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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 103 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 35 64 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 2.09% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.23% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 16
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£250 £319 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £203 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £375 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
- +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.53 £27.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.72% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.37 £25.90 £20.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £32.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -25.00%
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
2842 2865 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.92% 93.63% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1713 1075
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 227 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.80 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +2 16 £473 +41.04% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 6 £244 -29.34% 6
Norfolk - 6 £250 -
Bedfordshire +2 5 £313 +4.16%
Essex -3 2 £600 +180.70% 3
Suffolk +1 1 £250 -33.33%
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (88.24%) Cisco
2 56 (65.88%) Firewall
3 52 (61.18%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (41.18%) CCNP
5 34 (40.00%) LAN
6 33 (38.82%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (34.12%) CCNA
8 25 (29.41%) WAN
9 23 (27.06%) Juniper
10 20 (23.53%) Wireless
10 20 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
12 17 (20.00%) ITIL
13 16 (18.82%) DNS
14 15 (17.65%) DHCP
14 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
14 15 (17.65%) F5
15 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
16 13 (15.29%) OSPF
16 13 (15.29%) VoIP
17 12 (14.12%) VPN
17 12 (14.12%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (14.12%) VMware
17 12 (14.12%) Blue Coat
17 12 (14.12%) VLAN
17 12 (14.12%) Cisco IOS
17 12 (14.12%) Cisco PIX
18 11 (12.94%) Network Security
18 11 (12.94%) CCIE
18 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
1 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (65.88%) Firewall
2 34 (40.00%) LAN
3 33 (38.82%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (29.41%) WAN
5 20 (23.53%) Wireless
5 20 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (18.82%) DNS
7 15 (17.65%) DHCP
8 13 (15.29%) VoIP
8 13 (15.29%) OSPF
9 12 (14.12%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (14.12%) VPN
9 12 (14.12%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (14.12%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (14.12%) VLAN
10 11 (12.94%) Network Security
10 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
11 10 (11.76%) MPLS
12 9 (10.59%) BGP
13 8 (9.41%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) IVR
5 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) CMDB
5 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (8.24%) Network Management
4 6 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (7.06%) Migration
5 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.71%) Network Design
7 3 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.53%) Time Management
7 3 (3.53%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.35%) Validation
8 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.18%) Change Management
9 1 (1.18%) Service Management
9 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.18%) CRM
9 1 (1.18%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.18%) Scrum
9 1 (1.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (61.18%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (41.18%) CCNP
3 29 (34.12%) CCNA
4 11 (12.94%) CCIE
5 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) Degree
6 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) CCSP
7 2 (2.35%) CCDP
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.18%) CCSA
8 1 (1.18%) CCVP
8 1 (1.18%) CCSE
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) vSphere
3 2 (2.35%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.18%) Snort
4 1 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.35%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.35%) OPNET
2 2 (2.35%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.18%) RANCID
3 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 75 (88.24%) Cisco
2 23 (27.06%) Juniper
3 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 15 (17.65%) F5
4 12 (14.12%) Blue Coat
4 12 (14.12%) VMware
5 9 (10.59%) Websense
5 9 (10.59%) SolarWinds
6 8 (9.41%) Barracuda Networks
6 8 (9.41%) Remedy
7 7 (8.24%) Citrix
8 5 (5.88%) Verint
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.71%) Mitel
10 3 (3.53%) HP
10 3 (3.53%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (3.53%) Aruba
11 2 (2.35%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.35%) IronPort
11 2 (2.35%) Brocade
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