Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 6.59% 0.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Solihull median daily rate - £180 -
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £269 £350
% change year-on-year +76.74% -23.10% +47.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Contract vacancies in Solihull with a recognized job title 247 173 279
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 95.05% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 60 100
Solihull median daily rate £400 £339 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.08% -6.87% -2.02%
10th Percentile £228 £222 £213
90th Percentile £488 £475 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Solihull median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.92% -10.68% -20.97%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
90th Percentile £31.88 £40.60 £15.19
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.15% +12.50% -11.76%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in Solihull

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Network Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Solihull region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
3 7 (41.18%) VLAN
3 7 (41.18%) MPLS
3 7 (41.18%) BGP
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) KiloStream
5 5 (29.41%) MegaStream
5 5 (29.41%) X.21
5 5 (29.41%) SDH
5 5 (29.41%) VPLS
5 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
6 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 3 (17.65%) DSL
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) JNCIA
7 3 (17.65%) JNCIS
7 3 (17.65%) JNCIP
7 3 (17.65%) Brocade
7 3 (17.65%) Meraki
8 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) BGP
1 7 (41.18%) MPLS
1 7 (41.18%) VLAN
1 7 (41.18%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
2 5 (29.41%) KiloStream
2 5 (29.41%) MegaStream
2 5 (29.41%) SDH
2 5 (29.41%) VPLS
2 5 (29.41%) X.21
3 3 (17.65%) DSL
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) Junos
4 2 (11.76%) RSVP
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) JNCIA
3 3 (17.65%) JNCIP
3 3 (17.65%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Brocade
4 3 (17.65%) Meraki