Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Support was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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
England > East of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 175 171
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 8 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 7
East of England median daily rate £288 £195 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.44% -22.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £216 £167 £188
90th Percentile £369 £380 £288
England median daily rate £255 £275 £310
% change year-on-year -7.27% -11.29% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £31.38 - -
England median hourly rate £21.70 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.21% -24.00% +19.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,215 4,135 4,728
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 95.17% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,383 2,470 2,737
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.12%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £582 £562 £569
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 302 375
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.09% -5.24% +2.44%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.66 £11.77
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.24% +11.06%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in the East of England

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support in the East of England

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Support in the East of England

Network Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support in the East of England

Network Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Support in the East of England

Network Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 5 £200 +2.56% 1
Suffolk - 3 £375 -
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Network Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) CCENT
6 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Multicast
6 2 (25.00%) PuTTY
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (25.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (25.00%) IGMP
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) RTCP
3 2 (25.00%) RTP
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 2 (25.00%) TACACS
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) CCENT
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper