The median contractor rate for a Network Support Engineer was £185 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
Rank 233 216 242
Rank change year-on-year -17 +26  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 12 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.53% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 12
Median daily rate £185 £288 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.65% +17.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £228 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £400 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £250
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +39.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £22.60 £17.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £27.03 £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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7288 8686 9157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.05% 94.92% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4122 5321 4899
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 373 440
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £50.00 £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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support Engineer in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support Engineer in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Hampshire +1 5 £275 -11.29%
West Sussex - 3 £175 -
Surrey +15 2 - - 1
Berkshire +8 1 - - 1
Network Support Engineer
England

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (38.10%) CCNP
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 4 (19.05%) MPLS
7 4 (19.05%) OSPF
7 4 (19.05%) BGP
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) VLAN
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
8 3 (14.29%) MS Office
8 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (14.29%) ICMP
8 3 (14.29%) SNMP
8 3 (14.29%) Firewall
8 3 (14.29%) NHS
8 3 (14.29%) Multicast
8 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) BGP
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) OSPF
5 4 (19.05%) VLAN
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) ICMP
6 3 (14.29%) Multicast
6 3 (14.29%) SNMP
7 2 (9.52%) Broadband
7 2 (9.52%) DHCP
7 2 (9.52%) HSRP
7 2 (9.52%) Internet
7 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) CRM
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
2 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.76%) High Availability
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) Information Security
2 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Network Design
2 1 (4.76%) Network Management
2 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) CCIP
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (4.76%) CCSA
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.76%) Unicenter
1 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Cyberoam
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Huawei
4 1 (4.76%) Meridio
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Nortel
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
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