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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 52 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.35% 2.18% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.25% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 12
Median daily rate £345 £313 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.53 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -
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
745 711 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.39% 97.00% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 442 402
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 43
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 25 August 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 25 August 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 42 (87.50%) Cisco
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (72.92%) Firewall
3 27 (56.25%) CCNP
4 24 (50.00%) CCNA
4 24 (50.00%) LAN
5 22 (45.83%) Juniper
6 21 (43.75%) WAN
6 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
7 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
8 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (18.75%) Network Security
9 9 (18.75%) Wireless
9 9 (18.75%) CCIE
10 8 (16.67%) WLAN
10 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 8 (16.67%) Fortinet
11 6 (12.50%) Meraki
11 6 (12.50%) F5
12 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
12 5 (10.42%) Windows
12 5 (10.42%) CCDP
12 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
13 4 (8.33%) BGP
13 4 (8.33%) VPN
13 4 (8.33%) ITIL
13 4 (8.33%) VoIP
13 4 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless

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 (6.25%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (72.92%) Firewall
2 24 (50.00%) LAN
3 21 (43.75%) WAN
4 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (18.75%) Network Security
5 9 (18.75%) Wireless
6 8 (16.67%) WLAN
7 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (8.33%) BGP
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (8.33%) VoIP
8 4 (8.33%) VPN
9 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
9 3 (6.25%) DMVPN
9 3 (6.25%) OSPF
10 2 (4.17%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.17%) HSRP
10 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.17%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.17%) e-Health
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) ITIL
1 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (6.25%) Fault Management
2 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
2 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (6.25%) Presales
2 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 3 (6.25%) Project Management
2 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (4.17%) Change Management
3 2 (4.17%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (4.17%) Migration
3 2 (4.17%) Network Design
3 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.08%) Change Control
4 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.08%) Network Management
4 1 (2.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Java
1 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.08%) PHP
1 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (56.25%) CCNP
3 24 (50.00%) CCNA
4 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.75%) CCIE
7 5 (10.42%) CCDP
8 4 (8.33%) Degree
8 4 (8.33%) JNCIA
9 3 (6.25%) CCDA
9 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
9 3 (6.25%) PMP
10 2 (4.17%) CCSA
10 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
11 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
11 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
11 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco
2 22 (45.83%) Juniper
3 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 6 (12.50%) F5
5 6 (12.50%) Meraki
6 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.25%) Aruba
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 3 (6.25%) EMC
7 3 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) Huawei
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.17%) CA
8 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) Splunk
9 1 (2.08%) Stonesoft
9 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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