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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 107 176 150
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 97 49 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.64% 0.68% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.74% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 52
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
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
5448 6621 7375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.25% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 4809 5300
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 140 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 121 (71.18%) Cisco
2 94 (55.29%) Firewall
3 81 (47.65%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (37.65%) Juniper
4 64 (37.65%) CCNP
5 51 (30.00%) WAN
6 50 (29.41%) CheckPoint
7 48 (28.24%) F5
8 46 (27.06%) Finance
9 41 (24.12%) BGP
9 41 (24.12%) LAN
10 39 (22.94%) Network Security
11 38 (22.35%) VPN
12 36 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (17.06%) OSPF
15 25 (14.71%) CCNA
15 25 (14.71%) TCP/IP
16 22 (12.94%) Banking
16 22 (12.94%) Blue Coat
17 21 (12.35%) VLAN
18 20 (11.76%) Multicast
19 19 (11.18%) Load Balancing
20 18 (10.59%) EIGRP
21 17 (10.00%) Wireless
21 17 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
22 14 (8.24%) Cisco PIX
22 14 (8.24%) CCIE
23 13 (7.65%) DNS
23 13 (7.65%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.12%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) MS Office
2 2 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (55.29%) Firewall
2 51 (30.00%) WAN
3 41 (24.12%) LAN
3 41 (24.12%) BGP
4 39 (22.94%) Network Security
5 38 (22.35%) VPN
6 36 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 29 (17.06%) OSPF
9 25 (14.71%) TCP/IP
10 21 (12.35%) VLAN
11 20 (11.76%) Multicast
12 18 (10.59%) EIGRP
13 17 (10.00%) Wireless
13 17 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (8.24%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (7.65%) Junos
15 13 (7.65%) DNS
16 12 (7.06%) MPLS
17 11 (6.47%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (27.06%) Finance
2 22 (12.94%) Banking
3 10 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.12%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.35%) Retail
7 3 (1.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.59%) CSS
2 1 (0.59%) WAP
2 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.94%) EqualLogic
2 5 (2.94%) Clustering
3 3 (1.76%) NHS
4 2 (1.18%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.18%) CCTV
4 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.59%) FMCG
5 1 (0.59%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.59%) SecurID
5 1 (0.59%) PKI
5 1 (0.59%) Firmware
5 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.65%) Windows
2 8 (4.71%) UNIX
3 5 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.18%) Load Balancing
2 11 (6.47%) Network Management
2 11 (6.47%) Mentoring
3 10 (5.88%) ITIL
4 7 (4.12%) Network Design
4 7 (4.12%) Low Latency
5 6 (3.53%) E-Commerce
6 5 (2.94%) Change Control
6 5 (2.94%) Migration
6 5 (2.94%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.76%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.76%) Network Architecture
8 3 (1.76%) Validation
8 3 (1.76%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.18%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.18%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (0.59%) C
2 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (47.65%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (37.65%) CCNP
3 25 (14.71%) CCNA
4 14 (8.24%) CCIE
5 12 (7.06%) CCSE
6 7 (4.12%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.53%) CCSA
8 5 (2.94%) CCVP
8 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.94%) MCSE
8 5 (2.94%) MCITP
9 4 (2.35%) JNCIE
9 4 (2.35%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.76%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.76%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.76%) CISSP
10 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.18%) CCSP
11 2 (1.18%) CCDA
12 1 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.53%) Snort
3 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) vSphere
4 2 (1.18%) UAG
5 1 (0.59%) KVM
5 1 (0.59%) RHEV
5 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.59%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.59%) RANCID
4 1 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.59%) OpenView
4 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.59%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 121 (71.18%) Cisco
2 64 (37.65%) Juniper
3 50 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 48 (28.24%) F5
5 22 (12.94%) Blue Coat
6 13 (7.65%) McAfee
7 12 (7.06%) VMware
8 10 (5.88%) HP
8 10 (5.88%) Citrix
8 10 (5.88%) Aruba
9 9 (5.29%) Fortinet
9 9 (5.29%) Nortel
10 8 (4.71%) Microsoft
11 7 (4.12%) Sourcefire
11 7 (4.12%) ProCurve
11 7 (4.12%) Riverbed
12 6 (3.53%) Dell
12 6 (3.53%) BMC
12 6 (3.53%) SonicWALL
12 6 (3.53%) NetScout
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Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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