) Back Office
5 6 (2.90%) Banking
6 4 (1.93%) Advertising
7 3 (1.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.83%) XMPP
2 6 (2.90%) CSS
3 2 (0.97%) WAP
4 1 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.25%) Statistics
3 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
5 2 (0.97%) NHS
5 2 (0.97%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.97%) Derivative
5 2 (0.97%) Taxonomies
5 2 (0.97%) PKI
6 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.48%) SecurID
6 1 (0.48%) Clustering
6 1 (0.48%) Replication
6 1 (0.48%) Firmware
6 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.48%) New Media
6 1 (0.48%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.27%) Windows
2 34 (16.43%) Windows 7
3 24 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.70%) Linux
5 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.86%) Windows 8
6 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.90%) UNIX
7 6 (2.90%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.42%) Android
9 2 (0.97%) Solaris
9 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.29%) ITIL
2 24 (11.59%) Change Management
3 18 (8.70%) Service Management
4 16 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (6.76%) Problem Management
7 13 (6.28%) Fault Management
8 12 (5.80%) Risk Analysis
9 11 (5.31%) Performance Management
9 11 (5.31%) Migration
9 11 (5.31%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.31%) ITSM
10 10 (4.83%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.83%) Workflow
10 10 (4.83%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.86%) Incident Management
12 6 (2.90%) WAN Optimisation
12 6 (2.90%) Network Design
13 5 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.42%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.48%) SQL
3 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.48%) VB
3 1 (0.48%) sed
Qualifications
1 94 (45.41%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (28.99%) CCNP
3 53 (25.60%) CCNA
4 26 (12.56%) Security Cleared
5 23 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 20 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (8.21%) MCP
8 12 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (5.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (4.35%) Degree
10 8 (3.86%) MCSE
11 7 (3.38%) CCSA
11 7 (3.38%) MCSA
11 7 (3.38%) CCIE
11 7 (3.38%) CCSP
12 4 (1.93%) CCSE
13 3 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (1.45%) CCDP
14 2 (0.97%) MCSM
14 2 (0.97%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.76%) SLA
2 8 (3.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.97%) QA
6 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.45%) vSphere
6 2 (0.97%) XenApp
6 2 (0.97%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.48%) Squid
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (9.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (5.31%) OPNET
3 6 (2.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.93%) SCCM
5 3 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.97%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.97%) SCOM
7 1 (0.48%) WSUS
7 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.48%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.48%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 128 (61.84%) Cisco
2 51 (24.64%) Microsoft
3 42 (20.29%) CheckPoint
4 35 (16.91%) VMware
5 32 (15.46%) Juniper
6 22 (10.63%) F5
7 17 (8.21%) McAfee
8 16 (7.73%) Blue Coat
9 15 (7.25%) SolarWinds
10 11 (5.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 11 (5.31%) HP
11 10 (4.83%) Citrix
11 10 (4.83%) Mitel
12 9 (4.35%) Apple
12 9 (4.35%) Avaya
13 7 (3.38%) Velocent
14 6 (2.90%) Fortinet
15 4 (1.93%) Riverbed
15 4 (1.93%) Websense
16 3 (1.45%) Symantec
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Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Rate: £275 - £300 Per Day per day (Ltd Co. basis)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Merseyside
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Rate: £90.00 - £140.00 per day
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Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £280 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago