The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 62 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 0.96% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.07% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +61.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
Network Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
862 562 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.99% 90.35% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 374 514
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (10.00%) LTE
5 1 (10.00%) B2B

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) 802.11
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) LTE
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Change Control
1 2 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CWNA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (10.00%) F5
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