The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 65 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 1.03% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.08% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £268 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +94.11%
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
825 837 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 97.40% 95.88% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 610 553
Median daily rate £363 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 51
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.91 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.86% +8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.77 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

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 31 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 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 Bristol region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (40.00%) VPN
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (35.00%) Network Design
6 7 (35.00%) CCNA
7 6 (30.00%) Juniper
7 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Wireless
9 4 (20.00%) IPsec
9 4 (20.00%) TACACS
9 4 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (20.00%) Junos
9 4 (20.00%) JNCIA
9 4 (20.00%) PKI
9 4 (20.00%) Validation
9 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
9 4 (20.00%) Security Hardening
9 4 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
9 4 (20.00%) VXLAN
10 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
10 3 (15.00%) FWSM
10 3 (15.00%) Network Security

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) IPsec
4 4 (20.00%) Junos
4 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 4 (20.00%) TACACS
4 4 (20.00%) VXLAN
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (15.00%) FWSM
5 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) MPLS
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Network Design
2 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
2 4 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) Nokia
7 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.00%) IronPort
7 1 (5.00%) Meraki
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft