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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 20 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.04% - 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% - 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -36.76%
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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
137 99 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 98.56% 87.61% 91.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 42 34
Average daily rate £425 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.31% +146.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £15.00 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) VLAN
4 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) CMS
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) LAMP
6 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (25.00%) Nmap
6 3 (25.00%) Metasploit
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (25.00%) VirtualBox
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) DSL
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (16.67%) ATM
7 1 (8.33%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Metasploit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (25.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) NetQoS
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