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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 544 527 505
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 51 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 18
Average daily rate
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£265 £250 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £138 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £40.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.45 - £26.00

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -34 48 £265 +6.00% 14
London +28 24 £260 +4.00% 6
South East -19 11 £384 +46.19% 4
East Midlands +6 5 £300 -
East of England -25 5 £245 -2.00%
Hampshire - 5 £386 -
Surrey -2 4 - - 2
City of London +9 3 £225 -40.78% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £268 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £300 -
Nottingham - 3 £300 -
South West - 3 £243 - 1
West Midlands -27 2 - - 3
Telford -5 1 - -
Shropshire -6 1 - -
Hertfordshire -8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £245 -
Milton Keynes -13 1 £245 -
Wales -24 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 77 (76.24%) Cisco
2 64 (63.37%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (56.44%) Firewall
4 42 (41.58%) CCNA
4 42 (41.58%) LAN
4 42 (41.58%) WAN
5 41 (40.59%) CCNP
6 28 (27.72%) CheckPoint
7 26 (25.74%) Juniper
8 24 (23.76%) VPN
8 24 (23.76%) BGP
9 19 (18.81%) F5
10 18 (17.82%) OSPF
10 18 (17.82%) ITIL
11 17 (16.83%) Windows
12 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
13 15 (14.85%) EIGRP
13 15 (14.85%) Network Security
14 14 (13.86%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
15 13 (12.87%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (11.88%) Riverbed
16 12 (11.88%) MPLS
16 12 (11.88%) Finance
16 12 (11.88%) HP
17 11 (10.89%) RIP
17 11 (10.89%) Wireless
17 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
18 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
19 9 (8.91%) VoIP

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.99%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 57 (56.44%) Firewall
2 42 (41.58%) LAN
2 42 (41.58%) WAN
3 24 (23.76%) VPN
3 24 (23.76%) BGP
4 18 (17.82%) OSPF
5 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
6 15 (14.85%) EIGRP
6 15 (14.85%) Network Security
7 14 (13.86%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (12.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (11.88%) MPLS
10 11 (10.89%) RIP
10 11 (10.89%) Wireless
11 9 (8.91%) VoIP
11 9 (8.91%) DNS
11 9 (8.91%) Multicast
12 8 (7.92%) IP Telephony
13 6 (5.94%) DHCP
13 6 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.97%) e-Health
2 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.98%) Cryptography
3 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.99%) Statistics
3 1 (0.99%) User Experience
3 1 (0.99%) Clustering
3 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Windows
2 7 (6.93%) Linux
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.95%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.96%) CentOS
5 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) ITIL
2 8 (7.92%) Network Management
2 8 (7.92%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (5.94%) Load Balancing
4 5 (4.95%) Network Design
4 5 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (3.96%) Change Management
5 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (2.97%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.97%) ITIL V3
6 3 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.97%) Migration
7 2 (1.98%) E-Commerce
7 2 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.98%) Workflow
7 2 (1.98%) Service Management
7 2 (1.98%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
1 1 (0.99%) C
1 1 (0.99%) Java
1 1 (0.99%) SQL
1 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
1 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (63.37%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (41.58%) CCNA
3 41 (40.59%) CCNP
4 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.96%) CCIE
7 4 (3.96%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.97%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.97%) MCSE
8 3 (2.97%) MCSA
9 2 (1.98%) CISSP
9 2 (1.98%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.98%) Degree
9 2 (1.98%) MCITP
10 1 (0.99%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.99%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.99%) CCVP
10 1 (0.99%) CCSP
10 1 (0.99%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) Firmware
3 2 (1.98%) NFS
3 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
3 2 (1.98%) Snort
3 2 (1.98%) Squid
3 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.99%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.97%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.99%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (76.24%) Cisco
2 28 (27.72%) CheckPoint
3 26 (25.74%) Juniper
4 19 (18.81%) F5
5 12 (11.88%) Riverbed
5 12 (11.88%) HP
6 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.95%) VMware
7 5 (4.95%) Avaya
8 4 (3.96%) Nortel
8 4 (3.96%) Citrix
8 4 (3.96%) McAfee
9 3 (2.97%) Brocade
9 3 (2.97%) CA
10 2 (1.98%) Siemens
10 2 (1.98%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.98%) Mitel
10 2 (1.98%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.98%) TippingPoint
10 2 (1.98%) Aastra
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