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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 113 180 150
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 88 51 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 0.69% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.75% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 50
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £25.63 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £35.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-39.86% +37.50%
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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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.

1 108 (69.23%) Cisco
2 78 (50.00%) Firewall
3 71 (45.51%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (35.90%) Juniper
5 54 (34.62%) CCNP
6 47 (30.13%) WAN
7 44 (28.21%) CheckPoint
8 41 (26.28%) Finance
8 41 (26.28%) Network Security
9 40 (25.64%) F5
10 37 (23.72%) LAN
11 33 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (20.51%) VPN
12 32 (20.51%) BGP
13 24 (15.38%) CCNA
13 24 (15.38%) Blue Coat
14 23 (14.74%) Multicast
14 23 (14.74%) OSPF
15 21 (13.46%) TCP/IP
16 20 (12.82%) Banking
17 19 (12.18%) VLAN
18 18 (11.54%) Wireless
19 16 (10.26%) Load Balancing
19 16 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
20 14 (8.97%) McAfee
20 14 (8.97%) Windows
21 13 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
22 12 (7.69%) Network Management
22 12 (7.69%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) MS Office
2 2 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.64%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 78 (50.00%) Firewall
2 47 (30.13%) WAN
3 41 (26.28%) Network Security
4 37 (23.72%) LAN
5 33 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (20.51%) VPN
6 32 (20.51%) BGP
7 23 (14.74%) Multicast
7 23 (14.74%) OSPF
8 21 (13.46%) TCP/IP
9 19 (12.18%) VLAN
10 18 (11.54%) Wireless
11 16 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (7.69%) MPLS
14 11 (7.05%) EIGRP
15 9 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (5.77%) SAN
15 9 (5.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
General
1 41 (26.28%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Banking
3 8 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.56%) Retail
7 2 (1.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) Middleware
1 1 (0.64%) WAP
1 1 (0.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.21%) EqualLogic
1 5 (3.21%) Clustering
2 3 (1.92%) NHS
3 2 (1.28%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.28%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.28%) PKI
3 2 (1.28%) CCTV
3 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.64%) FMCG
4 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.64%) SecurID
4 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.97%) Windows
2 8 (5.13%) UNIX
3 6 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.26%) Load Balancing
2 12 (7.69%) Network Management
3 10 (6.41%) ITIL
4 7 (4.49%) Network Design
5 6 (3.85%) Migration
5 6 (3.85%) Low Latency
6 5 (3.21%) Change Control
6 5 (3.21%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 4 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.92%) Network Architecture
8 3 (1.92%) Validation
8 3 (1.92%) Project Management
8 3 (1.92%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.28%) Change Management
9 2 (1.28%) Service Management
9 2 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.21%) SQL
2 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (45.51%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (34.62%) CCNP
3 24 (15.38%) CCNA
4 11 (7.05%) CCIE
5 7 (4.49%) CCSE
6 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.21%) MCITP
6 5 (3.21%) CCVP
6 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.21%) MCSE
7 4 (2.56%) CISSP
7 4 (2.56%) JNCIA
7 4 (2.56%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.92%) JNCIE
8 3 (1.92%) CCSA
9 2 (1.28%) CCSP
9 2 (1.28%) CCDA
9 2 (1.28%) CCDP
9 2 (1.28%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.64%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.85%) Snort
3 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.28%) vSphere
4 2 (1.28%) UAG
5 1 (0.64%) KVM
5 1 (0.64%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.64%) Nmap
5 1 (0.64%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (5.13%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 108 (69.23%) Cisco
2 56 (35.90%) Juniper
3 44 (28.21%) CheckPoint
4 40 (25.64%) F5
5 24 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 14 (8.97%) McAfee
7 12 (7.69%) VMware
8 10 (6.41%) HP
8 10 (6.41%) Citrix
8 10 (6.41%) Aruba
9 9 (5.77%) Nortel
10 8 (5.13%) Microsoft
11 7 (4.49%) ProCurve
11 7 (4.49%) Fortinet
11 7 (4.49%) Sourcefire
12 6 (3.85%) BMC
12 6 (3.85%) Dell
12 6 (3.85%) SonicWALL
12 6 (3.85%) NetScout
12 6 (3.85%) Riverbed
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