The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 83 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 13 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.86% 1.40% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.47% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
Median daily rate £301 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £180 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £34.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +53.93%
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
1456 1497 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.98% 95.17% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 869 718
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 67 126
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.00 £35.00
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 the East Midlands

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

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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Leicestershire +9 6 £278 +54.16%
Lincolnshire +5 2 £350 -13.04% 1
Derbyshire +1 2 £275 -16.03% 1
Northamptonshire -7 2 £400 +33.33%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 East Midlands region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 25 (80.65%) Firewall
3 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (51.61%) CCNP
5 12 (38.71%) CCNA
5 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
7 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (29.03%) LAN
8 9 (29.03%) WAN
9 8 (25.81%) Wireless
10 7 (22.58%) Network Management
11 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
12 5 (16.13%) VPN
13 4 (12.90%) OSPF
13 4 (12.90%) Juniper
13 4 (12.90%) Migration
13 4 (12.90%) VLAN
13 4 (12.90%) Network Design
13 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
13 4 (12.90%) Network Security
14 3 (9.68%) Meraki
14 3 (9.68%) NX-OS
14 3 (9.68%) Retail
14 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (9.68%) VMware
14 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
14 3 (9.68%) CCIE
14 3 (9.68%) MPLS
14 3 (9.68%) DNS

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 25 (80.65%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) Wireless
6 5 (16.13%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) OSPF
7 4 (12.90%) VLAN
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (9.68%) DNS
8 3 (9.68%) MPLS
8 3 (9.68%) NX-OS
8 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.45%) BGP
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (6.45%) SNMP
9 2 (6.45%) SSL
9 2 (6.45%) TACACS
General
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Network Management
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Network Design
3 2 (6.45%) Coaching
3 2 (6.45%) Logistics
3 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) SDLC
4 1 (3.23%) Server Building
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.23%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Validation
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (51.61%) CCNP
3 12 (38.71%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.90%) Juniper
3 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.68%) Meraki
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos