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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 131 123 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 34 36 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 1.05% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.09% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 65
Median daily rate £440 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £324 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.98% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +27.65%
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
3021 3289 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.58% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2613 4193
Median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 103
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 75 (82.42%) Cisco
2 64 (70.33%) Firewall
3 42 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (45.05%) CheckPoint
5 35 (38.46%) Finance
6 33 (36.26%) Data Centre
7 32 (35.16%) CCNP
8 30 (32.97%) TCP/IP
8 30 (32.97%) F5
9 27 (29.67%) Juniper
9 27 (29.67%) BGP
10 25 (27.47%) LAN
10 25 (27.47%) Wireless
11 23 (25.27%) WAN
12 22 (24.18%) Palo Alto
13 20 (21.98%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (21.98%) MPLS
14 19 (20.88%) Network Security
15 17 (18.68%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (17.58%) OSPF
16 16 (17.58%) Windows
17 15 (16.48%) Network Design
18 14 (15.38%) Blue Coat
18 14 (15.38%) DNS
18 14 (15.38%) Multicast
19 13 (14.29%) VPN
19 13 (14.29%) DHCP
19 13 (14.29%) Project Management
19 13 (14.29%) Change Management
20 12 (13.19%) Banking

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 64 (70.33%) Firewall
2 30 (32.97%) TCP/IP
3 27 (29.67%) BGP
4 25 (27.47%) LAN
4 25 (27.47%) Wireless
5 23 (25.27%) WAN
6 20 (21.98%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (21.98%) MPLS
7 19 (20.88%) Network Security
8 17 (18.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (17.58%) OSPF
10 14 (15.38%) DNS
10 14 (15.38%) Multicast
11 13 (14.29%) DHCP
11 13 (14.29%) VPN
12 11 (12.09%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (9.89%) BIG-IP
13 9 (9.89%) VoIP
14 8 (8.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (8.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 35 (38.46%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.20%) XMPP
3 1 (1.10%) CSS
3 1 (1.10%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.59%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) CMDB
4 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.20%) Fintech
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Statistics
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Network Design
2 13 (14.29%) Change Management
2 13 (14.29%) Project Management
3 12 (13.19%) Change Control
3 12 (13.19%) ITIL
4 11 (12.09%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.99%) Network Management
6 6 (6.59%) Migration
7 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.49%) Information Security
7 5 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (5.49%) Service Management
8 4 (4.40%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.40%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.30%) High Availability
9 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.30%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.30%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.30%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (35.16%) CCNP
3 12 (13.19%) CCNA
4 11 (12.09%) CCIE
5 8 (8.79%) CCDP
6 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.30%) CCSP
7 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.20%) CCDE
8 2 (2.20%) CCVP
8 2 (2.20%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) CCSA
9 1 (1.10%) CCSE
9 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Firmware
2 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.30%) OPNET
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.10%) Endace
3 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (82.42%) Cisco
2 41 (45.05%) CheckPoint
3 30 (32.97%) F5
4 27 (29.67%) Juniper
5 22 (24.18%) Palo Alto
6 14 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 11 (12.09%) Aruba
7 11 (12.09%) Riverbed
7 11 (12.09%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 7 (7.69%) Tufin
9 6 (6.59%) FireEye
9 6 (6.59%) TippingPoint
10 5 (5.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (5.49%) Citrix
11 4 (4.40%) Radianz
12 3 (3.30%) Brocade
12 3 (3.30%) LogLogic
12 3 (3.30%) NetScout
12 3 (3.30%) WatchGuard
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Posted: 6 days ago
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