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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 101 151 163
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 106 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.80% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £378 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £306
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
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
5219 6286 5637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.46% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4044 4571 4200
Average daily rate £448 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 113 144
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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.

1 171 (83.41%) Cisco
2 129 (62.93%) Firewall
3 121 (59.02%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (44.88%) Juniper
5 91 (44.39%) CCNP
6 71 (34.63%) BGP
7 64 (31.22%) F5
8 63 (30.73%) CheckPoint
9 58 (28.29%) Finance
10 57 (27.80%) Network Security
11 53 (25.85%) WAN
12 52 (25.37%) LAN
13 47 (22.93%) OSPF
14 46 (22.44%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (20.98%) Cisco Nexus
16 40 (19.51%) VPN
17 33 (16.10%) TCP/IP
18 32 (15.61%) CCNA
19 30 (14.63%) CCIE
20 28 (13.66%) MPLS
21 27 (13.17%) EIGRP
22 25 (12.20%) Blue Coat
23 24 (11.71%) Wireless
23 24 (11.71%) Multicast
24 22 (10.73%) DNS
25 21 (10.24%) Load Balancing
25 21 (10.24%) Junos
26 18 (8.78%) Banking
27 17 (8.29%) Windows
27 17 (8.29%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.49%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Office
2 5 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.98%) MS Project
6 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (62.93%) Firewall
2 71 (34.63%) BGP
3 57 (27.80%) Network Security
4 53 (25.85%) WAN
5 52 (25.37%) LAN
6 47 (22.93%) OSPF
7 46 (22.44%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (20.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 40 (19.51%) VPN
10 33 (16.10%) TCP/IP
11 28 (13.66%) MPLS
12 27 (13.17%) EIGRP
13 24 (11.71%) Wireless
13 24 (11.71%) Multicast
14 22 (10.73%) DNS
15 21 (10.24%) Junos
16 17 (8.29%) VLAN
17 15 (7.32%) Cisco PIX
18 14 (6.83%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (6.83%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (28.29%) Finance
2 18 (8.78%) Banking
3 13 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.93%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) CSS
1 1 (0.49%) WAP
1 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (0.98%) Clustering
3 2 (0.98%) SecurID
4 1 (0.49%) PKI
4 1 (0.49%) Streaming Media
4 1 (0.49%) PDA
4 1 (0.49%) CCTV
4 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.49%) Celerra
4 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.49%) Handset
4 1 (0.49%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.49%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.49%) IVR
4 1 (0.49%) Interactive TV
4 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.29%) Windows
2 11 (5.37%) UNIX
3 8 (3.90%) Linux
4 5 (2.44%) Windows 2000
5 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.24%) Load Balancing
2 12 (5.85%) Low Latency
2 12 (5.85%) Migration
2 12 (5.85%) Network Design
3 8 (3.90%) ITIL
3 8 (3.90%) Mentoring
4 7 (3.41%) Network Management
4 7 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (3.41%) Service Management
5 6 (2.93%) E-Commerce
5 6 (2.93%) Change Management
5 6 (2.93%) Network Architecture
6 5 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (1.95%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (1.95%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (1.46%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (1.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (1.46%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.46%) Project Management
9 2 (0.98%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.93%) Perl
2 4 (1.95%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.98%) Python
4 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.49%) SQL
4 1 (0.49%) C
4 1 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 121 (59.02%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (44.39%) CCNP
3 32 (15.61%) CCNA
4 30 (14.63%) CCIE
5 15 (7.32%) CCSE
6 13 (6.34%) CCSA
7 7 (3.41%) CCSP
8 6 (2.93%) JNCIP
8 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.95%) Degree
9 4 (1.95%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.95%) CCVP
9 4 (1.95%) CCIP
10 3 (1.46%) CCDP
10 3 (1.46%) CISSP
10 3 (1.46%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.98%) CCENT
11 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.98%) MCITP
12 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.95%) Snort
2 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) vSphere
4 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.93%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.46%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.49%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.49%) RANCID
Vendors
1 171 (83.41%) Cisco
2 92 (44.88%) Juniper
3 64 (31.22%) F5
4 63 (30.73%) CheckPoint
5 25 (12.20%) Blue Coat
6 14 (6.83%) Fortinet
7 12 (5.85%) VMware
8 10 (4.88%) Citrix
9 9 (4.39%) SolarWinds
10 8 (3.90%) HP
11 7 (3.41%) Microsoft
11 7 (3.41%) Riverbed
12 6 (2.93%) Sourcefire
13 5 (2.44%) Brocade
14 4 (1.95%) ProCurve
15 3 (1.46%) IPFX
15 3 (1.46%) Avaya
15 3 (1.46%) McAfee
16 2 (0.98%) Nortel
16 2 (0.98%) Websense
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