The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Network Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 240 225 224
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 30 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 12
Median daily rate £356 £240 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -21.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £278 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £240 £320
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +21.87%
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
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Network Support Engineer in the job title.

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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +8 16 £363 +31.81% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £375 -
Oxfordshire +10 3 - - 1
Hampshire -5 2 £290 +20.83%
M4 Corridor - 2 £230 -
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Kent -14 1 - -
Surrey -22 1 £150 -42.30%
West Sussex - 1 £363 -
Network Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Network Support Engineer 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 South East region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (63.51%) Cisco
2 43 (58.11%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (43.24%) Firewall
4 26 (35.14%) CCNP
4 26 (35.14%) CCNA
5 20 (27.03%) LAN
6 19 (25.68%) DNS
6 19 (25.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
7 18 (24.32%) Telecoms
7 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
7 18 (24.32%) WAN
8 17 (22.97%) DHCP
9 16 (21.62%) Windows
10 15 (20.27%) ITIL
10 15 (20.27%) F5
11 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
11 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (18.92%) Juniper
12 13 (17.57%) MPLS
12 13 (17.57%) IPsec
13 12 (16.22%) BGP
13 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.86%) Driving Licence
14 11 (14.86%) Diameter Protocol
14 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database
14 11 (14.86%) Solaris
14 11 (14.86%) Oracle
14 11 (14.86%) Sybase

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.24%) Firewall
2 20 (27.03%) LAN
3 19 (25.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (25.68%) DNS
4 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
4 18 (24.32%) WAN
5 17 (22.97%) DHCP
6 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (17.57%) IPsec
7 13 (17.57%) MPLS
8 12 (16.22%) BGP
9 11 (14.86%) Diameter Protocol
9 11 (14.86%) GPRS
9 11 (14.86%) SS7
9 11 (14.86%) UMTS
9 11 (14.86%) WCDMA
9 11 (14.86%) Wireless
10 10 (13.51%) HTTP
10 10 (13.51%) VoIP
11 9 (12.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) CSS
2 5 (6.76%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.86%) Driving Licence
3 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.46%) Public Cloud
4 6 (8.11%) e-Health
5 5 (6.76%) Cryptography
5 5 (6.76%) FlexPod
5 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) DataPower
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Solaris
2 11 (14.86%) Unix
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.16%) Linux
5 4 (5.41%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.46%) Network Management
3 7 (9.46%) Workflow
4 6 (8.11%) Change Management
4 6 (8.11%) Information Security
4 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.11%) Presales
4 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 6 (8.11%) Process Improvement
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
5 5 (6.76%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.76%) Computer Security
5 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.76%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.70%) ITSM
7 2 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) C
2 2 (2.70%) C#
2 2 (2.70%) C++
2 2 (2.70%) VB
2 2 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (1.35%) Python
3 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (58.11%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (35.14%) CCNA
2 26 (35.14%) CCNP
3 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.81%) MCSE
4 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.46%) Degree
5 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.11%) MCSA
6 6 (8.11%) MCSD
7 4 (5.41%) NCDA
7 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.70%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.70%) MCP
10 1 (1.35%) CCDA
10 1 (1.35%) CCSE
10 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.35%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.76%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.11%) vSphere
3 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.05%) OpenView
3 2 (2.70%) Sysprep
3 2 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (63.51%) Cisco
2 15 (20.27%) F5
3 14 (18.92%) Juniper
4 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.86%) Oracle
5 11 (14.86%) Sybase
6 7 (9.46%) HP
6 7 (9.46%) VMware
7 5 (6.76%) Cyberoam
8 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.41%) Huawei
8 4 (5.41%) NetApp
9 3 (4.05%) CA
9 3 (4.05%) IBM
9 3 (4.05%) NetQoS
9 3 (4.05%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.70%) Aruba
10 2 (2.70%) Citrix
10 2 (2.70%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (2.70%) Red Hat