The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank - 20 24
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 4.30% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.73% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 169 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 76.85% 90.86% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 66
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Aberdeen region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CCM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy