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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 74 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 0.84% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.90% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +20.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -36.76%
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
1115 1220 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.06% 93.20% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 694 435
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 81
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.28% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 +7 9 £375 +13.20% 1
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 30 (88.24%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) LAN
3 20 (58.82%) WAN
4 19 (55.88%) Firewall
5 18 (52.94%) Wireless
6 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (47.06%) CCNP
7 14 (41.18%) VPN
7 14 (41.18%) F5
8 13 (38.24%) CCNA
9 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
9 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
9 12 (35.29%) Cisco Prime
10 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
11 9 (26.47%) Network Security
11 9 (26.47%) OSPF
11 9 (26.47%) Juniper
11 9 (26.47%) SNMP
12 8 (23.53%) WLAN
12 8 (23.53%) BGP
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
13 7 (20.59%) e-Health
13 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
13 7 (20.59%) HSRP
13 7 (20.59%) VRRP
13 7 (20.59%) CA
13 7 (20.59%) CA Spectrum
14 6 (17.65%) Structured Cabling

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) LAN
2 20 (58.82%) WAN
3 19 (55.88%) Firewall
4 18 (52.94%) Wireless
5 14 (41.18%) VPN
6 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (26.47%) Network Security
8 9 (26.47%) OSPF
8 9 (26.47%) SNMP
9 8 (23.53%) WLAN
9 8 (23.53%) BGP
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (20.59%) HSRP
10 7 (20.59%) VRRP
11 6 (17.65%) IPsec
11 6 (17.65%) DSL
11 6 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
12 5 (14.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
1 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) e-Health
2 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 6 (17.65%) Network Management
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design
5 2 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
1 1 (2.94%) Python
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) CCNP
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
5 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CCIP
7 2 (5.88%) CCDP
8 1 (2.94%) CCDA
8 1 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CCSE
8 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Snort
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) HDFS
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (20.59%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (8.82%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) Cacti
5 1 (2.94%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) F5
3 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) Juniper
5 7 (20.59%) CA
6 6 (17.65%) Sourcefire
7 5 (14.71%) Blue Coat
8 3 (8.82%) VMware
8 3 (8.82%) Citrix
8 3 (8.82%) HP
9 2 (5.88%) IronPort
10 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.94%) Splunk
10 1 (2.94%) EMC
10 1 (2.94%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle
10 1 (2.94%) AppSense
10 1 (2.94%) ION Trading
10 1 (2.94%) McAfee