The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 51 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.28% 1.23% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £219 £221 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £230 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.60% -29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
Network Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
602 608 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.01% 93.54% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 311 420
Median daily rate £425 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £7.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Support
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Stevenage - 7 £195 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £243 -
Network Support
East of England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) LAN
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) WAN
5 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (58.33%) VPN
5 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (50.00%) Network Security
6 6 (50.00%) Broadband
6 6 (50.00%) ISDN
6 6 (50.00%) Wireless
7 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 5 (41.67%) Network Management
7 5 (41.67%) Network Design
8 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (25.00%) CCNP
9 2 (16.67%) CCNA
9 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
10 1 (8.33%) Degree
10 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 1 (8.33%) Wiki
10 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
10 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

Network Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) LAN
3 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) Broadband
5 6 (50.00%) ISDN
5 6 (50.00%) Network Security
5 6 (50.00%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) e-Health
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design
2 5 (41.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) MCTS
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy