The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 45 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.26% 1.36% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.41% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £356 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.50 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +95.57%
Network Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
375 355 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.91% 96.21% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 227 199
Median daily rate £413 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 39
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.88 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -46.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Cambridge region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) COBIT
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) WAAS
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) WAAS
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) VMware