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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 112 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 32 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 1.73% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.86% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 22
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£313 £291 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% +14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £165 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £375 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.53 £27.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.72% -19.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -41.33%
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
2912 2842 2239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.12% 92.88% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1775 1664 1125
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 238 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -6 12 £470 +79.04% 3
Norfolk - 5 £273 -
Essex -12 4 £315 +90.90%
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £243 -21.77% 4
Bedfordshire -1 3 £313 +4.16%
Suffolk 0 2 - - 2
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 73 (83.91%) Cisco
2 55 (63.22%) Firewall
3 47 (54.02%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (37.93%) CCNP
5 31 (35.63%) LAN
6 29 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (29.89%) WAN
8 22 (25.29%) CCNA
8 22 (25.29%) Wireless
9 21 (24.14%) F5
10 20 (22.99%) Juniper
11 19 (21.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (19.54%) ITIL
13 16 (18.39%) DNS
13 16 (18.39%) Data Centre
14 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
14 14 (16.09%) DHCP
14 14 (16.09%) VoIP
14 14 (16.09%) CheckPoint
15 13 (14.94%) VPN
15 13 (14.94%) VMware
16 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
16 12 (13.79%) OSPF
17 11 (12.64%) CCIE
17 11 (12.64%) VLAN
18 10 (11.49%) MPLS
18 10 (11.49%) Network Security
19 9 (10.34%) SolarWinds
19 9 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 9 (10.34%) IP Telephony

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (63.22%) Firewall
2 31 (35.63%) LAN
3 29 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (29.89%) WAN
5 22 (25.29%) Wireless
6 19 (21.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (18.39%) DNS
8 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
8 14 (16.09%) DHCP
8 14 (16.09%) VoIP
9 13 (14.94%) VPN
10 12 (13.79%) OSPF
11 11 (12.64%) VLAN
12 10 (11.49%) MPLS
12 10 (11.49%) Network Security
13 9 (10.34%) IP Telephony
13 9 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (10.34%) BGP
14 8 (9.20%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.05%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Local Government
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) JSON
2 1 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) IVR
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.15%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) ITIL
2 7 (8.05%) Network Management
2 7 (8.05%) Load Balancing
3 6 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (5.75%) Migration
5 4 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.45%) Network Design
6 3 (3.45%) Time Management
6 3 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.30%) Validation
7 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.15%) CRM
8 1 (1.15%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.15%) Service Management
8 1 (1.15%) Kanban
8 1 (1.15%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.15%) Open Source
8 1 (1.15%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) C
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.15%) Lua
2 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (54.02%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (37.93%) CCNP
3 22 (25.29%) CCNA
4 11 (12.64%) CCIE
5 6 (6.90%) Degree
6 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.45%) CCDP
8 2 (2.30%) CCSP
8 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CCVP
9 1 (1.15%) MCITP
9 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.15%) CCIP
9 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (2.30%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.15%) Snort
3 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
3 1 (1.15%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.30%) OPNET
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
3 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.15%) RANCID
3 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 73 (83.91%) Cisco
2 21 (24.14%) F5
3 20 (22.99%) Juniper
4 14 (16.09%) CheckPoint
5 13 (14.94%) VMware
6 9 (10.34%) SolarWinds
7 7 (8.05%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.75%) Verint
8 5 (5.75%) Websense
8 5 (5.75%) Citrix
8 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.60%) Mitel
9 4 (4.60%) Remedy
9 4 (4.60%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (3.45%) Aruba
10 3 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
11 2 (2.30%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.30%) NetApp
11 2 (2.30%) BT
11 2 (2.30%) HP
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