The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Hampshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 114 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £188 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.48% +16.66%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1949 1609 1571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.43% 92.31% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 878 771
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 162 198
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Network Support
South East

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 24 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
Southampton -5 2 £325 - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Network Support
South East

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) CCSE
3 4 (57.14%) CCSA
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Fault Management
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Fault Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CCSE
3 4 (57.14%) CCSA
3 4 (57.14%) CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) VMware