The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 54 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 83 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.31% 1.30% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 1.36% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 36
Median daily rate £310 £275 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £432 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £34.75 £21.53 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.44% -21.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.55 £21.42 £26.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £41.70 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -8.16%
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
2392 2950 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.59% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1755 1778
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 256 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 30 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Hertfordshire +24 38 £320 -23.80% 6
Bedfordshire +18 22 £330 +5.60% 2
Essex +14 13 £250 -20.63%
Cambridgeshire +21 7 £195 -20.00% 1
Suffolk +6 2 £310 +24.00% 3
Norfolk -5 1 £170 -32.00%
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 of England region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 99 (72.79%) Cisco
2 84 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (58.09%) Firewall
4 75 (55.15%) LAN
5 66 (48.53%) CCNA
6 57 (41.91%) WAN
7 45 (33.09%) CheckPoint
8 40 (29.41%) CCNP
9 39 (28.68%) Juniper
10 38 (27.94%) Network Security
11 33 (24.26%) VPN
12 29 (21.32%) Wireless
13 28 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (19.12%) DNS
15 20 (14.71%) TCP/IP
16 19 (13.97%) OSPF
17 18 (13.24%) Telecoms
18 17 (12.50%) BGP
18 17 (12.50%) WLAN
18 17 (12.50%) F5
18 17 (12.50%) VLAN
19 16 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
20 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
20 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
20 15 (11.03%) Wi-Fi
20 15 (11.03%) Data Centre
21 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
22 13 (9.56%) VoIP
23 12 (8.82%) Windows
23 12 (8.82%) Linux

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.74%) Apache
2 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.41%) MS Office
2 6 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 79 (58.09%) Firewall
2 75 (55.15%) LAN
3 57 (41.91%) WAN
4 38 (27.94%) Network Security
5 33 (24.26%) VPN
6 29 (21.32%) Wireless
7 28 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (19.12%) DNS
9 20 (14.71%) TCP/IP
10 19 (13.97%) OSPF
11 17 (12.50%) BGP
11 17 (12.50%) VLAN
11 17 (12.50%) WLAN
12 16 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (11.03%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (9.56%) VoIP
15 12 (8.82%) DHCP
16 9 (6.62%) Internet
17 7 (5.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 7 (5.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (13.24%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.62%) Local Government
3 5 (3.68%) Banking
4 4 (2.94%) Legal
5 3 (2.21%) Automotive
5 3 (2.21%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.74%) COM
2 1 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.15%) NHS
4 5 (3.68%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) MPEG
5 3 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.74%) IVR
7 1 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Linux
1 12 (8.82%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Unix
3 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.47%) CentOS
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.82%) Network Management
2 9 (6.62%) Network Design
2 9 (6.62%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 8 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.41%) Data Analysis
5 6 (4.41%) ITIL
6 5 (3.68%) Project Management
6 5 (3.68%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.94%) Change Management
7 4 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.21%) Change Control
8 3 (2.21%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.21%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.47%) High Availability
9 2 (1.47%) Migration
9 2 (1.47%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (1.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.47%) SQL
2 1 (0.74%) Python
2 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (48.53%) CCNA
3 40 (29.41%) CCNP
4 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
5 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.35%) CCSA
7 7 (5.15%) CCDA
8 6 (4.41%) CCIE
9 5 (3.68%) CCDP
10 4 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.47%) CCA
11 2 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.47%) CWNA
11 2 (1.47%) CWNE
11 2 (1.47%) Degree
11 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.74%) CCENT
12 1 (0.74%) CEH
12 1 (0.74%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Firmware
2 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) iptables
3 2 (1.47%) NFS
4 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) XenApp
4 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.47%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.74%) Endace
2 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 99 (72.79%) Cisco
2 45 (33.09%) CheckPoint
3 39 (28.68%) Juniper
4 17 (12.50%) F5
5 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
6 11 (8.09%) VMware
7 7 (5.15%) Citrix
7 7 (5.15%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.94%) Avaya
8 4 (2.94%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.94%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.94%) Mitel
8 4 (2.94%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.94%) Splunk
9 3 (2.21%) Aruba
9 3 (2.21%) Dell
9 3 (2.21%) Huawei
9 3 (2.21%) NetApp
9 3 (2.21%) Sourcefire
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group
Rate: £150 - £170 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago