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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 79 86 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 50 51 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.03% 1.85% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.93% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 24
Median daily rate £305 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £217 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
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
2371 2636 2788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.19% 95.54% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1477 1536
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 242 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 +25 27 £400 +22.13% 9
Suffolk +2 9 £275 +10.00% 2
Bedfordshire +2 4 £263 -34.37% 1
Norfolk -2 4 - -
Essex -13 3 £275 -0.90%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 - - 6
East Anglia - 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 60 (71.43%) Cisco
2 41 (48.81%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (46.43%) LAN
4 36 (42.86%) Firewall
5 31 (36.90%) CCNA
6 28 (33.33%) WAN
6 28 (33.33%) Wireless
7 24 (28.57%) Network Security
8 20 (23.81%) CCNP
9 17 (20.24%) Juniper
10 16 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 15 (17.86%) VLAN
11 15 (17.86%) F5
12 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 14 (16.67%) VPN
13 13 (15.48%) CheckPoint
13 13 (15.48%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (14.29%) WLAN
14 12 (14.29%) ITIL
14 12 (14.29%) Windows
15 11 (13.10%) Linux
15 11 (13.10%) DNS
15 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
16 10 (11.90%) VMware
16 10 (11.90%) OSPF
16 10 (11.90%) Unix
16 10 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (10.71%) Network Management

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 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (46.43%) LAN
2 36 (42.86%) Firewall
3 28 (33.33%) WAN
3 28 (33.33%) Wireless
4 24 (28.57%) Network Security
5 16 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (17.86%) VLAN
7 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 14 (16.67%) VPN
8 13 (15.48%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (14.29%) WLAN
10 11 (13.10%) DNS
11 10 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (11.90%) OSPF
12 8 (9.52%) BGP
12 8 (9.52%) Broadband
12 8 (9.52%) ISDN
12 8 (9.52%) MPLS
13 7 (8.33%) VoIP
14 6 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Local Government
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.19%) J2EE
2 1 (1.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) MPEG
2 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.38%) NHS
2 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) e-Health
3 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) PKI
3 1 (1.19%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Linux
3 10 (11.90%) Unix
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) Network Management
3 8 (9.52%) Network Design
4 7 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.95%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.76%) Change Control
6 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (2.38%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.38%) Change Management
8 2 (2.38%) Migration
8 2 (2.38%) Service Management
8 2 (2.38%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Validation
9 1 (1.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.19%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (1.19%) Security Operations
9 1 (1.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) C
2 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (48.81%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (36.90%) CCNA
3 20 (23.81%) CCNP
4 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.95%) CCIE
6 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.76%) JNCIA
7 4 (4.76%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.57%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.57%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.38%) CWNA
9 2 (2.38%) CWNE
9 2 (2.38%) Degree
10 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.19%) CCDA
10 1 (1.19%) CCENT
10 1 (1.19%) CEH
10 1 (1.19%) CISSP
10 1 (1.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) COBIT
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.19%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.38%) XenServer
3 1 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.19%) vSphere
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.19%) Endace
1 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.19%) SCCM
1 1 (1.19%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 60 (71.43%) Cisco
2 17 (20.24%) Juniper
3 15 (17.86%) F5
4 13 (15.48%) CheckPoint
5 10 (11.90%) VMware
6 8 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 7 (8.33%) Citrix
7 7 (8.33%) HP
8 6 (7.14%) Aruba
8 6 (7.14%) Meraki
9 4 (4.76%) Avaya
9 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.76%) Splunk
10 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.57%) Huawei
10 3 (3.57%) Mitel
10 3 (3.57%) Nortel
11 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.38%) NetApp
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