The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 42 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.11% 2.41% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.56% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate £370 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £235 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £309
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +25.27%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 156 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 92.48% 93.98% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 103 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £213 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.91 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Network Engineer
South Wales

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) Wireless
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) CCNA
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 2 (18.18%) VoIP
8 2 (18.18%) WLAN
8 2 (18.18%) OSPF
8 2 (18.18%) BT
8 2 (18.18%) BGP
8 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
8 2 (18.18%) SCOM
8 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (54.55%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
7 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Nortel