The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 14 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.79% 4.00% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 4.12% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £390 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

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
53 97 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.64% 97.00% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 84
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Cheltenham region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SONET
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) F5

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) SONET
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5