The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 73 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.77% 0.38% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.41% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £256 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% -26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
Network Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1086 971 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.50% 92.48% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 482 429
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 79
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 8 £315 +32.63%
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) VPN
4 12 (48.00%) WAN
4 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
5 11 (44.00%) LAN
6 9 (36.00%) F5
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (32.00%) OSPF
7 8 (32.00%) BGP
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (24.00%) Network Security
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (24.00%) MPLS
9 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (24.00%) VoIP
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) CCNP
10 5 (20.00%) Juniper
10 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
11 4 (16.00%) CCNA
12 3 (12.00%) SAN
12 3 (12.00%) NetApp
12 3 (12.00%) VMware
12 3 (12.00%) CCSA
12 3 (12.00%) VRRP
12 3 (12.00%) VLAN
12 3 (12.00%) ProxySG

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) VPN
3 12 (48.00%) WAN
4 11 (44.00%) LAN
5 8 (32.00%) OSPF
5 8 (32.00%) BGP
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (24.00%) Network Security
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (24.00%) MPLS
7 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (24.00%) VoIP
8 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 3 (12.00%) VRRP
8 3 (12.00%) VLAN
8 3 (12.00%) HSRP
9 2 (8.00%) PABX
9 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (8.00%) DMVPN
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.00%) EMC Centera
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) IVR
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) e-Health
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Network Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) Service Management
2 2 (8.00%) B2B
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Network Design
3 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) People Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) CCSA
4 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (8.00%) CCDP
6 1 (4.00%) CCDA
6 1 (4.00%) CCIP
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) ProxySG
1 3 (12.00%) Snort
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Xen
2 1 (4.00%) NLBS
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (8.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) F5
4 5 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.00%) NetApp
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.00%) IronPort
7 2 (8.00%) Brocade
7 2 (8.00%) CA
7 2 (8.00%) Hitachi
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent