The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 63 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.34% 1.26% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.32% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -
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
843 1290 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.88% 95.70% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 707 642
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 £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 48
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.00 £18.50
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 Buckinghamshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 11 £350 -3.44% 1
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) CCNP
4 9 (50.00%) CCNA
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
6 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (27.78%) Network Security
8 4 (22.22%) CCIE
8 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 4 (22.22%) BGP
8 4 (22.22%) F5
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (16.67%) Wireless
9 3 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 2 (11.11%) XMPP
10 2 (11.11%) VMware
10 2 (11.11%) CCSA
10 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
10 2 (11.11%) H.323
10 2 (11.11%) MPLS
10 2 (11.11%) OSPF
10 2 (11.11%) ISDN
10 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (11.11%) GLP
10 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (11.11%) H.323
6 2 (11.11%) HSRP
6 2 (11.11%) ISDN
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) 802.11
7 1 (5.56%) DMZ
7 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XMPP
2 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Network Management
2 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.56%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 9 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) CCDA
5 2 (11.11%) CCDP
5 2 (11.11%) CCSA
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) CCSE
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GLP
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco CME
3 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 4 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) IronPort
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire