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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 82 87 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 42 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.97% 1.41% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.47% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 13
Median daily rate £260 £278 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.30% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £169 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.25 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £27.94 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +8.49%

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
2040 2320 2509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.60% 96.07% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1372 1465
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 200 236
Median hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.86% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -2 18 £300 -25.00% 4
Essex +5 10 £200 -
Suffolk -1 7 £200 -
Norfolk +5 4 £273 +26.74%
Bedfordshire +1 2 £318 +27.00% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £400 +30.08% 3
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 61 (67.03%) Cisco
2 48 (52.75%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (47.25%) Firewall
4 35 (38.46%) LAN
5 33 (36.26%) Juniper
6 31 (34.07%) CheckPoint
7 29 (31.87%) DNS
7 29 (31.87%) WAN
8 26 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 25 (27.47%) SC Cleared
9 25 (27.47%) CCNA
10 23 (25.27%) Network Security
11 22 (24.18%) CCNP
12 20 (21.98%) F5
13 17 (18.68%) MPLS
13 17 (18.68%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (17.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 16 (17.58%) Blue Coat
15 15 (16.48%) VPN
16 12 (13.19%) Network Design
16 12 (13.19%) Wireless
17 11 (12.09%) ITIL
18 10 (10.99%) VoIP
18 10 (10.99%) OSPF
18 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 9 (9.89%) Internet
19 9 (9.89%) BGP
19 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
20 8 (8.79%) CCIE

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 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Office
2 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (47.25%) Firewall
2 35 (38.46%) LAN
3 29 (31.87%) DNS
3 29 (31.87%) WAN
4 23 (25.27%) Network Security
5 17 (18.68%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (18.68%) MPLS
6 16 (17.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (16.48%) VPN
8 12 (13.19%) Wireless
9 10 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (10.99%) OSPF
9 10 (10.99%) VoIP
10 9 (9.89%) BGP
10 9 (9.89%) Internet
10 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
11 8 (8.79%) BIG-IP
12 7 (7.69%) Broadband
13 6 (6.59%) DHCP
13 6 (6.59%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JMeter
1 2 (2.20%) JUnit
General
1 7 (7.69%) Banking
1 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.40%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) NHS
3 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.59%) Wiki
4 4 (4.40%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) Handset
5 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Unix
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) Network Design
2 11 (12.09%) ITIL
3 7 (7.69%) Network Management
4 6 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.40%) Fault Management
6 4 (4.40%) Service Design
7 3 (3.30%) Line Management
7 3 (3.30%) Validation
8 2 (2.20%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (2.20%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.20%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.20%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.20%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.10%) Change Control
9 1 (1.10%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (1.10%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.10%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.10%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 48 (52.75%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 25 (27.47%) CCNA
3 25 (27.47%) SC Cleared
4 22 (24.18%) CCNP
5 8 (8.79%) CCIE
6 5 (5.49%) CCSA
6 5 (5.49%) Degree
7 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.10%) CCSE
8 1 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.10%) ISEB
8 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.10%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.10%) MCSE
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Firmware
2 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) KVM
2 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 61 (67.03%) Cisco
2 33 (36.26%) Juniper
3 31 (34.07%) CheckPoint
4 20 (21.98%) F5
5 16 (17.58%) Blue Coat
6 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.69%) Remedy
7 5 (5.49%) VMware
8 4 (4.40%) Computacenter
9 3 (3.30%) Huawei
9 3 (3.30%) NetApp
10 2 (2.20%) Citrix
10 2 (2.20%) Meraki
10 2 (2.20%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.20%) Tellabs
11 1 (1.10%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.10%) Crossbeam
11 1 (1.10%) HP
11 1 (1.10%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
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