The median contractor rate for a Network Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 128 116
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £205 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £255
% change year-on-year -20.00% -1.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1617 2446 2676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.51% 94.77% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 1339 1470
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +34.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in Scotland

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support Engineer in Scotland

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support Engineer in Scotland

Network Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Network Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) Network Design
4 4 (57.14%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) QMS
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Multicast
6 2 (28.57%) CatOS
6 2 (28.57%) F5
6 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
6 2 (28.57%) Aruba
6 2 (28.57%) Release Management
6 2 (28.57%) CMDB
6 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
6 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
6 2 (28.57%) CCSA

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) Multicast
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) ADSL
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) ICMP
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) RIP
6 1 (14.29%) SNMP
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) QMS
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCSA
2 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
3 1 (14.29%) CCENT
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (14.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Aruba
3 2 (28.57%) BT
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 2 (28.57%) Siemens
4 1 (14.29%) Progress