The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 23 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.28% 1.03% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 1.07% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £285 - £301
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £321
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £49.19 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +53.93%
Network Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
251 187 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.67% 96.39% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 107 102
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Dorset region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Dorset region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Dorset region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 5 £400 - 1
Dorchester - 1 £375 -
Poole - 1 - -
Network Engineer
South West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Dorset region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) CCNA
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (26.67%) Network Security
8 4 (26.67%) TrustSec
8 4 (26.67%) SIEM
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) F5
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 1 (6.67%) Network Design
11 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
11 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
11 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
11 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (6.67%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (6.67%) FabricPath

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) FabricPath
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) IPv4
5 1 (6.67%) IPv6
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) VPLS
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) SIEM
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard