The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 241 232 223
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 37 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 8
Average daily rate £301 £240 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.20% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £181 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £315 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year
- +55.03%
Network Support Engineer
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9195 9387 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5136 4818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 453 481
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Berkshire +15 15 £363 +74.69% 3
M4 Corridor - 8 £230 -
Kent -23 4 £165 -26.66%
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £375 - 1
Hampshire -11 2 £310 +29.16%
East Sussex +1 1 - -
Surrey -19 1 £250 -3.84%
Network Support Engineer
England

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 51 (65.38%) Cisco
2 45 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (46.15%) Firewall
4 27 (34.62%) CCNP
5 25 (32.05%) CCNA
6 20 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (24.36%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (24.36%) ITIL
7 19 (24.36%) LAN
8 18 (23.08%) Juniper
8 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 17 (21.79%) DNS
9 17 (21.79%) WAN
9 17 (21.79%) DHCP
9 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
10 16 (20.51%) Wireless
11 15 (19.23%) Windows
12 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
12 14 (17.95%) MPLS
12 14 (17.95%) F5
13 12 (15.38%) SS7
13 12 (15.38%) Solaris
13 12 (15.38%) Oracle
13 12 (15.38%) Sybase
13 12 (15.38%) WCDMA
13 12 (15.38%) UMTS
13 12 (15.38%) Unix
13 12 (15.38%) GPRS
13 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 12 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.41%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.15%) Firewall
2 20 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (24.36%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (24.36%) LAN
4 17 (21.79%) DHCP
4 17 (21.79%) DNS
4 17 (21.79%) WAN
5 16 (20.51%) Wireless
6 14 (17.95%) MPLS
6 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
7 12 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
7 12 (15.38%) GPRS
7 12 (15.38%) SS7
7 12 (15.38%) UMTS
7 12 (15.38%) WCDMA
8 11 (14.10%) BGP
8 11 (14.10%) VoIP
9 9 (11.54%) IPsec
10 8 (10.26%) Ethernet
10 8 (10.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) SOAP
3 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.82%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.69%) e-Health
4 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.41%) Cryptography
4 5 (6.41%) FlexPod
4 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) DataPower
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Solaris
2 12 (15.38%) Unix
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.97%) Linux
5 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.13%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.97%) Change Management
3 7 (8.97%) Information Security
3 7 (8.97%) Network Management
4 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.69%) Project Management
5 5 (6.41%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Security
5 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.41%) Security Patching
6 4 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.85%) Presales
7 3 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.85%) Workflow
8 2 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) C#
2 1 (1.28%) C++
2 1 (1.28%) Python
2 1 (1.28%) Ruby
2 1 (1.28%) VB
2 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (34.62%) CCNP
3 25 (32.05%) CCNA
4 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
6 7 (8.97%) MCSE
6 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.41%) Degree
7 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.13%) DBS Check
8 4 (5.13%) MCP
8 4 (5.13%) NCDA
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (3.85%) MCSA
9 3 (3.85%) MCSD
10 2 (2.56%) CCIE
11 1 (1.28%) CCDA
11 1 (1.28%) CISSP
11 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) SLA
2 8 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) vSphere
3 4 (5.13%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (5.13%) Sysprep
3 3 (3.85%) OpenView
3 3 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.28%) Endace
Vendors
1 51 (65.38%) Cisco
2 18 (23.08%) Juniper
3 14 (17.95%) F5
4 12 (15.38%) Oracle
4 12 (15.38%) Sybase
5 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.26%) HP
7 6 (7.69%) VMware
8 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.41%) Cyberoam
9 4 (5.13%) Huawei
9 4 (5.13%) NetApp
10 3 (3.85%) CA
10 3 (3.85%) Citrix
10 3 (3.85%) IBM
10 3 (3.85%) NetQoS
11 2 (2.56%) Acronis
11 2 (2.56%) Aruba
11 2 (2.56%) Lumension
11 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto