The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 232 226 237
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 14 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 17
Median daily rate £331 £316 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -13.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £364 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +6.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.33 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -
Network Support
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
7239 8931 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.53% 94.76% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5169 5065
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 506 510
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Support
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 across the South East region.

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Network Support Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Support
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 across the South East region.

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Support
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 -2 7 £300 -9.77% 5
Surrey +18 3 £375 +29.31% 2
Hampshire +13 1 £362 +70.35% 3
Kent - 1 £205 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Network Support 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 in the job title.

1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (43.90%) CCNA
4 16 (39.02%) CCNP
5 14 (34.15%) DNS
6 13 (31.71%) Firewall
6 13 (31.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
8 11 (26.83%) LAN
9 10 (24.39%) VoIP
9 10 (24.39%) WAN
9 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
10 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
10 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
10 9 (21.95%) Windows
10 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
10 9 (21.95%) Network Security
10 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (19.51%) Wireless
11 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
12 7 (17.07%) ITIL
12 7 (17.07%) MPLS
12 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
12 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
13 6 (14.63%) DHCP
14 5 (12.20%) Juniper
14 5 (12.20%) SNMP
14 5 (12.20%) BGP

Network Support 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) DNS
2 13 (31.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (31.71%) Firewall
3 11 (26.83%) LAN
4 10 (24.39%) VoIP
4 10 (24.39%) WAN
5 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (21.95%) Network Security
6 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.51%) Wireless
7 7 (17.07%) MPLS
8 6 (14.63%) DHCP
9 5 (12.20%) BGP
9 5 (12.20%) DSLAM
9 5 (12.20%) GPON
9 5 (12.20%) SNMP
10 4 (9.76%) SSL
11 3 (7.32%) Broadband
11 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
11 3 (7.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) GIS
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) e-Health
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Information Security
4 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Presales
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Security
5 2 (4.88%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Security Patching
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.44%) ITSM
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (43.90%) CCNA
3 16 (39.02%) CCNP
4 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) MCSE
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CCIE
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) CCA
7 1 (2.44%) CCDA
7 1 (2.44%) CCIP
7 1 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.44%) CCSA
7 1 (2.44%) CFCE
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.44%) MCP
7 1 (2.44%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.44%) NFS
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.44%) Netcool
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.44%) Unicenter
3 1 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
4 5 (12.20%) F5
4 5 (12.20%) Juniper
4 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
5 4 (9.76%) Avaya
5 4 (9.76%) Nortel
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) Cyberoam
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) Huawei
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Veritas
8 1 (2.44%) Aruba
8 1 (2.44%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
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