The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 70 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 22 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.45% 1.05% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.13% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 11
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£350 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £320 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-31.61% +30.76%
Network Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1428 1503 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.26% 92.89% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 761 627
Average daily rate £350 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 97 113
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +19 8 £450 +65.13% 1
Derbyshire +1 4 £244 -23.75% 3
Northamptonshire 0 3 £388 +21.09% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £350 -
Lincolnshire +6 1 £150 -18.91%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 22 (75.86%) Cisco
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (55.17%) Wireless
3 16 (55.17%) CCNA
4 13 (44.83%) CCNP
5 10 (34.48%) HP
5 10 (34.48%) Firewall
5 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
6 9 (31.03%) ITIL
7 7 (24.14%) CCIE
7 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
7 7 (24.14%) ProxySG
7 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (24.14%) Change Control
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (20.69%) NAS
8 6 (20.69%) Nortel Contivity
8 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
8 6 (20.69%) Nortel
8 6 (20.69%) SAN
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
9 5 (17.24%) Migration
9 5 (17.24%) Network Security
9 5 (17.24%) Network Management
10 4 (13.79%) Degree
10 4 (13.79%) VPN
11 3 (10.34%) Juniper
11 3 (10.34%) NetScout
11 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
12 2 (6.90%) ProCurve

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Wireless
2 10 (34.48%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (20.69%) NAS
4 6 (20.69%) Nortel Contivity
4 6 (20.69%) SAN
5 5 (17.24%) Network Security
6 4 (13.79%) VPN
7 2 (6.90%) DMVPN
7 2 (6.90%) LAN
7 2 (6.90%) WAN
8 1 (3.45%) DNS
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Change Control
3 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (55.17%) CCNA
3 13 (44.83%) CCNP
4 7 (24.14%) CCIE
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) ProxySG
1 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) HP
2 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
3 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
4 6 (20.69%) Nortel
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper
5 3 (10.34%) NetScout
6 2 (6.90%) ProCurve
6 2 (6.90%) AlgoSec
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
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