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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 83 78 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 1.48% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.54% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 2
Average daily rate £288 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £283 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £457 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £34.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +92.74%
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
1541 1692 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.37% 96.52% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 957 741
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 92 155
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £21.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 April 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 29 April 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 +5 6 £275 -31.25% 1
Derbyshire +7 3 £325 +15.04% 1
Northamptonshire +6 3 £300 -29.41%
Nottinghamshire -13 1 - - 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 26 (78.79%) Firewall
3 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (45.45%) CCNP
5 14 (42.42%) CCNA
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (33.33%) LAN
7 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 10 (30.30%) WAN
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
10 7 (21.21%) Juniper
10 7 (21.21%) Wireless
11 6 (18.18%) VPN
11 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
11 6 (18.18%) Network Management
12 4 (12.12%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (12.12%) Network Security
12 4 (12.12%) Network Design
12 4 (12.12%) VLAN
12 4 (12.12%) Windows
12 4 (12.12%) Linux
12 4 (12.12%) Migration
12 4 (12.12%) VMware
12 4 (12.12%) OSPF
13 3 (9.09%) Project Management
13 3 (9.09%) IPsec
13 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
13 3 (9.09%) CCIE
13 3 (9.09%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (33.33%) LAN
4 10 (30.30%) WAN
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (21.21%) Wireless
7 6 (18.18%) VPN
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (12.12%) Network Security
8 4 (12.12%) OSPF
8 4 (12.12%) VLAN
9 3 (9.09%) IPsec
9 3 (9.09%) SSL
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.06%) DNS
10 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
10 2 (6.06%) Multicast
10 2 (6.06%) TACACS
10 2 (6.06%) VoIP
11 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Network Management
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Network Design
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Coaching
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.03%) SDLC
5 1 (3.03%) Server Building
5 1 (3.03%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (45.45%) CCNP
3 14 (42.42%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) CCDA
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
1 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.21%) Juniper
4 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) Aruba
8 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.03%) Meraki
8 1 (3.03%) Nortel
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos