The median contractor rate for a Network Support Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
Rank 524 520 522
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 53 92 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 42
Median daily rate £200 £288 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +10.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £196 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £250
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.00% +39.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £23.00 £17.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £34.44 £18.39
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 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in England

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support Engineer in England

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Support Engineer in England

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support Engineer in England

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Support Engineer in England

Network Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England 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
London +7 13 £356 +9.61% 8
East of England +2 13 £195 -25.71% 3
South East -17 12 £185 -35.65% 3
South West -2 5 £200 -42.85% 1
West Midlands +14 2 £200 -50.00% 2
East Midlands -1 2 £274 +46.00%
North West - 2 £388 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Network Support Engineer
UK

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (64.76%) Cisco
2 49 (46.67%) Firewall
3 45 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (39.05%) LAN
5 39 (37.14%) WAN
6 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
7 32 (30.48%) VPN
8 29 (27.62%) CCNP
8 29 (27.62%) Juniper
8 29 (27.62%) Wireless
9 27 (25.71%) ITIL
10 26 (24.76%) SC Cleared
11 25 (23.81%) CCNA
11 25 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 24 (22.86%) CheckPoint
13 22 (20.95%) OSPF
14 19 (18.10%) Network Management
15 18 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (17.14%) DNS
16 16 (15.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (15.24%) Network Security
16 16 (15.24%) Network Monitoring
17 15 (14.29%) VLAN
17 15 (14.29%) BGP
18 14 (13.33%) Network Design
19 13 (12.38%) F5
19 13 (12.38%) DV Cleared
19 13 (12.38%) MPLS
19 13 (12.38%) Windows
20 12 (11.43%) Data Centre

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.81%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (46.67%) Firewall
2 41 (39.05%) LAN
3 39 (37.14%) WAN
4 32 (30.48%) VPN
5 29 (27.62%) Wireless
6 25 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 22 (20.95%) OSPF
8 18 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (17.14%) DNS
9 16 (15.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (15.24%) Network Security
10 15 (14.29%) BGP
10 15 (14.29%) VLAN
11 13 (12.38%) MPLS
12 12 (11.43%) Broadband
13 11 (10.48%) ISDN
13 11 (10.48%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (8.57%) IPsec
14 9 (8.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Billing
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Local Government
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.90%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.95%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.67%) NHS
3 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Wiki
6 1 (0.95%) CMDB
6 1 (0.95%) Derivative
6 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) e-Health
6 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
6 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.95%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.90%) Unix
6 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.95%) Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) ITIL
2 19 (18.10%) Network Management
3 16 (15.24%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (13.33%) Network Design
5 9 (8.57%) Change Management
5 9 (8.57%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.81%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.81%) Migration
8 3 (2.86%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.86%) High Availability
8 3 (2.86%) Investment Management
8 3 (2.86%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.86%) Line Management
8 3 (2.86%) Project Management
8 3 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.86%) Server Patching
9 2 (1.90%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) C
1 4 (3.81%) Perl
2 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 29 (27.62%) CCNP
4 26 (24.76%) SC Cleared
5 25 (23.81%) CCNA
6 13 (12.38%) DV Cleared
7 8 (7.62%) CCSA
8 7 (6.67%) JNCIA
9 6 (5.71%) Degree
10 4 (3.81%) CCIE
11 3 (2.86%) HNC
12 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.90%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.95%) CCIP
13 1 (0.95%) CCNP Voice
13 1 (0.95%) CCSE
13 1 (0.95%) CCSP
13 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.95%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.95%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Firmware
3 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.90%) KVM
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (3.81%) Nagios
2 3 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.90%) Cacti
3 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.90%) Puppet
3 2 (1.90%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.95%) Netcool
4 1 (0.95%) OpenView
4 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.95%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.95%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 68 (64.76%) Cisco
2 29 (27.62%) Juniper
3 24 (22.86%) CheckPoint
4 13 (12.38%) F5
5 10 (9.52%) HP
5 10 (9.52%) VMware
6 9 (8.57%) Remedy
7 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.76%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.81%) Aruba
9 4 (3.81%) Nortel
10 3 (2.86%) Apple
10 3 (2.86%) Avaya
10 3 (2.86%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.86%) Dell
10 3 (2.86%) Equitrac
10 3 (2.86%) NetScout
11 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
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