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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 120 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 55 66 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.43% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.50% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 46
Median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -18.69%
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 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 92 (88.46%) Cisco
2 69 (66.35%) Firewall
3 65 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (47.12%) CCNP
5 40 (38.46%) Finance
6 36 (34.62%) TCP/IP
6 36 (34.62%) Data Centre
7 35 (33.65%) BGP
8 34 (32.69%) CheckPoint
9 31 (29.81%) WAN
9 31 (29.81%) LAN
10 30 (28.85%) Juniper
11 29 (27.88%) F5
12 28 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (24.04%) Network Design
14 24 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (22.12%) Network Security
16 22 (21.15%) CCIE
17 20 (19.23%) VPN
17 20 (19.23%) MPLS
17 20 (19.23%) Multicast
18 19 (18.27%) Windows
18 19 (18.27%) Wireless
18 19 (18.27%) Palo Alto
19 18 (17.31%) OSPF
19 18 (17.31%) Change Control
20 17 (16.35%) Cisco IOS
20 17 (16.35%) CCNA
21 16 (15.38%) ITIL
22 15 (14.42%) DNS

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 1 (0.96%) Apache
1 1 (0.96%) Confluence
1 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Office
1 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 69 (66.35%) Firewall
2 36 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 35 (33.65%) BGP
4 31 (29.81%) LAN
4 31 (29.81%) WAN
5 28 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (22.12%) Network Security
8 20 (19.23%) MPLS
8 20 (19.23%) Multicast
8 20 (19.23%) VPN
9 19 (18.27%) Wireless
10 18 (17.31%) OSPF
11 17 (16.35%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (14.42%) DNS
13 14 (13.46%) DHCP
14 10 (9.62%) HSRP
14 10 (9.62%) VoIP
15 8 (7.69%) EIGRP
15 8 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 40 (38.46%) Finance
2 15 (14.42%) Banking
3 8 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.88%) XMPP
3 1 (0.96%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.77%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.92%) Fintech
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.96%) Statistics
5 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) CatOS
4 1 (0.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Network Design
2 18 (17.31%) Change Control
3 16 (15.38%) ITIL
4 10 (9.62%) Change Management
4 10 (9.62%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.65%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (7.69%) Network Management
6 8 (7.69%) Project Management
7 7 (6.73%) Migration
8 6 (5.77%) Low Latency
8 6 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.85%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.88%) Information Security
11 3 (2.88%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) Python
2 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.96%) Java
2 1 (0.96%) Korn
2 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (47.12%) CCNP
3 22 (21.15%) CCIE
4 17 (16.35%) CCNA
5 12 (11.54%) CCDP
6 6 (5.77%) Degree
7 5 (4.81%) CCDE
8 4 (3.85%) CCSP
8 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.88%) CCSA
9 3 (2.88%) CCSE
9 3 (2.88%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.92%) CCVP
10 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.92%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.96%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) MiFID
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Firmware
2 1 (0.96%) Snort
2 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.96%) Endace
3 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.96%) OpenView
3 1 (0.96%) SCCM
3 1 (0.96%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 92 (88.46%) Cisco
2 34 (32.69%) CheckPoint
3 30 (28.85%) Juniper
4 29 (27.88%) F5
5 19 (18.27%) Palo Alto
6 10 (9.62%) Aruba
7 9 (8.65%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.81%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.81%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (3.85%) FireEye
10 4 (3.85%) Radianz
10 4 (3.85%) TippingPoint
10 4 (3.85%) Tufin
11 3 (2.88%) LogLogic
11 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.88%) VMware
12 2 (1.92%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.92%) WatchGuard
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