The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 573 601 537
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -64
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 78 45 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.083% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 22 49
Median daily rate £350 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £275 £283
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the UK.

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the UK.

Network Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England +23 78 £350 +16.66% 26
South East +27 27 £350 +16.66% 12
London +15 19 £525 +84.21% 7
South West +11 13 £363 - 1
Berkshire +9 13 £351 -29.04% 2
Wiltshire - 10 £375 - 1
Swindon - 9 £375 -
Yorkshire +4 8 £300 +81.96% 1
Hampshire +7 6 £375 +15.38% 2
Oxfordshire +12 5 £275 +19.56% 2
City of London +49 4 £525 +84.21% 2
East of England +26 4 £300 - 2
West Yorkshire +2 4 £300 - 1
Leeds -3 4 £300 - 1
Oxford - 4 £275 - 2
Southampton - 4 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire +19 3 £300 - 1
Slough - 3 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £325 -
Reading +4 2 £340 -31.31% 2
East Midlands -5 2 £325 - 1
West Midlands -38 2 £350 +10.95% 1
North East - 2 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £300 -
Watford - 2 £300 -
East Yorkshire -2 1 £319 +93.18%
Hull -2 1 £319 +93.18%
Surrey -6 1 £150 -50.00%
Telford -30 1 £350 +12.74%
Shropshire -35 1 £350 +12.74%

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 106 (66.67%) Cisco
2 88 (55.35%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (49.69%) Firewall
4 60 (37.74%) CCNP
5 58 (36.48%) WAN
6 52 (32.70%) LAN
6 52 (32.70%) CCNA
7 36 (22.64%) Windows
8 34 (21.38%) CheckPoint
9 33 (20.75%) Data Centre
10 31 (19.50%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (19.50%) VPN
10 31 (19.50%) DNS
11 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
12 27 (16.98%) Juniper
12 27 (16.98%) Network Security
13 26 (16.35%) DHCP
14 25 (15.72%) Telecoms
15 24 (15.09%) Security Cleared
16 23 (14.47%) Wireless
17 22 (13.84%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (13.21%) Windows Server
19 20 (12.58%) SC Cleared
19 20 (12.58%) ITIL
20 19 (11.95%) VMware
21 18 (11.32%) VoIP
21 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
21 18 (11.32%) BGP
22 16 (10.06%) Unix
22 16 (10.06%) Load Balancing

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) MS Excel
1 10 (6.29%) MS Office
2 9 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.26%) IaaS
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (49.69%) Firewall
2 58 (36.48%) WAN
3 52 (32.70%) LAN
4 31 (19.50%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (19.50%) DNS
4 31 (19.50%) VPN
5 27 (16.98%) Network Security
6 26 (16.35%) DHCP
7 23 (14.47%) Wireless
8 22 (13.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (11.32%) BGP
9 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
9 18 (11.32%) VoIP
10 15 (9.43%) MPLS
11 13 (8.18%) IPsec
12 12 (7.55%) GPRS
12 12 (7.55%) OSPF
12 12 (7.55%) SS7
12 12 (7.55%) UMTS
12 12 (7.55%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) OLAP
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (15.72%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.29%) Banking
3 9 (5.66%) Marketing
4 4 (2.52%) Finance
4 4 (2.52%) Military
5 3 (1.89%) Retail
6 2 (1.26%) Electronics
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.66%) CSS
2 4 (2.52%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.26%) .NET
3 2 (1.26%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.03%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.40%) FlexPod
5 6 (3.77%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.14%) e-Health
7 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) User Experience
8 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.26%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.63%) NHS
9 1 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.64%) Windows
2 21 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 16 (10.06%) Unix
4 15 (9.43%) Linux
5 12 (7.55%) Solaris
6 6 (3.77%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (2.52%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.63%) VMS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.58%) ITIL
2 16 (10.06%) Load Balancing
3 11 (6.92%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (6.92%) Workflow
4 9 (5.66%) Network Design
4 9 (5.66%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.03%) Mentoring
5 8 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (4.40%) Presales
6 7 (4.40%) Process Improvement
7 6 (3.77%) Change Management
7 6 (3.77%) Network Management
7 6 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.14%) Service Management
9 4 (2.52%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (2.52%) SIEM
10 3 (1.89%) Change Control
10 3 (1.89%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.89%) Low Latency
10 3 (1.89%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
1 4 (2.52%) SQL
2 3 (1.89%) C
3 2 (1.26%) C#
3 2 (1.26%) C++
3 2 (1.26%) VB
3 2 (1.26%) VBScript
4 1 (0.63%) Python
4 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (55.35%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (37.74%) CCNP
3 52 (32.70%) CCNA
4 24 (15.09%) Security Cleared
5 20 (12.58%) SC Cleared
6 14 (8.81%) CCIE
7 11 (6.92%) Degree
8 7 (4.40%) CCDP
8 7 (4.40%) MCSA
8 7 (4.40%) MCSD
8 7 (4.40%) MCSE
8 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.77%) NCDA
10 5 (3.14%) CCDA
11 4 (2.52%) CCSE
11 4 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.89%) CCDE
12 3 (1.89%) CCSA
13 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) BS7799
4 1 (0.63%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.66%) vSphere
3 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Firmware
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.63%) NFS
4 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.63%) vCloud
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) FortiGate
1 7 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.52%) SCCM
3 2 (1.26%) OPNET
3 2 (1.26%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.63%) Netcool
4 1 (0.63%) OpenView
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) WMI
4 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 106 (66.67%) Cisco
2 34 (21.38%) CheckPoint
3 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
4 27 (16.98%) Juniper
5 19 (11.95%) VMware
6 12 (7.55%) Oracle
6 12 (7.55%) Sybase
7 9 (5.66%) F5
7 9 (5.66%) Fortinet
8 8 (5.03%) Palo Alto
9 7 (4.40%) IBM
10 6 (3.77%) NetApp
11 5 (3.14%) BMC
11 5 (3.14%) CA
11 5 (3.14%) HP
11 5 (3.14%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.52%) Avaya
12 4 (2.52%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.52%) Citrix
12 4 (2.52%) Huawei
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