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 3 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 75 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.32% 1.26% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.35% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£375 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -18.18%
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
1125 1188 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.05% 93.54% 92.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 687 402
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 67 71
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £21.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 2015. 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 11 £375 +11.11% 5
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 20 (64.52%) LAN
3 18 (58.06%) WAN
3 18 (58.06%) Firewall
4 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
4 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
5 13 (41.94%) VPN
5 13 (41.94%) CCNP
5 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (38.71%) Wireless
7 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
7 10 (32.26%) F5
7 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (29.03%) OSPF
8 9 (29.03%) CCNA
9 8 (25.81%) BGP
9 8 (25.81%) Juniper
9 8 (25.81%) Network Security
10 7 (22.58%) HSRP
10 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
10 7 (22.58%) VRRP
10 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
11 6 (19.35%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
11 6 (19.35%) SNMP
11 6 (19.35%) VoIP
11 6 (19.35%) ITIL
11 6 (19.35%) Windows
11 6 (19.35%) Sourcefire

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) WAN
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
4 13 (41.94%) VPN
5 12 (38.71%) Wireless
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (29.03%) OSPF
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (25.81%) BGP
8 8 (25.81%) Network Security
9 7 (22.58%) HSRP
9 7 (22.58%) VRRP
10 6 (19.35%) SNMP
10 6 (19.35%) VoIP
11 5 (16.13%) WLAN
11 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
11 5 (16.13%) VLAN
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (12.90%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) e-Health
3 3 (9.68%) PKI
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) SecurID
5 1 (3.23%) Tandem
5 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
2 6 (19.35%) Network Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) People Management
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) B2B
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) Python
1 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) CCNP
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
4 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) CCIP
7 2 (6.45%) CCDP
8 1 (3.23%) CCDA
8 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CCSE
8 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Snort
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) HDFS
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (12.90%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (9.68%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (6.45%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) Cacti
5 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
3 10 (32.26%) F5
4 8 (25.81%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) Sourcefire
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) CA
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) IronPort
9 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.23%) Splunk
9 1 (3.23%) EMC
9 1 (3.23%) IBM
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (3.23%) AppSense
9 1 (3.23%) ION Trading
9 1 (3.23%) McAfee