Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Support was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Support
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - +80 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Birmingham median daily rate £365 - £285
10th Percentile £332 - £268
90th Percentile £373 - £303
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £285 £298
% change year-on-year +34.21% -4.20% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.41 - £12.30

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1474 1464 1310
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.25% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 937 820
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +7.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £216 £220 £210
90th Percentile £523 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +8.15%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.32 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.63 £27.15 £39.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +5.72%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Network Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in Birmingham

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support in Birmingham

Network Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support in Birmingham

Network Support Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) Proofpoint