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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support
UK / England
Rank 483 468 492
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 96 144 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 88 63
Median daily rate £275 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £209 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £400 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £18.75 £16.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £34.44 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +2.43%

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Network Support Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 February 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 +15 35 £400 +10.34% 6
South East -15 22 £200 -30.43% 6
East of England +5 13 £195 -13.33% 3
East Midlands +8 8 £280 +36.58% 1
North West - 5 £380 -
West Midlands +10 4 £151 -62.18% 3
South West +5 4 £170 -51.42%
North East -15 3 £275 -
Network Support
UK

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 108 (61.36%) Cisco
2 78 (44.32%) Firewall
3 74 (42.05%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (32.95%) LAN
5 56 (31.82%) WAN
6 52 (29.55%) CCNA
7 46 (26.14%) Security Cleared
8 44 (25.00%) CCNP
9 41 (23.30%) VPN
9 41 (23.30%) Wireless
10 39 (22.16%) CheckPoint
11 38 (21.59%) ITIL
12 33 (18.75%) OSPF
12 33 (18.75%) Juniper
12 33 (18.75%) SC Cleared
13 32 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 30 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (15.34%) Network Monitoring
16 24 (13.64%) Windows
17 23 (13.07%) Network Management
18 22 (12.50%) Network Security
19 21 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus
19 21 (11.93%) BGP
19 21 (11.93%) Finance
20 20 (11.36%) VLAN
20 20 (11.36%) DNS
20 20 (11.36%) F5
21 18 (10.23%) Network Design
22 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
22 16 (9.09%) Active Directory

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 4 (2.27%) IIS
2 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.57%) SAS
3 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (44.32%) Firewall
2 58 (32.95%) LAN
3 56 (31.82%) WAN
4 41 (23.30%) VPN
4 41 (23.30%) Wireless
5 33 (18.75%) OSPF
6 32 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 30 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (12.50%) Network Security
9 21 (11.93%) BGP
9 21 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (11.36%) DNS
10 20 (11.36%) VLAN
11 16 (9.09%) VoIP
12 15 (8.52%) Broadband
12 15 (8.52%) HSRP
12 15 (8.52%) ISDN
13 14 (7.95%) MPLS
14 13 (7.39%) IPsec
15 12 (6.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) MS Access
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (11.93%) Finance
2 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.70%) Banking
3 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) French Language
5 1 (0.57%) German Language
5 1 (0.57%) Local Government
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.11%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.14%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.14%) XMPP
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.25%) NHS
3 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.27%) Clustering
4 4 (2.27%) e-Health
4 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.70%) User Experience
6 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.14%) Wiki
7 1 (0.57%) CMDB
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Derivative
7 1 (0.57%) Fintech
7 1 (0.57%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.64%) Windows
2 13 (7.39%) Windows 7
3 11 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.98%) Linux
4 7 (3.98%) Windows 8
4 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.84%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.70%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.14%) Unix
8 1 (0.57%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.59%) ITIL
2 27 (15.34%) Network Monitoring
3 23 (13.07%) Network Management
4 18 (10.23%) Network Design
5 14 (7.95%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.68%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.11%) Migration
8 8 (4.55%) Change Management
8 8 (4.55%) Project Management
9 6 (3.41%) Investment Management
9 6 (3.41%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.41%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.84%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.84%) Presales
11 4 (2.27%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.27%) Information Security
11 4 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (1.70%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (1.70%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.41%) C
2 4 (2.27%) SQL
3 3 (1.70%) Perl
4 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (42.05%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (29.55%) CCNA
3 46 (26.14%) Security Cleared
4 44 (25.00%) CCNP
5 33 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.95%) DV Cleared
7 11 (6.25%) CCSA
8 6 (3.41%) Degree
8 6 (3.41%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.27%) CCIE
10 4 (2.27%) HNC
11 3 (1.70%) MCSE
11 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.14%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.14%) MCP
13 1 (0.57%) CCSE
13 1 (0.57%) CISA
13 1 (0.57%) CISM
13 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.70%) Firmware
4 3 (1.70%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.14%) KVM
6 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.70%) Nagios
3 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.14%) OpenView
3 2 (1.14%) Pingdom
3 2 (1.14%) SCCM
3 2 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.57%) Cacti
4 1 (0.57%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.57%) Netcool
4 1 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) Puppet
4 1 (0.57%) SCOM
4 1 (0.57%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (61.36%) Cisco
2 39 (22.16%) CheckPoint
3 33 (18.75%) Juniper
4 20 (11.36%) F5
5 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 14 (7.95%) HP
6 14 (7.95%) VMware
7 11 (6.25%) Remedy
8 6 (3.41%) Aruba
8 6 (3.41%) Citrix
8 6 (3.41%) Palo Alto
8 6 (3.41%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.84%) Avaya
9 5 (2.84%) Fortinet
9 5 (2.84%) Nortel
9 5 (2.84%) Riverbed
10 4 (2.27%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.70%) Apple
11 3 (1.70%) Dell
11 3 (1.70%) Intel Security
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