The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 19 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.26% 3.92% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 4.17% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -9.09%
Network Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91 144 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.81% 94.12% 98.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 89 27
Average daily rate £400 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £548 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) XMPP
6 1 (14.29%) PKI
6 1 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
6 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) HSRP
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) VMware