The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 112 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.31% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.34% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Average daily rate
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£240 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £280 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
Network Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1899 1776 1646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.47% 90.94% 91.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1038 967
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 107 167
Average hourly rate £15.13 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.82% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Network Support
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Portsmouth - 1 £185 -
Network Support
South East

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) LAN
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) MCSA
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (58.33%) A+ Certification
4 7 (58.33%) Network Design
4 7 (58.33%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (58.33%) SLA
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Websense
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
7 2 (16.67%) VLAN
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
8 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
8 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
8 1 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (8.33%) Juniper
8 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (8.33%) Internet

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Network Design
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) MCSA
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) A+ Certification
2 7 (58.33%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Snort
1 1 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Websense
2 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint