The median contractor rate for a Network Support was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 126 138
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £265 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.58% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £186 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £353 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £345 £238
% change year-on-year -20.23% +45.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.43 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.72 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% -10.00%  

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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2206 2458 2926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.87% 96.09% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4486 5033 7270
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 859 975
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £41.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 29 June 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
Bedfordshire - 2 £151 - 3
Hertfordshire -3 1 £380 +26.66% 1
Essex - 1 - - 1
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 East of England region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) VPN
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) VLAN
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) Broadband
5 3 (17.65%) ISDN
5 3 (17.65%) CCNP
5 3 (17.65%) NHS
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) G Suite
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus

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 (11.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
1 7 (41.18%) VPN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) VLAN
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) Broadband
5 3 (17.65%) ISDN
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.88%) GGSN
7 1 (5.88%) Value-Added Service
7 1 (5.88%) VoWiFi
7 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) e-Health
3 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Line Management
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Google
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) Huawei
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia
5 1 (5.88%) Redknee
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy