The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 114 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 1.42% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.52% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 27
Average daily rate £313 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.97% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £147 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £320 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £309
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £29.80 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +25.27%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Network Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 10 £230 -28.40% 6
Essex -21 10 £356 +67.64% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £275 -8.33%
Bedfordshire -23 2 £313 +78.57% 7
Norfolk +6 1 £343 +34.31%
Suffolk -8 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 35 (63.64%) Cisco
2 24 (43.64%) Firewall
3 18 (32.73%) CheckPoint
4 17 (30.91%) Windows
5 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (23.64%) CCNA
7 13 (23.64%) LAN
8 12 (21.82%) WAN
8 12 (21.82%) MPLS
8 12 (21.82%) Network Security
9 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.00%) DNS
10 9 (16.36%) Ethernet
10 9 (16.36%) VMware
11 8 (14.55%) DHCP
11 8 (14.55%) SAN
11 8 (14.55%) VPN
11 8 (14.55%) F5
12 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (12.73%) Multicast
12 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (12.73%) BGP
12 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (12.73%) Linux
12 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
12 7 (12.73%) Wireless
13 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.64%) Documentum
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 24 (43.64%) Firewall
2 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (23.64%) LAN
4 12 (21.82%) WAN
4 12 (21.82%) MPLS
4 12 (21.82%) Network Security
5 11 (20.00%) DNS
6 9 (16.36%) Ethernet
7 8 (14.55%) DHCP
7 8 (14.55%) SAN
7 8 (14.55%) VPN
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (12.73%) Multicast
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (12.73%) BGP
8 7 (12.73%) Wireless
9 6 (10.91%) VoIP
9 6 (10.91%) OSPF
10 5 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) MS Access
General
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Debian
4 2 (3.64%) VMS
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.09%) ITIL
1 5 (9.09%) Migration
2 3 (5.45%) Network Management
3 2 (3.64%) Change Management
3 2 (3.64%) DNA
3 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
3 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
3 2 (3.64%) Change Control
4 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.82%) Time Management
4 1 (1.82%) Fault Management
4 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.82%) Information Security
4 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.82%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
1 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.64%) CCNA
3 6 (10.91%) CCNP
4 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) CCSA
6 1 (1.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Snort
2 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
2 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Cisco
2 18 (32.73%) CheckPoint
3 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.36%) VMware
5 8 (14.55%) F5
6 5 (9.09%) Dell
6 5 (9.09%) EMC
6 5 (9.09%) McAfee
6 5 (9.09%) Avaya
6 5 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.64%) OPNET
7 2 (3.64%) Nortel
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 2 (3.64%) Crossbeam
7 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-300 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
Suffolk
Interquest - IQ ESM
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
Utilize
Posted: 23 days ago