The median contractor rate for a Network Support was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 April 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 146 117
Rank change year-on-year +35 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.052% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.14% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £300 £228 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.86% -24.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £250 £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% -16.66%  

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 1836 2775 2856
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.69% 93.28% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1541 1537
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 59 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +100.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in Scotland

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support in Scotland

Network Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support in Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Scotland region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) Network Design
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (40.00%) QMS
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Release Management
6 3 (30.00%) CMDB
6 3 (30.00%) Multicast
7 2 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (20.00%) Aruba
7 2 (20.00%) CatOS
7 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) JNCIA

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) Multicast
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) MRTG
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (10.00%) WAAS
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) QMS
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCSA
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (10.00%) CCENT
4 1 (10.00%) CCSP
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Aruba
3 2 (20.00%) BT
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) Siemens
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Progress
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