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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 246 227 217
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 11 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£384 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.19% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £273 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.40 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.45 - £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 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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Hampshire - 5 £386 -
Surrey -2 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £245 -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Network Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (59.09%) CCNA
4 12 (54.55%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) CCNP
6 7 (31.82%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
8 4 (18.18%) MPLS
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) VoIP
9 3 (13.64%) OSPF
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.64%) SLA
9 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (13.64%) BGP
9 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
9 3 (13.64%) VLAN
9 3 (13.64%) CentOS
9 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (13.64%) F5
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (13.64%) FortiGate

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) MPLS
4 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) OSPF
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.64%) BGP
5 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) CentOS
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
2 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNA
3 10 (45.45%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) MCSA
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) CCVP
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Snort
1 2 (9.09%) Squid
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
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