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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 68 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.76% 0.91% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.98% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £294 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £169 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £295
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -25.00%
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
873 813 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.17% 92.91% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 581 362
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 28 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.18 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) MS Access
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) NX-OS
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (12.50%) Meraki
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) Finance

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (12.50%) NX-OS
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) SMS
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) MS Access
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) TippingPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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