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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 118 122 103
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 37 31 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 0.97% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.02% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 68
Median daily rate £425 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £365 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -19.81%

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
2805 3052 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.05% 95.61% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2410 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 60 (82.19%) Cisco
2 57 (78.08%) Firewall
3 29 (39.73%) Finance
4 28 (38.36%) CheckPoint
5 27 (36.99%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (31.51%) Juniper
6 23 (31.51%) CCNP
7 22 (30.14%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (30.14%) Palo Alto
8 21 (28.77%) Network Security
8 21 (28.77%) LAN
8 21 (28.77%) Wireless
9 20 (27.40%) WAN
10 19 (26.03%) F5
11 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
11 17 (23.29%) MPLS
11 17 (23.29%) Banking
12 16 (21.92%) BGP
13 12 (16.44%) OSPF
13 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
13 12 (16.44%) Windows
14 11 (15.07%) Citrix
15 10 (13.70%) SolarWinds
15 10 (13.70%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (12.33%) Riverbed
16 9 (12.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (12.33%) Blue Coat
16 9 (12.33%) VPN
16 9 (12.33%) EIGRP
17 8 (10.96%) Project Management

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 (8.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (78.08%) Firewall
2 22 (30.14%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (28.77%) LAN
3 21 (28.77%) Network Security
3 21 (28.77%) Wireless
4 20 (27.40%) WAN
5 17 (23.29%) MPLS
6 16 (21.92%) BGP
7 12 (16.44%) OSPF
7 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.70%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (12.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (12.33%) EIGRP
9 9 (12.33%) VPN
10 8 (10.96%) Multicast
10 8 (10.96%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (9.59%) DNS
12 6 (8.22%) DHCP
12 6 (8.22%) HSRP
12 6 (8.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
2 1 (1.37%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) CMDB
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.48%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.96%) Change Management
1 8 (10.96%) ITIL
1 8 (10.96%) Load Balancing
1 8 (10.96%) Project Management
2 7 (9.59%) High Availability
2 7 (9.59%) Network Design
3 6 (8.22%) Network Management
4 5 (6.85%) Migration
5 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.48%) Capacity Management
5 4 (5.48%) Change Control
5 4 (5.48%) Information Security
5 4 (5.48%) ITSM
5 4 (5.48%) Low Latency
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.11%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.11%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (4.11%) Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) Python
2 1 (1.37%) Perl
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (31.51%) CCNP
3 8 (10.96%) CCSP
4 6 (8.22%) CCMSE
4 6 (8.22%) CCSE
5 5 (6.85%) CCIE
6 4 (5.48%) CCNA
6 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.11%) CCDP
8 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.37%) CCSA
9 1 (1.37%) Degree
9 1 (1.37%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.11%) OPNET
2 2 (2.74%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (1.37%) Endace
3 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 60 (82.19%) Cisco
2 28 (38.36%) CheckPoint
3 23 (31.51%) Juniper
4 22 (30.14%) Palo Alto
5 19 (26.03%) F5
6 11 (15.07%) Citrix
7 10 (13.70%) SolarWinds
8 9 (12.33%) Blue Coat
8 9 (12.33%) Riverbed
9 8 (10.96%) VMware
10 7 (9.59%) Aruba
11 6 (8.22%) Arista
12 4 (5.48%) Fortinet
12 4 (5.48%) Tufin
13 3 (4.11%) FireEye
13 3 (4.11%) HP
13 3 (4.11%) Meraki
13 3 (4.11%) NetScout
13 3 (4.11%) TippingPoint
14 2 (2.74%) Dell