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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 44 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.87% 0.85% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.91% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £195 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +23.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
563 550 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.75% 93.70% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 279 339
Median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £7.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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
Stevenage - 10 £195 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Network Support
East of England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Juniper
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (73.33%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (66.67%) Wireless
4 10 (66.67%) Broadband
4 10 (66.67%) ISDN
4 10 (66.67%) Network Security
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 9 (60.00%) Network Design
6 8 (53.33%) Network Management
7 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) CCNA
8 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (13.33%) e-Health
10 1 (6.67%) MCTS
10 1 (6.67%) MCITP
10 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 1 (6.67%) Degree
10 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
10 1 (6.67%) Wiki
10 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 1 (6.67%) Asset Management

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 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) LAN
3 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (73.33%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) WAN
4 10 (66.67%) Broadband
4 10 (66.67%) ISDN
4 10 (66.67%) Network Security
4 10 (66.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) e-Health
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Network Design
3 8 (53.33%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Juniper
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy