The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

Senior Network Support
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 645 623
Rank change year-on-year +41 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Support 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £390 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £340 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Support in the UK

Senior Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Support in the UK

Senior Network Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Network Support in the UK

Senior Network Support
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Support within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +47 1 - - 3
London +31 1 - -

Senior Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Network Support in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) DMZ
3 7 (63.64%) VRRP
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) HSRP
4 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) Asset Management
5 5 (45.45%) CCSA
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) Information Security
8 1 (9.09%) Service Management

Senior Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DMZ
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) HSRP
1 7 (63.64%) OSPF
1 7 (63.64%) VRRP
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) IPsec
2 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCSA
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (9.09%) Postfix
1 1 (9.09%) Squid
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Huawei
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software
4 1 (9.09%) VMware