The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 542 529 487
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 101 112 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 64 83
Median daily rate £350 £233 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £145 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £338 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £219 £315
% change year-on-year
+59.77% -30.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £24.95 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.20% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £13.95 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.22 £150.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
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 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Support
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Network Support Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Support
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Support within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Network Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Support
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +6 100 £350 +42.85% 28
South East +14 33 £356 +48.43% 9
London +15 22 £538 +91.96% 7
South West +7 18 £375 +30.43% 2
Berkshire +4 15 £363 +31.81% 3
Wiltshire -8 10 £375 +21.45% 1
Hampshire +9 9 £344 +43.22% 2
Swindon +7 9 £375 +30.43% 1
East of England +16 8 £300 +2.12% 3
West Midlands -27 7 £325 +88.26% 2
North West -17 5 £250 -1.96% 1
Dorset - 5 £375 -
Southampton - 5 £375 -
Surrey -5 4 £310 +7.82% 1
Yorkshire -7 4 £301 +100.33% 3
Manchester -14 4 £277 -56.62%
Telford -32 4 £350 +12.74%
Shropshire -34 4 £350 +52.12%
Poole - 4 - -
Slough - 3 £338 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £248 -
City of London +40 2 £525 +195.77% 3
Hertfordshire +21 2 £300 -20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £350 +47.36%
Bristol +7 2 £213 -15.00%
West Yorkshire +5 2 £325 - 1
Reading -2 2 £340 - 1
Leeds -7 2 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £300 -
Cambridge - 2 £145 -

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Network Support 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 in the job title.

1 151 (61.13%) Cisco
2 118 (47.77%) Cisco Certification
3 117 (47.37%) Firewall
4 86 (34.82%) WAN
5 79 (31.98%) LAN
6 70 (28.34%) CCNA
7 65 (26.32%) CCNP
8 61 (24.70%) ITIL
9 60 (24.29%) Windows
10 44 (17.81%) Microsoft
11 43 (17.41%) VPN
11 43 (17.41%) Juniper
12 42 (17.00%) Security Cleared
13 39 (15.79%) Wireless
14 38 (15.38%) DNS
14 38 (15.38%) CheckPoint
14 38 (15.38%) DHCP
14 38 (15.38%) Data Centre
15 35 (14.17%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (14.17%) TCP/IP
15 35 (14.17%) Telecoms
16 34 (13.77%) Network Security
16 34 (13.77%) Windows Server
17 30 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
17 30 (12.15%) VMware
18 29 (11.74%) SC Cleared
19 28 (11.34%) Linux
20 26 (10.53%) Unix
20 26 (10.53%) VoIP
21 25 (10.12%) F5

Network Support 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 7 (2.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.21%) IIS
5 2 (0.81%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.40%) Confluence
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.26%) MS Office
3 9 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.62%) IaaS
1 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.21%) PaaS
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.81%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.81%) Office 365
3 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (47.37%) Firewall
2 86 (34.82%) WAN
3 79 (31.98%) LAN
4 43 (17.41%) VPN
5 39 (15.79%) Wireless
6 38 (15.38%) DHCP
6 38 (15.38%) DNS
7 35 (14.17%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (14.17%) TCP/IP
8 34 (13.77%) Network Security
9 30 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (10.53%) VoIP
11 22 (8.91%) BGP
12 20 (8.10%) MPLS
13 16 (6.48%) GPRS
13 16 (6.48%) IPsec
13 16 (6.48%) OSPF
13 16 (6.48%) SS7
13 16 (6.48%) UMTS
13 16 (6.48%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.48%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.40%) OLAP
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (14.17%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.48%) Finance
3 11 (4.45%) Banking
4 10 (4.05%) Marketing
5 7 (2.83%) Retail
6 3 (1.21%) Advertising
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 2 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
7 2 (0.81%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.64%) CSS
2 5 (2.02%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.21%) XML
4 2 (0.81%) .NET
5 1 (0.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.40%) SOAP
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.86%) Driving Licence
4 10 (4.05%) e-Health
5 8 (3.24%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.83%) FlexPod
7 5 (2.02%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) iPad
9 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) NHS
9 2 (0.81%) User Experience
9 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.40%) DataPower
10 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.40%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.40%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.29%) Windows
2 34 (13.77%) Windows Server
3 28 (11.34%) Linux
4 26 (10.53%) Unix
5 22 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.48%) Solaris
7 15 (6.07%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.83%) AIX
11 6 (2.43%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (2.02%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.40%) CentOS
16 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.70%) ITIL
2 22 (8.91%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (8.10%) Load Balancing
3 20 (8.10%) Network Management
4 19 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 16 (6.48%) Incident Management
6 13 (5.26%) Network Design
7 12 (4.86%) Workflow
8 11 (4.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (4.05%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.64%) Change Management
11 8 (3.24%) Change Control
11 8 (3.24%) Presales
12 7 (2.83%) Logistics
12 7 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.83%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.83%) Process Improvement
12 7 (2.83%) Service Management
12 7 (2.83%) Validation
13 6 (2.43%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.05%) SQL
2 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.21%) C
3 3 (1.21%) Python
3 3 (1.21%) Ruby
4 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.81%) C#
4 2 (0.81%) C++
4 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.81%) Perl
4 2 (0.81%) VB
4 2 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (47.77%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (28.34%) CCNA
3 65 (26.32%) CCNP
4 42 (17.00%) Security Cleared
5 29 (11.74%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.07%) Degree
7 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (4.86%) MCSE
9 10 (4.05%) CCIE
9 10 (4.05%) DV Cleared
10 9 (3.64%) MCSA
11 7 (2.83%) CCDP
11 7 (2.83%) MCSD
12 6 (2.43%) NCDA
13 4 (1.62%) CCSE
13 4 (1.62%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.21%) CCSA
14 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.21%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.31%) SLA
2 8 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) BS7799
5 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.86%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.05%) vSphere
4 6 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.21%) Firmware
6 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.40%) NFS
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.40%) vCloud
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.83%) FortiGate
1 7 (2.83%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (2.83%) Tivoli
1 7 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (2.02%) OpenView
3 4 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.21%) OPNET
5 2 (0.81%) Ansible
5 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.81%) Puppet
6 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.40%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.40%) WMI
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 151 (61.13%) Cisco
2 44 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 43 (17.41%) Juniper
4 38 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 30 (12.15%) VMware
6 25 (10.12%) F5
7 20 (8.10%) HP
8 18 (7.29%) Oracle
9 16 (6.48%) Sybase
10 12 (4.86%) Citrix
11 10 (4.05%) Palo Alto
12 9 (3.64%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.64%) IBM
12 9 (3.64%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.24%) Intel Security
14 7 (2.83%) Avaya
15 6 (2.43%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.43%) CA
15 6 (2.43%) NetApp
15 6 (2.43%) Peregrine
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