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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 124 117 178
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +61
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 77 94 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 1.59% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.72% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 29
Average daily rate
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£425 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.82%
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
5000 5454 6805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.87% 92.22% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3945 3942 4964
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
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 71 93 149
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 137 (90.73%) Cisco
2 92 (60.93%) Firewall
3 83 (54.97%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (41.06%) CCNP
5 61 (40.40%) LAN
5 61 (40.40%) Finance
6 59 (39.07%) WAN
7 57 (37.75%) CheckPoint
8 55 (36.42%) Juniper
9 53 (35.10%) F5
10 52 (34.44%) BGP
11 49 (32.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (31.13%) OSPF
13 41 (27.15%) MPLS
14 38 (25.17%) Network Security
15 33 (21.85%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (18.54%) VPN
17 27 (17.88%) Load Balancing
17 27 (17.88%) Multicast
18 26 (17.22%) CCIE
18 26 (17.22%) Wireless
19 25 (16.56%) EIGRP
19 25 (16.56%) Cisco IOS
19 25 (16.56%) Data Centre
20 24 (15.89%) DNS
21 23 (15.23%) CCNA
21 23 (15.23%) Banking
22 21 (13.91%) DHCP
23 19 (12.58%) VLAN
24 18 (11.92%) Junos

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (1.99%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 92 (60.93%) Firewall
2 61 (40.40%) LAN
3 59 (39.07%) WAN
4 52 (34.44%) BGP
5 49 (32.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 47 (31.13%) OSPF
7 41 (27.15%) MPLS
8 38 (25.17%) Network Security
9 33 (21.85%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (18.54%) VPN
11 27 (17.88%) Multicast
12 26 (17.22%) Wireless
13 25 (16.56%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (16.56%) EIGRP
14 24 (15.89%) DNS
15 21 (13.91%) DHCP
16 19 (12.58%) VLAN
17 18 (11.92%) Junos
17 18 (11.92%) TCP/IP
18 14 (9.27%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (40.40%) Finance
2 23 (15.23%) Banking
3 13 (8.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.97%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.99%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) XMPP
2 6 (3.97%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.62%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.97%) Eurex
4 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.99%) PKI
5 2 (1.32%) IVR
6 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Statistics
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Online Games
6 1 (0.66%) DTV
6 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.26%) Windows
2 6 (3.97%) Linux
3 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.32%) UNIX
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.32%) Solaris
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.88%) Load Balancing
2 12 (7.95%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (7.28%) ITIL
4 9 (5.96%) Migration
4 9 (5.96%) Network Management
5 8 (5.30%) Network Design
5 8 (5.30%) Project Management
6 6 (3.97%) Change Management
7 5 (3.31%) Low Latency
7 5 (3.31%) Investment Management
8 4 (2.65%) Capacity Management
9 3 (1.99%) SIEM
9 3 (1.99%) Time Management
9 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.99%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.99%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 2 (1.32%) Security Patching
10 2 (1.32%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.32%) Service Management
10 2 (1.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (54.97%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (41.06%) CCNP
3 26 (17.22%) CCIE
4 23 (15.23%) CCNA
5 16 (10.60%) CCSA
6 8 (5.30%) CCSE
7 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.65%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.65%) JNCIE
8 4 (2.65%) CISSP
8 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.65%) MCSE
9 3 (1.99%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.32%) Degree
10 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.66%) GIAC
11 1 (0.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.65%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) XenApp
4 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.66%) Firmware
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.31%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (2.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.65%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.99%) OPNET
5 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.66%) Netcool
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) OpenView
Vendors
1 137 (90.73%) Cisco
2 57 (37.75%) CheckPoint
3 55 (36.42%) Juniper
4 53 (35.10%) F5
5 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.95%) Aruba
7 11 (7.28%) SolarWinds
8 10 (6.62%) Blue Coat
9 9 (5.96%) Riverbed
10 8 (5.30%) VMware
11 7 (4.64%) Fortinet
11 7 (4.64%) Infoblox
11 7 (4.64%) Citrix
12 5 (3.31%) BT
13 4 (2.65%) Avaya
13 4 (2.65%) HP
13 4 (2.65%) Tufin
14 3 (1.99%) Verint
14 3 (1.99%) CyberTech
14 3 (1.99%) WorldPay
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago