The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Technician
Rank 635 663 637
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Technician 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.002% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £225 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
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 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Network Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Support Technician
Top 4 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 Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +20 1 £225 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £225 -
Worcestershire - 1 £225 -
Malvern - 1 £225 -

Network Support Technician Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Network Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM

Network Support Technician 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft