The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support Engineer
Rank 118 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% - 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £263 £265
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.95 £17.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -26.59%
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2558 2294 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.80% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1125 1009
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 62 49
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) CMDB
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) RIP
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) CCSP
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) FWSM
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) RIP
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCSP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve