The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 142 150 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 73 55 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 0.87% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.94% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 74
Average daily rate £351 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £246 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.47 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.24 - £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.69 - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £29.80 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +30.96%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6115 5857 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.29% 92.82% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4418 4320 5248
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Network Engineer
London

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 91 (83.49%) Cisco
2 58 (53.21%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (47.71%) Firewall
4 39 (35.78%) CCNP
5 38 (34.86%) WAN
6 35 (32.11%) Juniper
6 35 (32.11%) CheckPoint
6 35 (32.11%) BGP
7 31 (28.44%) LAN
8 28 (25.69%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (25.69%) F5
9 26 (23.85%) Network Security
10 25 (22.94%) OSPF
11 24 (22.02%) Finance
11 24 (22.02%) TCP/IP
12 22 (20.18%) CCNA
13 20 (18.35%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (15.60%) Wireless
15 16 (14.68%) MPLS
15 16 (14.68%) Windows
16 15 (13.76%) VPN
17 14 (12.84%) Banking
17 14 (12.84%) Multicast
18 13 (11.93%) Network Management
18 13 (11.93%) Blue Coat
18 13 (11.93%) DNS
18 13 (11.93%) CCIE
18 13 (11.93%) VoIP
19 12 (11.01%) Load Balancing
19 12 (11.01%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 52 (47.71%) Firewall
2 38 (34.86%) WAN
3 35 (32.11%) BGP
4 31 (28.44%) LAN
5 28 (25.69%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (23.85%) Network Security
7 25 (22.94%) OSPF
8 24 (22.02%) TCP/IP
9 20 (18.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (15.60%) Wireless
11 16 (14.68%) MPLS
12 15 (13.76%) VPN
13 14 (12.84%) Multicast
14 13 (11.93%) DNS
14 13 (11.93%) VoIP
15 12 (11.01%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (10.09%) VLAN
16 11 (10.09%) EIGRP
17 9 (8.26%) NetScaler
17 9 (8.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) MySQL
General
1 24 (22.02%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Law
4 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.92%) French Language
7 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) DCOM
1 1 (0.92%) LAMP
1 1 (0.92%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Clustering
1 6 (5.50%) EqualLogic
2 4 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.83%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.92%) PKI
4 1 (0.92%) CCTV
4 1 (0.92%) Ergonomics
4 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.92%) FMCG
4 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Windows
2 10 (9.17%) Linux
3 6 (5.50%) UNIX
4 3 (2.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.93%) Network Management
2 12 (11.01%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.17%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (8.26%) Network Design
5 8 (7.34%) ITIL
6 7 (6.42%) Change Management
7 6 (5.50%) Change Control
8 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.67%) Service Management
9 4 (3.67%) Project Management
9 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.75%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.75%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.75%) Migration
10 3 (2.75%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.83%) Time Management
11 2 (1.83%) Business Development
11 2 (1.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (1.83%) Logistics
11 2 (1.83%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.34%) SQL
2 5 (4.59%) Perl
3 2 (1.83%) Python
3 2 (1.83%) C
3 2 (1.83%) Ruby
4 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (53.21%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (35.78%) CCNP
3 22 (20.18%) CCNA
4 13 (11.93%) CCIE
5 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.50%) MCSE
6 6 (5.50%) MCITP
7 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.67%) CCSA
8 4 (3.67%) CCDP
8 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.67%) Degree
8 4 (3.67%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.67%) CCSE
9 3 (2.75%) CISSP
10 2 (1.83%) CWNE
10 2 (1.83%) CCVP
10 2 (1.83%) CCIP
11 1 (0.92%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) vSphere
3 1 (0.92%) UAG
3 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.92%) KVM
3 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.75%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.83%) Nagios
3 2 (1.83%) OpenView
3 2 (1.83%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.92%) Cacti
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 91 (83.49%) Cisco
2 35 (32.11%) Juniper
2 35 (32.11%) CheckPoint
3 28 (25.69%) F5
4 13 (11.93%) Blue Coat
5 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.09%) Citrix
5 11 (10.09%) VMware
6 10 (9.17%) Riverbed
7 9 (8.26%) McAfee
8 7 (6.42%) SolarWinds
8 7 (6.42%) SonicWALL
8 7 (6.42%) Dell
9 6 (5.50%) HP
10 5 (4.59%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.67%) Avaya
11 4 (3.67%) EMC
11 4 (3.67%) Aruba
11 4 (3.67%) Infoblox
12 3 (2.75%) TippingPoint
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Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Sovereign Business Resources
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London, London, UK
Dimension Data
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London, London, Docklands, UK
Dimension Data
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago