The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 232 223 227
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 8 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £225 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £285 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £34.74 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-42.42% +110.51%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8418 7840 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.72% 92.67% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4093 4133
Average daily rate £350 £358 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 522 635
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Support Engineer
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Berkshire -2 3 £275 - 2
Kent -3 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Hampshire -9 1 £250 +25.00%
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Network Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (94.74%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (73.68%) CCNP
4 13 (68.42%) Firewall
5 12 (63.16%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) CCNA
6 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
7 9 (47.37%) LAN
7 9 (47.37%) WAN
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 6 (31.58%) Juniper
9 6 (31.58%) F5
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
10 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
10 5 (26.32%) DNS
10 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
11 4 (21.05%) Finance
11 4 (21.05%) Advertising
11 4 (21.05%) VMware
11 4 (21.05%) Change Management
11 4 (21.05%) CCIE
11 4 (21.05%) UNIX
12 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
13 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (10.53%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) Frame Relay
6 1 (5.26%) ISDN
6 1 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (73.68%) CCNP
3 10 (52.63%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) CCIP
5 1 (5.26%) CCDA
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) F5
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat