The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 108 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 58 88 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.48% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.56% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 70 38
Median daily rate £438 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £503 £500
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 £35.50 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +36.36%
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
3267 5624 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 94.87% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2629 4362 3934
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 91 94
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.34 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 24 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (92.13%) Cisco
2 64 (71.91%) Firewall
3 58 (65.17%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (51.69%) CCNP
5 33 (37.08%) CheckPoint
5 33 (37.08%) Finance
6 32 (35.96%) WAN
7 31 (34.83%) BGP
7 31 (34.83%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
8 29 (32.58%) LAN
9 26 (29.21%) Juniper
9 26 (29.21%) F5
10 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
11 21 (23.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (22.47%) Network Security
13 19 (21.35%) VPN
14 18 (20.22%) Wireless
14 18 (20.22%) CCIE
14 18 (20.22%) CCNA
14 18 (20.22%) MPLS
15 17 (19.10%) OSPF
15 17 (19.10%) ITIL
15 17 (19.10%) Network Design
16 15 (16.85%) DNS
16 15 (16.85%) Palo Alto
17 14 (15.73%) Multicast
18 13 (14.61%) Change Control
18 13 (14.61%) Cisco IOS
19 12 (13.48%) HSRP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.12%) Apache
2 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 64 (71.91%) Firewall
2 32 (35.96%) WAN
3 31 (34.83%) BGP
3 31 (34.83%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (32.58%) LAN
4 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
5 21 (23.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (22.47%) Network Security
7 19 (21.35%) VPN
8 18 (20.22%) MPLS
8 18 (20.22%) Wireless
9 17 (19.10%) OSPF
10 15 (16.85%) DNS
11 14 (15.73%) Multicast
12 13 (14.61%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (13.48%) DHCP
13 12 (13.48%) EIGRP
13 12 (13.48%) HSRP
14 10 (11.24%) VoIP
15 9 (10.11%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
1 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (37.08%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.49%) Law
4 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.12%) XMPP
2 1 (1.12%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.37%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.25%) Fintech
3 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Statistics
3 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) CatOS
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) ITIL
1 17 (19.10%) Network Design
2 13 (14.61%) Change Control
3 9 (10.11%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (8.99%) Network Management
4 8 (8.99%) Project Management
5 7 (7.87%) Change Management
5 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.74%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.37%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.37%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) Python
2 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.12%) Java
2 1 (1.12%) Korn
2 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (65.17%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (51.69%) CCNP
3 18 (20.22%) CCIE
3 18 (20.22%) CCNA
4 9 (10.11%) CCDP
5 6 (6.74%) Degree
6 5 (5.62%) CCDE
7 4 (4.49%) CCSE
8 3 (3.37%) CCSA
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.25%) CCSP
9 2 (2.25%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) CCA
10 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) ISEB
10 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.12%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.12%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) MiFID
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Snort
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) UAG
2 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.25%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (2.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.12%) Ansible
2 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.12%) OpenView
2 1 (1.12%) Proventia
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 82 (92.13%) Cisco
2 33 (37.08%) CheckPoint
3 26 (29.21%) F5
3 26 (29.21%) Juniper
4 15 (16.85%) Palo Alto
5 9 (10.11%) Aruba
5 9 (10.11%) Blue Coat
6 8 (8.99%) Riverbed
6 8 (8.99%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (4.49%) FireEye
7 4 (4.49%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.49%) Radianz
7 4 (4.49%) TippingPoint
7 4 (4.49%) Tufin
8 3 (3.37%) Avaya
8 3 (3.37%) Brocade
8 3 (3.37%) Citrix
8 3 (3.37%) NICE Systems
8 3 (3.37%) VMware
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