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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 76 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.17% 1.06% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.11% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Average daily rate £275 £313 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +30.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £436 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -6.36%
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
1452 1357 1426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.65% 96.31% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 746 760
Average daily rate £375 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 84 112
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £22.50 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire -4 5 £250 -20.00% 1
Derbyshire -9 5 £320 - 1
Nottinghamshire -16 5 £300 -4.00% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £225 - 1
Northamptonshire +11 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 27 (62.79%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (55.81%) Firewall
4 20 (46.51%) CCNA
5 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (32.56%) WAN
6 14 (32.56%) Juniper
7 13 (30.23%) CCNP
8 12 (27.91%) LAN
8 12 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (25.58%) VPN
9 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
9 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
10 9 (20.93%) VLAN
11 7 (16.28%) VMware
11 7 (16.28%) Network Security
11 7 (16.28%) Windows
12 6 (13.95%) BGP
13 5 (11.63%) Wireless
13 5 (11.63%) ITIL
13 5 (11.63%) F5
13 5 (11.63%) Network Design
14 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
14 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
14 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
14 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
14 4 (9.30%) Linux
14 4 (9.30%) DHCP
14 4 (9.30%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Firewall
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (32.56%) WAN
4 12 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (27.91%) LAN
5 11 (25.58%) VPN
6 9 (20.93%) VLAN
7 7 (16.28%) Network Security
8 6 (13.95%) BGP
9 5 (11.63%) Wireless
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (9.30%) DHCP
11 3 (6.98%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (6.98%) DNS
11 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
11 3 (6.98%) OSPF
11 3 (6.98%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (6.98%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (6.98%) SSL
11 3 (6.98%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) ITIL
1 5 (11.63%) Network Design
2 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.98%) Network Management
3 3 (6.98%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.98%) Security Patching
3 3 (6.98%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (4.65%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) People Management
5 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) CRM
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security Management
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.33%) Security Management
5 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (46.51%) CCNA
3 13 (30.23%) CCNP
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) CCDA
5 1 (2.33%) CCDP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 14 (32.56%) Juniper
3 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
4 7 (16.28%) VMware
5 5 (11.63%) F5
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.98%) Aruba
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) Meraki
8 2 (4.65%) Nortel
8 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.65%) Symantec
8 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.33%) Avaya
9 1 (2.33%) BT
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.33%) Websense