The median contractor rate for a Network Support Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Engineer
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 - 75
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.11% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £350 £250
% change year-on-year -18.71% +40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.72 - £22.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 537 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.43% 96.93% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 349 553
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 38
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in Wales

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support Engineer in Wales

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Support Engineer in Wales

Network Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support Engineer in Wales

Network Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
South Wales - 13 £250 -
Network Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (64.29%) CCNA
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
6 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) Juniper
7 6 (42.86%) VMware
7 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (28.57%) Wireless
8 4 (28.57%) Internet
8 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
8 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (28.57%) CCNP
8 4 (28.57%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (28.57%) SLA
9 3 (21.43%) CCIE
10 2 (14.29%) LAN
10 2 (14.29%) WAN
10 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) Contact Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 3 (21.43%) CCIE
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL