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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 49 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.16% 0.83% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.86% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £350 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -6.36%
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
579 701 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.34% 96.96% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 396 238
Average daily rate £400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 53
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.88 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.22% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.74 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridge -6 4 £350 +62.79% 1
Peterborough - 1 - -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Cisco
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) Juniper
3 7 (41.18%) CCNA
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (29.41%) F5
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (23.53%) Splunk
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) VoIP
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) HTTP
7 3 (17.65%) Perl
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) SSH
7 3 (17.65%) BGP
7 3 (17.65%) OSPF
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) HTTP
5 3 (17.65%) Junos
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) SSH
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
6 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
5 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) HIPAA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (29.41%) F5
5 4 (23.53%) Splunk
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
7 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
8 1 (5.88%) Aruba
8 1 (5.88%) Avaya
8 1 (5.88%) Dell
8 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) NetApp
8 1 (5.88%) Nortel
8 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.88%) Sophos
8 1 (5.88%) VMware