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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 103 119 87
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 50 32 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.06% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.10% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 78
Median daily rate £436 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%

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
2813 2903 4861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.39% 95.84% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2266 3742
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 73 (82.95%) Cisco
2 63 (71.59%) Firewall
3 38 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (39.77%) Finance
5 31 (35.23%) CheckPoint
5 31 (35.23%) CCNP
6 29 (32.95%) LAN
7 27 (30.68%) WAN
8 24 (27.27%) Juniper
8 24 (27.27%) Data Centre
9 23 (26.14%) Wireless
10 22 (25.00%) Palo Alto
10 22 (25.00%) Network Security
10 22 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (25.00%) F5
11 20 (22.73%) MPLS
11 20 (22.73%) BGP
12 19 (21.59%) Windows
13 17 (19.32%) Banking
13 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
14 13 (14.77%) OSPF
14 13 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (13.64%) VPN
16 11 (12.50%) Change Management
16 11 (12.50%) Network Design
16 11 (12.50%) Citrix
16 11 (12.50%) SolarWinds
16 11 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (12.50%) Multicast
17 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing

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 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (71.59%) Firewall
2 29 (32.95%) LAN
3 27 (30.68%) WAN
4 23 (26.14%) Wireless
5 22 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (25.00%) Network Security
6 20 (22.73%) BGP
6 20 (22.73%) MPLS
7 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
8 13 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (14.77%) OSPF
9 12 (13.64%) VPN
10 11 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (12.50%) Multicast
11 8 (9.09%) DHCP
11 8 (9.09%) DNS
11 8 (9.09%) EIGRP
11 8 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (7.95%) Internet
12 7 (7.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 35 (39.77%) Finance
2 17 (19.32%) Banking
3 8 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.27%) XMPP
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) CMDB
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.14%) Statistics
4 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.68%) Linux
4 2 (2.27%) Unix
5 1 (1.14%) AIX
5 1 (1.14%) Android
5 1 (1.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.50%) Change Management
1 11 (12.50%) Network Design
2 10 (11.36%) ITIL
2 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.09%) Change Control
3 8 (9.09%) Project Management
4 6 (6.82%) High Availability
4 6 (6.82%) Migration
4 6 (6.82%) Network Management
5 4 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.55%) Information Security
6 3 (3.41%) ITSM
6 3 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.41%) Low Latency
6 3 (3.41%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.41%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (3.41%) Service Management
7 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (1.14%) Perl
2 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (35.23%) CCNP
3 8 (9.09%) CCIE
3 8 (9.09%) CCNA
4 7 (7.95%) CCSP
5 6 (6.82%) CCDP
6 4 (4.55%) CCMSE
6 4 (4.55%) CCSE
6 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.27%) CCVP
7 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.27%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) CCSA
8 1 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.41%) OPNET
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.14%) Endace
3 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (82.95%) Cisco
2 31 (35.23%) CheckPoint
3 24 (27.27%) Juniper
4 22 (25.00%) F5
4 22 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 11 (12.50%) Citrix
5 11 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 10 (11.36%) Blue Coat
7 8 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 8 (9.09%) VMware
8 7 (7.95%) Aruba
9 5 (5.68%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.55%) Tufin
11 3 (3.41%) FireEye
11 3 (3.41%) HP
11 3 (3.41%) Meraki
11 3 (3.41%) NetScout
11 3 (3.41%) Reuters
11 3 (3.41%) TippingPoint
12 2 (2.27%) Dell
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