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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 102 104 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 1.15% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.23% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 23
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£249 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £138 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £359 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -19.35%
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
2438 2118 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.86% 93.30% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1136 1173
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 258 233
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 9 £275 +10.00% 1
Essex +4 4 £205 -48.75% 6
Cambridgeshire -16 3 £238 -16.66% 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £235 -
Suffolk - 2 £230 -
Norfolk - - - -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 49 (70.00%) Cisco
2 34 (48.57%) Firewall
3 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (38.57%) LAN
5 26 (37.14%) WAN
6 25 (35.71%) CCNP
7 18 (25.71%) VPN
8 17 (24.29%) CCNA
9 15 (21.43%) ITIL
10 14 (20.00%) MPLS
10 14 (20.00%) Wireless
11 13 (18.57%) Juniper
12 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
13 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.29%) VLAN
13 10 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (14.29%) F5
14 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
15 8 (11.43%) Windows
15 8 (11.43%) MS Visio
15 8 (11.43%) CCIE
15 8 (11.43%) BGP
15 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
15 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
15 8 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (10.00%) Junos
16 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds
16 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
16 7 (10.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (1.43%) IIS
1 1 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS Project
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (48.57%) Firewall
2 27 (38.57%) LAN
3 26 (37.14%) WAN
4 18 (25.71%) VPN
5 14 (20.00%) MPLS
5 14 (20.00%) Wireless
6 10 (14.29%) VLAN
6 10 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
8 8 (11.43%) BGP
8 8 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (10.00%) Junos
10 6 (8.57%) DNS
10 6 (8.57%) Ethernet
10 6 (8.57%) VoIP
10 6 (8.57%) Internet
11 5 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (7.14%) Network Security
11 5 (7.14%) IP Telephony
11 5 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) German Language
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) PKI
2 1 (1.43%) e-Health
2 1 (1.43%) Clustering
2 1 (1.43%) SecurID
2 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
2 8 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (10.00%) DNA
4 5 (7.14%) Coaching
5 4 (5.71%) Network Design
5 4 (5.71%) Migration
6 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.43%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.43%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.43%) Change Management
7 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.43%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.43%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.43%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.43%) Change Control
7 1 (1.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.43%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (35.71%) CCNP
3 17 (24.29%) CCNA
4 8 (11.43%) CCIE
4 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.71%) CCIP
7 3 (4.29%) Degree
7 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.86%) MCITP
8 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.86%) CCSA
8 2 (2.86%) CCSE
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.43%) MCSE
9 1 (1.43%) HP ASE
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Snort
3 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.29%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 49 (70.00%) Cisco
2 13 (18.57%) Juniper
3 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
4 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.29%) F5
5 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (10.00%) HP
6 6 (8.57%) VMware
7 5 (7.14%) Brocade
7 5 (7.14%) Citrix
8 3 (4.29%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.29%) Dell
8 3 (4.29%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.43%) 3Com
10 1 (1.43%) BT
10 1 (1.43%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.43%) Websense
10 1 (1.43%) Remedy