The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 117 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 1.33% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.45% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £283 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% +10.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.37% +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+45.34% -36.76%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2767 2691 2136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.76% 91.62% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1542 1098
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 225 235
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Hertfordshire -18 10 £375 +58.73% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £243 -25.38% 3
Norfolk - 5 £331 -
Essex -11 4 £283 +71.21% 2
Bedfordshire -1 3 £338 +12.50%
Suffolk +14 2 - - 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 64 (80.00%) Cisco
2 45 (56.25%) Firewall
3 36 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (36.25%) CCNP
5 22 (27.50%) LAN
5 22 (27.50%) Wireless
6 21 (26.25%) WAN
6 21 (26.25%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (26.25%) F5
7 16 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (20.00%) VMware
8 15 (18.75%) ITIL
8 15 (18.75%) CCNA
8 15 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 14 (17.50%) Juniper
9 14 (17.50%) VoIP
10 12 (15.00%) VPN
10 12 (15.00%) CheckPoint
10 12 (15.00%) OSPF
10 12 (15.00%) VLAN
11 11 (13.75%) Telecoms
11 11 (13.75%) DNS
11 11 (13.75%) CCIE
12 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 10 (12.50%) MPLS
13 9 (11.25%) BGP
13 9 (11.25%) DHCP
13 9 (11.25%) Windows
13 9 (11.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (10.00%) Network Security

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 45 (56.25%) Firewall
2 22 (27.50%) LAN
2 22 (27.50%) Wireless
3 21 (26.25%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (26.25%) WAN
4 16 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (17.50%) VoIP
6 12 (15.00%) VPN
6 12 (15.00%) OSPF
6 12 (15.00%) VLAN
7 11 (13.75%) DNS
8 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 10 (12.50%) MPLS
9 9 (11.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (11.25%) DHCP
9 9 (11.25%) BGP
10 8 (10.00%) Network Security
10 8 (10.00%) IP Telephony
11 7 (8.75%) Internet
12 6 (7.50%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 11 (13.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) HTML
1 1 (1.25%) JSON
1 1 (1.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) IVR
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
4 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.25%) UNIX
5 1 (1.25%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) ITIL
2 7 (8.75%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.50%) Network Management
4 5 (6.25%) Migration
5 4 (5.00%) Time Management
5 4 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.75%) Network Design
6 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.50%) Validation
7 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.25%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.25%) Data Privacy
8 1 (1.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.25%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.25%) High Availability
8 1 (1.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) C
1 2 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.25%) Lua
2 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (36.25%) CCNP
3 15 (18.75%) CCNA
4 11 (13.75%) CCIE
5 6 (7.50%) Degree
6 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) CCDA
8 1 (1.25%) CCSP
8 1 (1.25%) CCIP
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) vSphere
2 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) XenApp
4 1 (1.25%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Snort
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.50%) OPNET
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.25%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.25%) RANCID
3 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 64 (80.00%) Cisco
2 21 (26.25%) F5
3 16 (20.00%) VMware
4 14 (17.50%) Juniper
5 12 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.75%) SolarWinds
6 7 (8.75%) HP
6 7 (8.75%) Citrix
7 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.25%) NetApp
8 5 (6.25%) Verint
9 4 (5.00%) Mitel
10 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.75%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (3.75%) Aruba
11 2 (2.50%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.50%) BT
12 1 (1.25%) 3Com
12 1 (1.25%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.25%) Brocade
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