Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Support Engineer was £260 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 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 Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 84 98
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.60% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £260 £285 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +23.91% +24.32%
10th Percentile £208 £251 £194
90th Percentile £356 £300 £250
East of England median daily rate £200 £285 £240
% change year-on-year -29.82% +18.75% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.70% -
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £17.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year -6.11% -18.70% -41.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1441 1335 1529
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.91% 96.67% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 766 776
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 80 156
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.84 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.10% -14.71% +10.43%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

Network Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Stevenage -8 4 £228 -
Borehamwood - 1 £380 -
Network Support Engineer
East of England

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Broadband
2 4 (80.00%) ISDN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) GGSN
4 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Redknee
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Broadband
1 4 (80.00%) ISDN
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) GGSN
3 1 (20.00%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (20.00%) VoWiFi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Redknee