The median contractor rate for a Network Support Engineer was £274 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank 97 96 95
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.062% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.064% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £274 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £250
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -34.00% +35.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1430 1554 1560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.62% 96.34% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 920 848
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 90
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Network Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire - 2 £274 -
Network Support Engineer
England

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 across the East Midlands region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) VMware