The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 524 464 470
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 106 141 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 68
Median daily rate £300 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £162 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £338 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +39.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- +44.92%
Network Support
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Network Support in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
South East -13 43 £278 +15.62% 8
London -16 27 £356 +29.54% 9
South West -5 12 £350 +21.73% 2
East of England +7 10 £250 -14.89% 5
North West -15 4 £314 +79.42% 5
West Midlands -17 4 £325 +62.37% 4
East Midlands +12 3 £196 -17.80% 1
Yorkshire +2 2 £270 +63.63% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
Network Support
UK

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Network Support 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 in the job title.

1 157 (65.42%) Cisco
2 116 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
3 104 (43.33%) Firewall
4 72 (30.00%) CCNP
5 71 (29.58%) CCNA
5 71 (29.58%) LAN
6 64 (26.67%) WAN
7 60 (25.00%) ITIL
7 60 (25.00%) Juniper
8 54 (22.50%) Windows
9 46 (19.17%) Wireless
10 45 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 40 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 37 (15.42%) Telecoms
13 33 (13.75%) F5
14 32 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (13.33%) MPLS
15 31 (12.92%) BGP
15 31 (12.92%) DNS
16 30 (12.50%) DHCP
16 30 (12.50%) SC Cleared
17 29 (12.08%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (12.08%) TCP/IP
17 29 (12.08%) Microsoft
18 28 (11.67%) SLA
18 28 (11.67%) Finance
19 27 (11.25%) VoIP
20 26 (10.83%) VPN
21 25 (10.42%) Network Security
21 25 (10.42%) Windows Server

Network Support 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 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.67%) IIS
3 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.83%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.83%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.50%) MS Office
3 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Office 365
2 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.25%) IaaS
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.83%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.83%) SaaS
3 2 (0.83%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (43.33%) Firewall
2 71 (29.58%) LAN
3 64 (26.67%) WAN
4 46 (19.17%) Wireless
5 32 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (13.33%) MPLS
6 31 (12.92%) BGP
6 31 (12.92%) DNS
7 30 (12.50%) DHCP
8 29 (12.08%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (12.08%) TCP/IP
9 27 (11.25%) VoIP
10 26 (10.83%) VPN
11 25 (10.42%) Network Security
12 24 (10.00%) OSPF
13 18 (7.50%) Diameter Protocol
13 18 (7.50%) GPRS
13 18 (7.50%) SS7
13 18 (7.50%) UMTS
13 18 (7.50%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.42%) OLAP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (15.42%) Telecoms
2 28 (11.67%) Finance
3 6 (2.50%) Retail
4 4 (1.67%) Banking
4 4 (1.67%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Back Office
5 2 (0.83%) Local Government
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) German Language
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Military
6 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.25%) CSS
3 2 (0.83%) Web Services
3 2 (0.83%) XML
4 1 (0.42%) .NET
4 1 (0.42%) SOAP
4 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 12 (5.00%) e-Health
3 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.08%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.08%) FlexPod
4 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.25%) New Media
5 3 (1.25%) NHS
5 3 (1.25%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.25%) Wiki
6 2 (0.83%) iPad
6 2 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.42%) Handset
7 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.42%) PDA
7 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.50%) Windows
2 25 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 23 (9.58%) Unix
4 19 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.50%) Linux
5 18 (7.50%) Solaris
5 18 (7.50%) Windows 7
6 14 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.08%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.08%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.25%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) CentOS
11 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.00%) ITIL
2 22 (9.17%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (7.92%) Load Balancing
4 15 (6.25%) Network Management
5 14 (5.83%) Service Delivery
6 12 (5.00%) Change Management
6 12 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (4.58%) Incident Management
8 10 (4.17%) Network Design
8 10 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.75%) Workflow
10 8 (3.33%) Project Management
10 8 (3.33%) Service Management
11 7 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (2.92%) Information Security
12 6 (2.50%) Capacity Management
12 6 (2.50%) PRINCE
13 5 (2.08%) Computer Security
13 5 (2.08%) High Availability
13 5 (2.08%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.92%) SQL
2 2 (0.83%) C
2 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.42%) C#
3 1 (0.42%) C++
3 1 (0.42%) Python
3 1 (0.42%) Ruby
3 1 (0.42%) VB
3 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (30.00%) CCNP
3 71 (29.58%) CCNA
4 45 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 30 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 14 (5.83%) Degree
7 12 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 10 (4.17%) MCSE
8 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (3.75%) CCIE
10 5 (2.08%) MCSA
11 4 (1.67%) CCNP Voice
11 4 (1.67%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.67%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.67%) MCP
11 4 (1.67%) NCDA
12 3 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.25%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.67%) SLA
2 10 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.83%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.33%) vSphere
3 7 (2.92%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.67%) ISA Server
4 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.83%) Firmware
5 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.42%) vCloud
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (3.33%) OpenView
3 4 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.67%) Sysprep
4 3 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.25%) WSUS
5 2 (0.83%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.42%) SCCM
6 1 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 157 (65.42%) Cisco
2 60 (25.00%) Juniper
3 40 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 33 (13.75%) F5
5 29 (12.08%) Microsoft
6 23 (9.58%) VMware
7 20 (8.33%) HP
7 20 (8.33%) Oracle
8 18 (7.50%) Sybase
9 11 (4.58%) SolarWinds
10 10 (4.17%) Citrix
11 8 (3.33%) NetQoS
11 8 (3.33%) Nokia
12 7 (2.92%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.92%) IBM
12 7 (2.92%) Intel Security
12 7 (2.92%) Palo Alto
12 7 (2.92%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.50%) Avaya
13 6 (2.50%) SAP
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