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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 92 165 156
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 98 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.98% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.64% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 27 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.18 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -14.51%
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
4624 5603 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 93.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 4053 4000
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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.

1 166 (85.57%) Cisco
2 125 (64.43%) Firewall
3 121 (62.37%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (48.45%) CCNP
5 81 (41.75%) Juniper
6 68 (35.05%) BGP
7 67 (34.54%) Finance
8 57 (29.38%) F5
9 55 (28.35%) Network Security
9 55 (28.35%) CheckPoint
10 47 (24.23%) WAN
11 46 (23.71%) LAN
12 45 (23.20%) OSPF
13 41 (21.13%) CCIE
14 40 (20.62%) VPN
15 39 (20.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 38 (19.59%) Cisco ASA
16 38 (19.59%) MPLS
17 37 (19.07%) TCP/IP
18 28 (14.43%) Multicast
19 27 (13.92%) CCNA
19 27 (13.92%) EIGRP
20 23 (11.86%) Blue Coat
21 22 (11.34%) VPLS
21 22 (11.34%) Low Latency
21 22 (11.34%) Wireless
22 21 (10.82%) DNS
22 21 (10.82%) Windows
23 20 (10.31%) Junos
23 20 (10.31%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.52%) IIS
2 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.58%) MS Office
2 4 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (64.43%) Firewall
2 68 (35.05%) BGP
3 55 (28.35%) Network Security
4 47 (24.23%) WAN
5 46 (23.71%) LAN
6 45 (23.20%) OSPF
7 40 (20.62%) VPN
8 39 (20.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 38 (19.59%) Cisco ASA
9 38 (19.59%) MPLS
10 37 (19.07%) TCP/IP
11 28 (14.43%) Multicast
12 27 (13.92%) EIGRP
13 22 (11.34%) VPLS
13 22 (11.34%) Wireless
14 21 (10.82%) DNS
15 20 (10.31%) Junos
16 17 (8.76%) VoIP
17 16 (8.25%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (7.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (34.54%) Finance
2 20 (10.31%) Banking
3 11 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.55%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) WAP
1 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.03%) SecurID
2 2 (1.03%) Interactive TV
2 2 (1.03%) PDA
2 2 (1.03%) Streaming Media
2 2 (1.03%) Celerra
2 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
2 2 (1.03%) CLARiiON
2 2 (1.03%) Clustering
2 2 (1.03%) Handset
2 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.52%) IVR
3 1 (0.52%) BBC
3 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
3 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.52%) CCTV
3 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.82%) Windows
2 14 (7.22%) UNIX
3 10 (5.15%) Linux
4 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.06%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.06%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Solaris
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.34%) Low Latency
2 18 (9.28%) Load Balancing
3 15 (7.73%) Network Design
4 11 (5.67%) Migration
5 8 (4.12%) ITIL
6 7 (3.61%) Service Management
6 7 (3.61%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (3.09%) Network Architecture
7 6 (3.09%) Change Management
8 5 (2.58%) E-Commerce
8 5 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.06%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (2.06%) Network Management
9 4 (2.06%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (1.55%) Project Management
10 3 (1.55%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.55%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (1.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.09%) Perl
2 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.55%) Python
4 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.03%) C
4 2 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (0.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (62.37%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (48.45%) CCNP
3 41 (21.13%) CCIE
4 27 (13.92%) CCNA
5 12 (6.19%) CCSE
5 12 (6.19%) CCSA
6 6 (3.09%) CCSP
7 5 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.58%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.06%) Degree
8 4 (2.06%) CCIP
9 2 (1.03%) MCITP
9 2 (1.03%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.03%) CCENT
9 2 (1.03%) CCVP
9 2 (1.03%) CISSP
9 2 (1.03%) CCDP
9 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.52%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.09%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.06%) vSphere
4 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.03%) Snort
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.52%) UAG
6 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.55%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.52%) RANCID
3 1 (0.52%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 166 (85.57%) Cisco
2 81 (41.75%) Juniper
3 57 (29.38%) F5
4 55 (28.35%) CheckPoint
5 23 (11.86%) Blue Coat
6 18 (9.28%) VMware
7 14 (7.22%) Fortinet
7 14 (7.22%) Citrix
8 8 (4.12%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.12%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.61%) Riverbed
10 5 (2.58%) HP
10 5 (2.58%) Brocade
11 4 (2.06%) Sourcefire
11 4 (2.06%) Reuters
11 4 (2.06%) Bloomberg
12 3 (1.55%) Avaya
12 3 (1.55%) IPFX
13 2 (1.03%) Aruba
13 2 (1.03%) EMC
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