The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 69 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.71% 2.41% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.57% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
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£244 £345 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% +45.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £247 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -31.61%
Network Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
798 778 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.10% 93.73% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 457 307
Average daily rate £380 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 80 57
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.90 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Peterborough - 4 £243 - 1
Cambridge -17 3 £248 -27.73% 3
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (23.08%) F5
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) OSPF
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) Juniper
8 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (15.38%) CCIE
8 2 (15.38%) vSphere
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (15.38%) NX-OS
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) VRRP
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
1 1 (7.69%) Change Management
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) BT
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) Lumension