The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 40 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £319
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £26.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 284 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.13% 95.62% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 156 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £27.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Network Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Network Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Network Support Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds