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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 33 54 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.82% 1.18% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.20% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -19.81%

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
313 417 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 94.85% 98.12% 97.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 314 218
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 12
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017, 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (56.25%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) SLA
5 5 (31.25%) CCIP
5 5 (31.25%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (25.00%) CCDP
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) Juniper
8 2 (12.50%) iPhone
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (12.50%) iPad
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (6.25%) Network Security
9 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
1 2 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) CCIP
5 4 (25.00%) CCDP
5 4 (25.00%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
2 9 (56.25%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware