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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 122 121 177
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 91 78 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.35% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.47% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 39 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £262 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -41.33%
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
5368 5314 6566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.13% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3873 4821
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 89 171
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.52 £32.11 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

1 141 (89.81%) Cisco
2 93 (59.24%) Firewall
3 90 (57.32%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (42.68%) CCNP
5 64 (40.76%) LAN
6 61 (38.85%) WAN
7 60 (38.22%) Finance
8 56 (35.67%) Juniper
9 53 (33.76%) CheckPoint
9 53 (33.76%) BGP
9 53 (33.76%) F5
10 49 (31.21%) OSPF
11 45 (28.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (25.48%) MPLS
13 36 (22.93%) Network Security
14 33 (21.02%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (18.47%) CCNA
16 28 (17.83%) Multicast
17 27 (17.20%) CCIE
18 26 (16.56%) VPN
18 26 (16.56%) EIGRP
18 26 (16.56%) Cisco IOS
18 26 (16.56%) Load Balancing
19 25 (15.92%) Banking
20 24 (15.29%) Wireless
20 24 (15.29%) Data Centre
21 23 (14.65%) DNS
22 21 (13.38%) DHCP
22 21 (13.38%) VLAN
23 19 (12.10%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 93 (59.24%) Firewall
2 64 (40.76%) LAN
3 61 (38.85%) WAN
4 53 (33.76%) BGP
5 49 (31.21%) OSPF
6 45 (28.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 40 (25.48%) MPLS
8 36 (22.93%) Network Security
9 33 (21.02%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (17.83%) Multicast
11 26 (16.56%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (16.56%) EIGRP
11 26 (16.56%) VPN
12 24 (15.29%) Wireless
13 23 (14.65%) DNS
14 21 (13.38%) DHCP
14 21 (13.38%) VLAN
15 19 (12.10%) TCP/IP
16 18 (11.46%) Junos
17 16 (10.19%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (38.22%) Finance
2 25 (15.92%) Banking
3 12 (7.64%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.82%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) XMPP
2 6 (3.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.37%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.82%) Eurex
4 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) PKI
6 2 (1.27%) IVR
6 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.46%) Windows
2 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.55%) Linux
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.27%) UNIX
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.56%) Load Balancing
2 13 (8.28%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (7.64%) ITIL
4 11 (7.01%) Migration
5 10 (6.37%) Project Management
6 9 (5.73%) Network Design
7 8 (5.10%) Network Management
8 6 (3.82%) Low Latency
9 5 (3.18%) Investment Management
10 4 (2.55%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.55%) Change Management
11 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.91%) Service Delivery
11 3 (1.91%) Time Management
11 3 (1.91%) SIEM
11 3 (1.91%) Capacity Management
11 3 (1.91%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 3 (1.91%) Mentoring
12 2 (1.27%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (1.27%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (57.32%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (42.68%) CCNP
3 29 (18.47%) CCNA
4 27 (17.20%) CCIE
5 15 (9.55%) CCSA
6 8 (5.10%) CCSE
7 7 (4.46%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.55%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.55%) MCSE
9 3 (1.91%) JNCIP
9 3 (1.91%) JNCIE
9 3 (1.91%) CISSP
9 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.27%) Degree
10 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.27%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.64%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.91%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) Snort
4 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (2.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.55%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.55%) OPNET
4 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.64%) Netcool
5 1 (0.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 141 (89.81%) Cisco
2 56 (35.67%) Juniper
3 53 (33.76%) CheckPoint
3 53 (33.76%) F5
4 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
5 11 (7.01%) Aruba
6 10 (6.37%) Blue Coat
6 10 (6.37%) SolarWinds
7 9 (5.73%) Riverbed
7 9 (5.73%) VMware
8 8 (5.10%) Citrix
9 6 (3.82%) BT
9 6 (3.82%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.18%) Infoblox
11 4 (2.55%) Avaya
12 3 (1.91%) HP
12 3 (1.91%) Tufin
12 3 (1.91%) Sourcefire
12 3 (1.91%) Verint
12 3 (1.91%) CyberTech
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ComputAppoint
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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