The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 39 35 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 28 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.60% 4.16% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 4.42% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 5
Median daily rate £338 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +94.11%
Network Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
724 770 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.06% 94.13% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 528 360
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.40 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Birmingham region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 30 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (68.29%) Firewall
4 20 (48.78%) CCNA
5 18 (43.90%) LAN
6 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
7 16 (39.02%) WAN
7 16 (39.02%) Juniper
8 15 (36.59%) CCNP
8 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
9 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (17.07%) Network Security
11 7 (17.07%) F5
11 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
12 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
12 6 (14.63%) Wireless
13 5 (12.20%) VPN
13 5 (12.20%) CCIE
13 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
14 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
14 4 (9.76%) Degree
14 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
14 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (9.76%) Fault Management
14 4 (9.76%) ITIL
14 4 (9.76%) BGP
14 4 (9.76%) Citrix
14 4 (9.76%) Finance

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (7.32%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) LAN
3 16 (39.02%) WAN
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (17.07%) Network Security
6 6 (14.63%) Wireless
7 5 (12.20%) VPN
8 4 (9.76%) BGP
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.32%) OSPF
9 3 (7.32%) VoIP
9 3 (7.32%) WLAN
10 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
10 2 (4.88%) DHCP
10 2 (4.88%) DNS
10 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.88%) MPLS
10 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.88%) VLAN
10 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.76%) Fault Management
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.32%) Presales
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.32%) Project Management
3 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (48.78%) CCNA
3 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
4 15 (36.59%) CCNP
4 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) CCIE
6 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
7 3 (7.32%) PMP
8 2 (4.88%) CCDP
9 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) MCSE
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 16 (39.02%) Juniper
3 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.07%) F5
5 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 3 (7.32%) EMC
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.88%) Brocade
8 2 (4.88%) Infoblox
8 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.88%) Meraki
8 2 (4.88%) Meru Networks
8 2 (4.88%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) Splunk
9 1 (2.44%) Stonesoft
9 1 (2.44%) VMware
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