The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 126 133 160
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 73 69 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.16% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.25% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £240 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -9.09%
Network Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5050 5517 5895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.69% 92.47% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3860 4135 4340
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 70 137
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 140 (86.96%) Cisco
2 99 (61.49%) Cisco Certification
3 97 (60.25%) Firewall
4 82 (50.93%) CCNP
5 65 (40.37%) Finance
6 56 (34.78%) Juniper
7 51 (31.68%) LAN
7 51 (31.68%) F5
8 46 (28.57%) WAN
9 45 (27.95%) CheckPoint
9 45 (27.95%) BGP
10 40 (24.84%) OSPF
11 38 (23.60%) MPLS
12 37 (22.98%) Network Security
13 35 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (21.12%) Cisco Nexus
14 34 (21.12%) CCIE
15 28 (17.39%) Multicast
16 26 (16.15%) TCP/IP
16 26 (16.15%) VPN
17 25 (15.53%) CCNA
18 24 (14.91%) EIGRP
19 22 (13.66%) Load Balancing
19 22 (13.66%) Windows
20 21 (13.04%) Citrix
20 21 (13.04%) Low Latency
21 19 (11.80%) VLAN
21 19 (11.80%) DNS
21 19 (11.80%) Wireless
22 18 (11.18%) Cisco IOS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 97 (60.25%) Firewall
2 51 (31.68%) LAN
3 46 (28.57%) WAN
4 45 (27.95%) BGP
5 40 (24.84%) OSPF
6 38 (23.60%) MPLS
7 37 (22.98%) Network Security
8 35 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (21.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (17.39%) Multicast
11 26 (16.15%) TCP/IP
11 26 (16.15%) VPN
12 24 (14.91%) EIGRP
13 19 (11.80%) DNS
13 19 (11.80%) Wireless
13 19 (11.80%) VLAN
14 18 (11.18%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (10.56%) VPLS
15 17 (10.56%) DHCP
16 14 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (40.37%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Banking
3 14 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.73%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.86%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.48%) Eurex
3 3 (1.86%) IVR
3 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.24%) Interactive TV
4 2 (1.24%) PKI
4 2 (1.24%) Streaming Media
4 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.62%) User Experience
5 1 (0.62%) BYOD
5 1 (0.62%) PDA
5 1 (0.62%) Statistics
5 1 (0.62%) Online Games
5 1 (0.62%) Celerra
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Windows
2 7 (4.35%) UNIX
3 5 (3.11%) Linux
4 4 (2.48%) Windows 2000
4 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.66%) Load Balancing
2 21 (13.04%) Low Latency
3 16 (9.94%) Network Design
4 14 (8.70%) ITIL
5 10 (6.21%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (5.59%) Migration
7 6 (3.73%) Project Management
8 4 (2.48%) Network Management
8 4 (2.48%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.48%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (2.48%) Change Management
9 3 (1.86%) Configuration Management
9 3 (1.86%) Network Architecture
9 3 (1.86%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.86%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 3 (1.86%) SIEM
10 2 (1.24%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.24%) Software Engineering
10 2 (1.24%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.24%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.24%) C
1 2 (1.24%) Java
1 2 (1.24%) Perl
1 2 (1.24%) Python
1 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
1 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
2 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (61.49%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (50.93%) CCNP
3 34 (21.12%) CCIE
4 25 (15.53%) CCNA
5 8 (4.97%) CCSA
6 7 (4.35%) CCSE
7 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.86%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.86%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.86%) CISSP
8 3 (1.86%) CCSP
9 2 (1.24%) MCSE
9 2 (1.24%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.24%) Degree
9 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.62%) MCITP
10 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.11%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.24%) Snort
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.73%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (3.11%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.48%) OPNET
5 2 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.24%) Iperf
6 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.62%) Netcool
6 1 (0.62%) OpenView
Vendors
1 140 (86.96%) Cisco
2 56 (34.78%) Juniper
3 51 (31.68%) F5
4 45 (27.95%) CheckPoint
5 21 (13.04%) Citrix
6 17 (10.56%) VMware
7 16 (9.94%) Blue Coat
8 12 (7.45%) Fortinet
8 12 (7.45%) Microsoft
9 11 (6.83%) SolarWinds
10 8 (4.97%) Aruba
11 5 (3.11%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.11%) Avaya
12 4 (2.48%) Reuters
12 4 (2.48%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.48%) HP
12 4 (2.48%) EMC
12 4 (2.48%) Infoblox
12 4 (2.48%) Tufin
12 4 (2.48%) BT
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