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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 121 124 169
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 82 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.22% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.32% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £240 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+45.34% -36.76%
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
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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.

1 144 (89.44%) Cisco
2 96 (59.63%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (58.39%) Firewall
4 77 (47.83%) CCNP
5 67 (41.61%) Finance
6 58 (36.02%) Juniper
7 56 (34.78%) LAN
8 51 (31.68%) WAN
9 50 (31.06%) F5
10 45 (27.95%) BGP
11 44 (27.33%) CheckPoint
12 43 (26.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 40 (24.84%) OSPF
14 36 (22.36%) MPLS
15 35 (21.74%) Network Security
16 34 (21.12%) Multicast
17 33 (20.50%) CCIE
18 28 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (16.15%) Cisco IOS
19 26 (16.15%) CCNA
20 23 (14.29%) Banking
20 23 (14.29%) EIGRP
20 23 (14.29%) VPN
21 22 (13.66%) TCP/IP
21 22 (13.66%) Windows
21 22 (13.66%) Data Centre
22 20 (12.42%) Load Balancing
22 20 (12.42%) VLAN
23 19 (11.80%) DNS
24 18 (11.18%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.24%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 94 (58.39%) Firewall
2 56 (34.78%) LAN
3 51 (31.68%) WAN
4 45 (27.95%) BGP
5 43 (26.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 40 (24.84%) OSPF
7 36 (22.36%) MPLS
8 35 (21.74%) Network Security
9 34 (21.12%) Multicast
10 28 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (16.15%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (14.29%) EIGRP
12 23 (14.29%) VPN
13 22 (13.66%) TCP/IP
14 20 (12.42%) VLAN
15 19 (11.80%) DNS
16 18 (11.18%) DHCP
16 18 (11.18%) Wireless
16 18 (11.18%) Junos
17 14 (8.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (41.61%) Finance
2 23 (14.29%) Banking
3 12 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.35%) Eurex
3 4 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.24%) IVR
5 2 (1.24%) PKI
5 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.62%) Statistics
6 1 (0.62%) Online Games
6 1 (0.62%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.62%) BBC
6 1 (0.62%) Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Windows
2 7 (4.35%) Linux
2 7 (4.35%) UNIX
3 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.24%) Solaris
4 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.42%) Load Balancing
2 14 (8.70%) ITIL
3 13 (8.07%) Low Latency
4 12 (7.45%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (7.45%) Network Design
5 9 (5.59%) Migration
6 7 (4.35%) Network Management
7 6 (3.73%) Project Management
8 4 (2.48%) Change Management
8 4 (2.48%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.48%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (1.86%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 3 (1.86%) Mentoring
9 3 (1.86%) SIEM
9 3 (1.86%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.24%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.24%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.24%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.24%) Investment Management
10 2 (1.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (59.63%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (47.83%) CCNP
3 33 (20.50%) CCIE
4 26 (16.15%) CCNA
5 10 (6.21%) CCSA
6 7 (4.35%) CCSE
7 6 (3.73%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.48%) MCSE
9 3 (1.86%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.86%) CISSP
9 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.24%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.24%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.24%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.62%) Degree
11 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.62%) HNC
11 1 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.24%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.24%) Snort
4 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (7.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.73%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (2.48%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.48%) OPNET
4 2 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.24%) Iperf
5 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.62%) OpenView
5 1 (0.62%) Netcool
5 1 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 144 (89.44%) Cisco
2 58 (36.02%) Juniper
3 50 (31.06%) F5
4 44 (27.33%) CheckPoint
5 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.07%) VMware
7 11 (6.83%) Aruba
8 10 (6.21%) Blue Coat
8 10 (6.21%) Citrix
9 9 (5.59%) SolarWinds
9 9 (5.59%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.73%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.11%) Infoblox
11 5 (3.11%) Avaya
12 4 (2.48%) Reuters
12 4 (2.48%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.48%) BT
13 3 (1.86%) Sourcefire
13 3 (1.86%) Tufin
13 3 (1.86%) HP
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