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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 568 583 557
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 70 60 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 50
Median daily rate £350 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £158 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £331 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +29.41%

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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 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 1 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 +19 70 £350 +27.27% 26
South East +18 24 £363 +31.81% 12
London -7 15 £550 +113.59% 7
Berkshire +10 14 £363 +31.81% 4
South West +8 13 £375 +39.53% 1
Wiltshire +5 10 £375 +30.43%
Swindon +2 9 £375 +30.43%
Hampshire +10 5 £375 +44.23% 4
Yorkshire +2 5 £310 +87.65% 1
West Midlands -23 4 £325 +3.09% 1
Southampton - 4 £375 - 2
East of England +9 3 £300 +20.00% 4
Slough - 3 £338 -
City of London +30 2 £525 +128.26% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire +2 2 £325 - 1
Reading -4 2 £340 - 3
Leeds -5 2 £325 - 1
North West -7 2 £213 +25.00%
Telford -34 2 £350 +12.74%
Shropshire -34 2 £350 +12.74%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £325 - 1
North East - 2 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £300 - 2
East Yorkshire 0 1 £319 +93.18%
Hull -1 1 £319 +93.18%
Manchester -2 1 £175 -
East Midlands -3 1 £350 +16.66%
Surrey -6 1 £150 -47.82%

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 114 (64.77%) Cisco
2 99 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (48.30%) Firewall
4 62 (35.23%) CCNP
5 61 (34.66%) WAN
6 58 (32.95%) CCNA
7 57 (32.39%) LAN
8 37 (21.02%) Windows
9 34 (19.32%) Data Centre
10 33 (18.75%) VPN
11 32 (18.18%) Telecoms
12 31 (17.61%) ITIL
12 31 (17.61%) CheckPoint
12 31 (17.61%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (17.05%) Juniper
14 29 (16.48%) Wireless
14 29 (16.48%) Network Security
15 28 (15.91%) Security Cleared
15 28 (15.91%) DNS
15 28 (15.91%) DHCP
16 26 (14.77%) Microsoft
17 25 (14.20%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (13.64%) VoIP
19 23 (13.07%) Unix
19 23 (13.07%) Windows Server
20 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
21 21 (11.93%) SC Cleared
22 20 (11.36%) BGP
23 18 (10.23%) MPLS
24 17 (9.66%) Linux

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 5 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.11%) MS Office
2 9 (5.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) IaaS
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.14%) Mimecast
1 2 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (48.30%) Firewall
2 61 (34.66%) WAN
3 57 (32.39%) LAN
4 33 (18.75%) VPN
5 31 (17.61%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (16.48%) Network Security
6 29 (16.48%) Wireless
7 28 (15.91%) DHCP
7 28 (15.91%) DNS
8 25 (14.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (13.64%) VoIP
10 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 20 (11.36%) BGP
12 18 (10.23%) MPLS
13 16 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
13 16 (9.09%) GPRS
13 16 (9.09%) SS7
13 16 (9.09%) UMTS
13 16 (9.09%) WCDMA
14 15 (8.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.57%) OLAP
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.68%) Banking
3 9 (5.11%) Marketing
4 6 (3.41%) Finance
5 5 (2.84%) Retail
6 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.70%) Military
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
7 2 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.11%) CSS
2 4 (2.27%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.14%) .NET
3 2 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.32%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.52%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.68%) e-Health
4 8 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.98%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.57%) DataPower
8 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.57%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.02%) Windows
2 23 (13.07%) Unix
2 23 (13.07%) Windows Server
3 17 (9.66%) Linux
4 16 (9.09%) Solaris
5 6 (3.41%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.14%) AIX
9 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) VMS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.61%) ITIL
2 17 (9.66%) Load Balancing
3 14 (7.95%) Service Delivery
4 13 (7.39%) Network Management
4 13 (7.39%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (6.25%) Workflow
6 10 (5.68%) Network Design
7 8 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.55%) Presales
7 8 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.98%) Change Management
8 7 (3.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.98%) Process Improvement
9 6 (3.41%) Change Control
9 6 (3.41%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.84%) Service Management
10 5 (2.84%) Validation
11 4 (2.27%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.27%) SIEM
12 3 (1.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.70%) C
1 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
1 3 (1.70%) SQL
2 2 (1.14%) C#
2 2 (1.14%) C++
2 2 (1.14%) VB
2 2 (1.14%) VBScript
3 1 (0.57%) Python
3 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (35.23%) CCNP
3 58 (32.95%) CCNA
4 28 (15.91%) Security Cleared
5 21 (11.93%) SC Cleared
6 15 (8.52%) Degree
7 11 (6.25%) CCIE
8 8 (4.55%) MCSE
8 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.98%) CCDP
9 7 (3.98%) MCSA
9 7 (3.98%) MCSD
10 6 (3.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (3.41%) NCDA
11 5 (2.84%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.27%) CCSE
13 3 (1.70%) CCDA
13 3 (1.70%) CCSA
13 3 (1.70%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.14%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.57%) BS7799
5 1 (0.57%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.11%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.55%) vSphere
3 6 (3.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.57%) Firmware
5 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.57%) NFS
5 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.57%) vCloud
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) FortiGate
1 7 (3.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (2.84%) OpenView
3 4 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.70%) OPNET
5 2 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.14%) SCCM
5 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.57%) Netcool
6 1 (0.57%) SCOM
6 1 (0.57%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.57%) WMI
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
6 1 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 114 (64.77%) Cisco
2 31 (17.61%) CheckPoint
3 30 (17.05%) Juniper
4 26 (14.77%) Microsoft
5 16 (9.09%) F5
5 16 (9.09%) Oracle
5 16 (9.09%) Sybase
5 16 (9.09%) VMware
6 11 (6.25%) HP
7 9 (5.11%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 7 (3.98%) IBM
10 6 (3.41%) CA
10 6 (3.41%) NetApp
11 5 (2.84%) BMC
11 5 (2.84%) Citrix
11 5 (2.84%) Intel Security
11 5 (2.84%) Peregrine
12 4 (2.27%) Avaya
12 4 (2.27%) Huawei
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