The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 563 530 535
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 43 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.093% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 35
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£288 £265 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £255 £319
% change year-on-year
+12.74% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.49 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.43% +91.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £44.97 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-55.52% +164.52%

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -22 40 £276 +8.33% 15
London +20 13 £281 -13.46% 2
South East -23 9 £265 -18.46% 6
City of London +24 8 £263 - 2
East of England -26 6 £185 -27.45% 5
Berkshire +6 3 £225 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £265 -
South West - 3 - -
Yorkshire +1 2 £330 +135.71%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - - 3
Essex -5 2 - -
West Midlands -15 2 £388 +40.90%
Hertfordshire -15 2 £185 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
North West - 2 £210 - 1
Reading +5 1 £225 - 1
South Yorkshire +4 1 £330 -
West Yorkshire +3 1 - -
East Midlands 0 1 £210 - 1
Kent -8 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £210 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 65 (71.43%) Cisco
2 49 (53.85%) Firewall
3 46 (50.55%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (42.86%) CCNP
5 32 (35.16%) WAN
6 28 (30.77%) LAN
6 28 (30.77%) Windows
7 25 (27.47%) CheckPoint
8 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
9 21 (23.08%) CCNA
10 20 (21.98%) Juniper
10 20 (21.98%) ITIL
11 17 (18.68%) F5
11 17 (18.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (17.58%) TCP/IP
13 15 (16.48%) Finance
13 15 (16.48%) McAfee
13 15 (16.48%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (14.29%) Service Management
14 13 (14.29%) VMware
15 12 (13.19%) BGP
15 12 (13.19%) Telecoms
16 11 (12.09%) MPLS
16 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
16 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
16 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
17 10 (10.99%) SLA
17 10 (10.99%) VPN
17 10 (10.99%) DNS

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Office
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (53.85%) Firewall
2 32 (35.16%) WAN
3 28 (30.77%) LAN
4 17 (18.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (17.58%) TCP/IP
6 15 (16.48%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (13.19%) BGP
8 11 (12.09%) MPLS
9 10 (10.99%) VPN
9 10 (10.99%) DNS
9 10 (10.99%) VoIP
10 9 (9.89%) BIG-IP
11 8 (8.79%) EIGRP
11 8 (8.79%) Wireless
12 7 (7.69%) OSPF
12 7 (7.69%) Network Security
13 5 (5.49%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (5.49%) DMVPN
13 5 (5.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (5.49%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.89%) Front Office
4 8 (8.79%) Back Office
5 4 (4.40%) Advertising
6 3 (3.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Statistics
1 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.10%) Derivative
3 1 (1.10%) e-Health
3 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.99%) Linux
4 5 (5.49%) UNIX
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) Service Management
3 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.89%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (9.89%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.79%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (8.79%) ITSM
4 8 (8.79%) Workflow
5 6 (6.59%) Change Management
5 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.49%) Network Design
6 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.30%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.20%) Network Management
8 2 (2.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) Java
1 1 (1.10%) SQL
1 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
1 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.10%) sed
Qualifications
1 46 (50.55%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (42.86%) CCNP
3 21 (23.08%) CCNA
4 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.89%) MCP
6 8 (8.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (6.59%) CCIE
8 3 (3.30%) MCSA
8 3 (3.30%) Degree
9 2 (2.20%) CCSP
9 2 (2.20%) CCIP
9 2 (2.20%) MCT
10 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.10%) CCSA
10 1 (1.10%) CCVP
10 1 (1.10%) MCSE
10 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.20%) vSphere
3 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.20%) NFS
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.10%) SCCM
1 1 (1.10%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 65 (71.43%) Cisco
2 25 (27.47%) CheckPoint
3 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.98%) Juniper
5 17 (18.68%) F5
6 15 (16.48%) McAfee
7 13 (14.29%) VMware
8 5 (5.49%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.49%) HP
8 5 (5.49%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.40%) Citrix
9 4 (4.40%) Avaya
10 3 (3.30%) Mitel
10 3 (3.30%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.20%) Trustwave
11 2 (2.20%) TippingPoint
11 2 (2.20%) IronPort
11 2 (2.20%) Brocade
11 2 (2.20%) WatchGuard
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