Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Support was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 97 116
Rank change year-on-year +15 +19 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.76% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.43% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Wales median daily rate £180 £375 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +134.38% -
10th Percentile £175 £158 £140
90th Percentile £348 £456 £180
UK median daily rate £275 £338 £235
% change year-on-year -18.52% +43.62% -21.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £16.47 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.14% +19.05% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1154 1382 1592
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 97.94% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 930 1129
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £199 £210
90th Percentile £550 £556 £476
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 90 80
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.31 £9.23
90th Percentile £47.00 £63.25 £30.48
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in Wales

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support in Wales

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Support in Wales

Network Support
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 in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support in Wales

Network Support
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 9 £180 -52.00%
Network Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CCNA
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) DMZ
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) Nagios
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (11.11%) CCIE
7 1 (11.11%) CCNP

Network Support 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) MikroTik
6 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL