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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 72 89 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.54% 0.32% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.34% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £365 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £485 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £18.03 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+91.34% -34.43%
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
1660 1469 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.75% 94.17% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 722 562
Average daily rate £363 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 149 131
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.16 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +7 12 £308 - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £425 - 1
Leicestershire +7 5 £400 -20.00% 2
Derbyshire - 3 £283 - 3
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 30 (75.00%) Cisco
2 26 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (60.00%) Firewall
4 23 (57.50%) LAN
4 23 (57.50%) WAN
5 22 (55.00%) CCNA
6 20 (50.00%) CCNP
6 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 19 (47.50%) VPN
7 19 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (27.50%) Wireless
9 10 (25.00%) Juniper
9 10 (25.00%) Blue Coat
10 9 (22.50%) F5
11 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (20.00%) Network Design
12 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
12 7 (17.50%) Network Management
12 7 (17.50%) DNS
13 6 (15.00%) CCIE
13 6 (15.00%) Windows
13 6 (15.00%) MPLS
13 6 (15.00%) BGP
13 6 (15.00%) Reverse Proxy
13 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
14 5 (12.50%) Migration
14 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 5 (12.50%) WAP
14 5 (12.50%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 23 (57.50%) LAN
2 23 (57.50%) WAN
3 19 (47.50%) VPN
3 19 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (27.50%) Wireless
5 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 6 (15.00%) MPLS
7 6 (15.00%) BGP
7 6 (15.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (12.50%) SSL
8 5 (12.50%) WLAN
9 4 (10.00%) OSPF
9 4 (10.00%) SAN
9 4 (10.00%) VLAN
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (10.00%) Network Security
10 3 (7.50%) Multicast
10 3 (7.50%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) WAP
2 2 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) PKI
2 2 (5.00%) Statistics
2 2 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Network Design
2 7 (17.50%) Network Management
3 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Logistics
7 1 (2.50%) Resilience Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (55.00%) CCNA
3 20 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (15.00%) CCIE
7 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) CCIP
7 3 (7.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) CCSE
8 1 (2.50%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.00%) Juniper
3 10 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (22.50%) F5
5 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) McAfee
6 2 (5.00%) Sophos
6 2 (5.00%) Nokia
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Aastra
7 1 (2.50%) Tufin
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) Nortel
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
Leicestershire
CPS Group
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago