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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 50 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.36% 2.26% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.44% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 11
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £254 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.56 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.81% +27.65%
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
688 616 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.42% 92.91% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 395 400
Median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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
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 2 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 Birmingham region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 32 (86.49%) Firewall
3 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (70.27%) Juniper
5 21 (56.76%) CCNP
6 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
7 19 (51.35%) LAN
8 17 (45.95%) WAN
8 17 (45.95%) CCNA
9 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
11 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
11 11 (29.73%) Network Design
12 10 (27.03%) F5
13 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
13 9 (24.32%) VPN
14 8 (21.62%) CCDA
14 8 (21.62%) CCDP
15 7 (18.92%) VoIP
15 7 (18.92%) Wireless
16 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
16 6 (16.22%) BGP
16 6 (16.22%) Windows
16 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
16 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
17 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
17 5 (13.51%) CSS
17 5 (13.51%) WLAN
17 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (13.51%) JNCIA

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 2 (5.41%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) LAN
3 17 (45.95%) WAN
4 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (24.32%) VPN
6 7 (18.92%) VoIP
6 7 (18.92%) Wireless
7 6 (16.22%) BGP
8 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
8 5 (13.51%) OSPF
8 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (13.51%) WLAN
9 4 (10.81%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (10.81%) Junos
9 4 (10.81%) Network Security
9 4 (10.81%) Unified Communications
10 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (8.11%) DMVPN
10 3 (8.11%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.70%) Advertising
1 1 (2.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) e-Health
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
1 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Network Design
2 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Network Management
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 17 (45.95%) CCNA
4 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
6 8 (21.62%) CCDA
6 8 (21.62%) CCDP
7 5 (13.51%) JNCIA
8 4 (10.81%) CCIE
8 4 (10.81%) CCVP
9 3 (8.11%) CCSA
10 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
11 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
11 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
11 1 (2.70%) JNCIE
11 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.41%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 26 (70.27%) Juniper
3 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
4 10 (27.03%) F5
5 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
6 4 (10.81%) Aruba
6 4 (10.81%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) Meraki
6 4 (10.81%) Nokia
6 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.11%) Huawei
8 2 (5.41%) CA
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.70%) Avaya
9 1 (2.70%) BT
9 1 (2.70%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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