The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 193 236 230
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 53 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 3
Average daily rate £288 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £298 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £410 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +5.12%
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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 +23 17 £365 - 6
Hampshire +10 14 £269 -32.81% 6
Surrey -11 9 £275 -15.38% 3
M4 Corridor - 7 £288 -
Kent - 3 £255 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £260 - 1
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network Support 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 in their job title.

1 65 (65.66%) Cisco
2 43 (43.43%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (43.43%) Firewall
3 26 (26.26%) CCNP
3 26 (26.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (25.25%) Wireless
5 24 (24.24%) CCNA
5 24 (24.24%) DHCP
6 23 (23.23%) Windows
7 22 (22.22%) ITIL
7 22 (22.22%) Juniper
8 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 21 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
10 17 (17.17%) DNS
10 17 (17.17%) F5
11 16 (16.16%) Security Cleared
11 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
12 15 (15.15%) CheckPoint
13 14 (14.14%) LAN
13 14 (14.14%) VMware
13 14 (14.14%) Windows 7
14 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
15 12 (12.12%) IPsec
15 12 (12.12%) MPLS
15 12 (12.12%) VPN
15 12 (12.12%) SSL
15 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (11.11%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (43.43%) Firewall
2 26 (26.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 25 (25.25%) Wireless
4 24 (24.24%) DHCP
5 21 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (17.17%) DNS
7 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
8 14 (14.14%) LAN
9 12 (12.12%) IPsec
9 12 (12.12%) MPLS
9 12 (12.12%) SSL
9 12 (12.12%) VPN
10 11 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (10.10%) OSPF
11 10 (10.10%) VoIP
12 9 (9.09%) BGP
12 9 (9.09%) Network Security
12 9 (9.09%) WAN
13 7 (7.07%) SNMP
13 7 (7.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Back Office
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) CSS
2 1 (1.01%) JSF
2 1 (1.01%) SOAP
2 1 (1.01%) WAP
2 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.08%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.05%) Cryptography
3 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) e-Health
5 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) DataPower
6 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.06%) Unix
6 5 (5.05%) Solaris
6 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.04%) Linux
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 8 (8.08%) Incident Management
3 8 (8.08%) Network Management
4 7 (7.07%) Change Management
4 7 (7.07%) Network Architecture
4 7 (7.07%) Project Management
4 7 (7.07%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.06%) Information Security
5 6 (6.06%) Migration
6 5 (5.05%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.05%) Computer Security
6 5 (5.05%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.05%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.05%) Security Patching
7 3 (3.03%) Presales
7 3 (3.03%) Service Management
8 2 (2.02%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.01%) C
2 1 (1.01%) C#
2 1 (1.01%) C++
2 1 (1.01%) Python
2 1 (1.01%) Ruby
2 1 (1.01%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) VB
2 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (43.43%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (26.26%) CCNP
3 24 (24.24%) CCNA
4 16 (16.16%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.05%) DBS Check
8 5 (5.05%) MCP
8 5 (5.05%) MCSE
9 4 (4.04%) CCENT
9 4 (4.04%) CCSA
9 4 (4.04%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.02%) CCIE
12 1 (1.01%) CCVP
12 1 (1.01%) CEH
12 1 (1.01%) CISSP
12 1 (1.01%) Degree
12 1 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.03%) QA
4 2 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.05%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (5.05%) Sysprep
3 4 (4.04%) WSUS
4 3 (3.03%) OpenView
5 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.01%) Endace
6 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (65.66%) Cisco
2 22 (22.22%) Juniper
3 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.17%) F5
5 15 (15.15%) CheckPoint
6 14 (14.14%) VMware
7 9 (9.09%) Acronis
7 9 (9.09%) Lumension
8 7 (7.07%) HP
8 7 (7.07%) IronPort
9 6 (6.06%) Sybase
10 5 (5.05%) Aruba
10 5 (5.05%) Cyberoam
10 5 (5.05%) Oracle
11 3 (3.03%) Citrix
11 3 (3.03%) NetQoS
11 3 (3.03%) SAP
12 2 (2.02%) Apple
12 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.02%) Symantec
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