The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 55 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.55% 0.74% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.76% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £338 £275 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +98.41%
Network Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
359 262 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.63% 96.68% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 201 242
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 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 Cardiff region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) F5
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) Polycom
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) CCVP
7 1 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) CCDP
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (10.00%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed