Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Support was £230 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 172 196
Rank change year-on-year -13 +24 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 18 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.35% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
East of England median daily rate £230 £280 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +21.74% -6.12%
10th Percentile £189 £150 £185
90th Percentile £362 £323 £270
England median daily rate £275 £338 £250
% change year-on-year -18.52% +35.00% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £17.50 £21.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.11% -17.70% -28.53%
10th Percentile £16.27 £17.50 £20.47
90th Percentile £16.60 £17.50 £22.47
England median hourly rate £16.41 £25.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -35.03% +20.24% +5.00%

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 4801 4588 5650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.70% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2650 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 366 538
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.33 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -15 6 £200 -19.19%
Bedfordshire - 6 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -12 5 £260 -8.77% 1
Essex - 1 - -
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 East of England region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) LAN
3 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) Network Management
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) Network Design
6 4 (22.22%) Change Control
6 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Wireless
6 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Broadband
6 4 (22.22%) ISDN
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) Juniper
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (16.67%) CCNA
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory

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 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) LAN
1 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) Broadband
4 4 (22.22%) ISDN
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) GGSN
6 1 (5.56%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (5.56%) VoWiFi
6 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Billing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Network Management
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Adaptive Security
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V2
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
1 3 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Huawei
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Redknee