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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 579 583 559
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 70 87 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 47
Median daily rate £319 £230 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.58% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £230 £265
% change year-on-year
+38.58% -13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.53 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +19.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £18.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £22.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £21.76 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.17% +20.90%

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Network Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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
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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 +22 69 £319 +38.58% 20
South East +3 21 £325 +41.30% 8
London +8 15 £319 +41.66% 3
South West +19 10 £325 -7.14% 3
Berkshire +10 8 £300 -39.39% 1
West Midlands -17 7 £300 +5.26%
Reading +20 6 £300 -39.39%
Yorkshire +15 6 £300 -4.00% 3
Oxfordshire -15 6 £275 +37.50% 2
Telford - 6 - -
Shropshire - 6 - -
Wiltshire +15 5 £400 +14.28% 1
Oxford -16 5 £275 +71.87%
City of London +18 4 £450 +22.44%
Hampshire -1 4 £352 +65.64% 3
East of England +13 3 £285 +50.00% 2
Swindon +11 3 £400 +14.28%
West Yorkshire +10 3 £300 -7.69% 3
Leeds +5 3 £300 -7.69% 2
Hertfordshire -1 3 £285 +50.00% 2
East Midlands -6 3 £287 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £325 -
Watford - 3 £285 -
Surrey +13 2 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £275 -
Midlands - 2 £375 -
North West +18 1 - -
Kent +6 1 £195 -35.00% 1
Manchester -4 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 104 (74.29%) Cisco
2 81 (57.86%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (52.14%) Firewall
4 59 (42.14%) CCNP
5 52 (37.14%) WAN
6 50 (35.71%) CCNA
7 47 (33.57%) LAN
8 42 (30.00%) CheckPoint
9 40 (28.57%) Windows
10 38 (27.14%) DNS
11 34 (24.29%) VPN
11 34 (24.29%) Microsoft
12 33 (23.57%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (20.71%) DHCP
14 26 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (18.57%) Data Centre
15 25 (17.86%) Juniper
16 23 (16.43%) Network Security
16 23 (16.43%) Windows Server
17 20 (14.29%) Security Cleared
17 20 (14.29%) BGP
18 19 (13.57%) OSPF
18 19 (13.57%) Wireless
19 17 (12.14%) CCIE
20 16 (11.43%) VMware
21 15 (10.71%) Active Directory
21 15 (10.71%) TCP/IP
21 15 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
22 14 (10.00%) Junos
22 14 (10.00%) VoIP

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 10 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.71%) Confluence
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.71%) SAS
3 1 (0.71%) Smallworld
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) MS Office
1 14 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (52.14%) Firewall
2 52 (37.14%) WAN
3 47 (33.57%) LAN
4 38 (27.14%) DNS
5 34 (24.29%) VPN
6 33 (23.57%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (20.71%) DHCP
8 26 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (16.43%) Network Security
10 20 (14.29%) BGP
11 19 (13.57%) OSPF
11 19 (13.57%) Wireless
12 15 (10.71%) TCP/IP
13 14 (10.00%) Junos
13 14 (10.00%) MPLS
13 14 (10.00%) VoIP
13 14 (10.00%) Wireshark
14 13 (9.29%) tcpdump
15 10 (7.14%) IPsec
16 8 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) JIRA
1 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.14%) Banking
2 10 (7.14%) Finance
3 8 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Military
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) CSS
2 6 (4.29%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.43%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.14%) e-Health
5 3 (2.14%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) User Experience
5 3 (2.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) CCTV
6 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.71%) Statistics
6 1 (0.71%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.57%) Windows
2 23 (16.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.43%) Linux
4 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.14%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.43%) Unix
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (9.29%) ITIL
4 10 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (7.14%) Workflow
5 9 (6.43%) Process Improvement
6 8 (5.71%) Network Design
6 8 (5.71%) Presales
7 7 (5.00%) Network Management
8 6 (4.29%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.57%) Project Management
9 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.86%) Change Management
10 4 (2.86%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.86%) Service Management
11 3 (2.14%) Change Control
11 3 (2.14%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (2.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.57%) SQL
2 3 (2.14%) C
3 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) C++
4 1 (0.71%) VB
4 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (57.86%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (42.14%) CCNP
3 50 (35.71%) CCNA
4 20 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 17 (12.14%) CCIE
6 14 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.43%) Degree
8 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (5.00%) MCSE
10 6 (4.29%) CCDA
10 6 (4.29%) CCDP
10 6 (4.29%) MCSA
10 6 (4.29%) MCSD
11 3 (2.14%) CCDE
11 3 (2.14%) CCSE
11 3 (2.14%) JNCIS
11 3 (2.14%) NCDA
12 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.71%) NFS
5 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.86%) SCCM
4 3 (2.14%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.71%) Netcool
6 1 (0.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.71%) OpenView
6 1 (0.71%) OPNET
6 1 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) WMI
6 1 (0.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 104 (74.29%) Cisco
2 42 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 34 (24.29%) Microsoft
4 25 (17.86%) Juniper
5 16 (11.43%) VMware
6 9 (6.43%) Fortinet
6 9 (6.43%) Palo Alto
7 8 (5.71%) F5
8 5 (3.57%) BMC
9 4 (2.86%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.86%) Citrix
9 4 (2.86%) HP
9 4 (2.86%) IBM
9 4 (2.86%) Remedy
10 3 (2.14%) Avaya
10 3 (2.14%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.14%) NetApp
10 3 (2.14%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.14%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.43%) Infoblox
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