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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 70 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.26% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.31% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£273 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
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
1121 973 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.81% 92.23% 90.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 501 318
Average daily rate £365 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 86
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £30.70 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
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 26 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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 +13 14 £273 - 2
Aylesbury - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 13 (39.39%) LAN
5 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 12 (36.36%) F5
6 11 (33.33%) WAN
7 10 (30.30%) Juniper
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (27.27%) CCNA
8 9 (27.27%) CCNP
8 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
9 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
10 6 (18.18%) VPN
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) Network Security
11 5 (15.15%) Fault Management
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (15.15%) VLAN
11 5 (15.15%) DNS
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) OSPF
12 4 (12.12%) BGP
12 4 (12.12%) Internet
12 4 (12.12%) MPLS
12 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (12.12%) Wireless

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) LAN
3 11 (33.33%) WAN
4 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 6 (18.18%) Network Security
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
6 5 (15.15%) OSPF
6 5 (15.15%) VLAN
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (12.12%) Wireless
7 4 (12.12%) BGP
7 4 (12.12%) Internet
7 4 (12.12%) MPLS
7 4 (12.12%) DHCP
7 4 (12.12%) VoIP
8 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) e-Health
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) SecurID
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) EMC Centera
2 1 (3.03%) Tandem
2 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.15%) Fault Management
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) B2B
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Validation
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (27.27%) CCNP
3 9 (27.27%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) CCIP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCSA
5 1 (3.03%) CCSE
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) Snort
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (12.12%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.06%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 12 (36.36%) F5
4 10 (30.30%) Juniper
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.06%) Brocade
8 2 (6.06%) VMware
8 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) CA
9 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.03%) NetApp
9 1 (3.03%) Nokia
9 1 (3.03%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire