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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 75 113 101
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 53 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.12% 1.20% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.26% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 24
Median daily rate £310 £315 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £197 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +60.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £34.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +52.22%
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
2391 2851 2778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.83% 95.35% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1700 1583
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 241 238
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £41.40 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 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 +35 27 £350 -6.66% 10
Bedfordshire +15 9 - -
Essex +11 7 £258 -2.83% 1
Suffolk 0 6 £300 - 2
Cambridgeshire +15 4 - - 4
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 69 (74.19%) Cisco
2 49 (52.69%) LAN
3 45 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (47.31%) Firewall
5 36 (38.71%) WAN
6 33 (35.48%) CCNA
7 30 (32.26%) Wireless
8 27 (29.03%) Network Security
9 22 (23.66%) CCNP
10 21 (22.58%) Juniper
11 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (18.28%) VPN
13 16 (17.20%) TCP/IP
13 16 (17.20%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (17.20%) CheckPoint
13 16 (17.20%) OSPF
13 16 (17.20%) F5
13 16 (17.20%) VLAN
14 14 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.05%) BGP
14 14 (15.05%) Telecoms
15 13 (13.98%) VMware
15 13 (13.98%) DNS
15 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
16 11 (11.83%) VoIP
16 11 (11.83%) Linux
17 10 (10.75%) ITIL
17 10 (10.75%) Citrix
17 10 (10.75%) 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 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.08%) MS Office
4 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (52.69%) LAN
2 44 (47.31%) Firewall
3 36 (38.71%) WAN
4 30 (32.26%) Wireless
5 27 (29.03%) Network Security
6 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (18.28%) VPN
8 16 (17.20%) OSPF
8 16 (17.20%) TCP/IP
8 16 (17.20%) VLAN
8 16 (17.20%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (15.05%) BGP
9 14 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (13.98%) DNS
11 11 (11.83%) VoIP
12 9 (9.68%) DHCP
12 9 (9.68%) WLAN
13 7 (7.53%) Broadband
13 7 (7.53%) ISDN
13 7 (7.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (15.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Automotive
5 2 (2.15%) Local Government
6 1 (1.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.08%) COM
2 1 (1.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.30%) MPEG
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.23%) NHS
3 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) e-Health
5 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.08%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Linux
2 9 (9.68%) Unix
3 8 (8.60%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.75%) ITIL
1 10 (10.75%) Network Management
2 9 (9.68%) Network Design
2 9 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.38%) Project Management
4 5 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.30%) Change Management
6 3 (3.23%) Migration
6 3 (3.23%) Validation
7 2 (2.15%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.15%) Change Control
7 2 (2.15%) CRM
7 2 (2.15%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.15%) Service Management
7 2 (2.15%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) C
2 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (35.48%) CCNA
3 22 (23.66%) CCNP
4 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
5 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.45%) CCDA
7 5 (5.38%) CCIE
7 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.23%) CCDP
8 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.23%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.23%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.23%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.15%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.15%) CWNA
9 2 (2.15%) CWNE
9 2 (2.15%) Degree
10 1 (1.08%) CCENT
10 1 (1.08%) CEH
10 1 (1.08%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Firmware
2 2 (2.15%) NFS
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) XenServer
3 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.08%) iptables
3 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.15%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.08%) Endace
2 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 69 (74.19%) Cisco
2 21 (22.58%) Juniper
3 16 (17.20%) CheckPoint
3 16 (17.20%) F5
4 13 (13.98%) VMware
5 10 (10.75%) Citrix
6 8 (8.60%) Palo Alto
7 5 (5.38%) Aruba
7 5 (5.38%) HP
7 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.30%) Meraki
8 4 (4.30%) Mitel
8 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.30%) Splunk
9 3 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.23%) Dell
9 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.23%) Huawei
9 3 (3.23%) Sourcefire
9 3 (3.23%) Tandberg
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