The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 29 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.42% 3.75% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 3.94% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Median daily rate £365 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £283 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.56 £30.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-4.81% +23.71%
Network Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
257 279 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.46% 95.22% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 175 305
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £196 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 36 19
Median hourly rate £12.05 £37.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.86% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £50.68 £31.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford 0 1 £330 -12.00%
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Network 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) CCNA
3 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 16 (61.54%) WAN
4 16 (61.54%) LAN
5 14 (53.85%) Network Security
6 13 (50.00%) CCSA
6 13 (50.00%) CCNP
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) OSPF
10 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
11 4 (15.38%) Driving Licence
11 4 (15.38%) VLAN
11 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
11 4 (15.38%) VMware
11 4 (15.38%) F5
11 4 (15.38%) tcpdump
11 4 (15.38%) Network Management
11 4 (15.38%) BGP
11 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
12 3 (11.54%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (11.54%) Wireless
12 3 (11.54%) VoIP
13 2 (7.69%) Change Control
13 2 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) LAN
2 16 (61.54%) WAN
3 14 (53.85%) Network Security
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (19.23%) OSPF
6 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 4 (15.38%) BGP
7 4 (15.38%) tcpdump
7 4 (15.38%) VLAN
7 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
8 3 (11.54%) Wireless
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.85%) 802.11
10 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (3.85%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (3.85%) Local Government
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (7.69%) Change Control
2 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) High Availability
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) Network Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (76.92%) CCNA
3 13 (50.00%) CCNP
3 13 (50.00%) CCSA
4 3 (11.54%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CCDA
5 2 (7.69%) CCDP
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) IronPort
6 1 (3.85%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) Riverbed