The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 141 129 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.079% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £255
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +12.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +33.52%
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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
3083 2539 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.72% 92.33% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1288 1111
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 47 83
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Support
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Network Support
UK

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) WLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) DECT

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) DECT
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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