Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Walsall during the 6 months to 15 December 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
West Midlands > Walsall
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 3.57% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Walsall median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £433 £285 £298
% change year-on-year +51.75% -4.20% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Walsall median hourly rate £16.41 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.41 - £11.65

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall. 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
Walsall
Contract vacancies in Walsall with a recognized job title 26 31 23
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.86% 93.94% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 16
Walsall median daily rate £320 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +13.39%
10th Percentile £115 £101 £238
90th Percentile £590 £438 £468
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Walsall median hourly rate £16.41 £10.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.05% -20.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £14.61 £8.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.20 £14.80 £14.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.80
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.71% +5.00%

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Walsall region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) NEC