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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 71 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 50 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.34% 1.95% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.05% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 18
Median daily rate £220 £300 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 £22.38 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.95% +14.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

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
2041 2193 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.42% 95.22% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1312 1481
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 225 190
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +3 24 £300 +9.09% 5
Essex +12 15 £200 - 1
Suffolk +1 9 £200 -33.33% 1
Norfolk +4 1 £260 +67.74%
Bedfordshire -2 1 £460 +15.00%
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 87 (69.05%) Cisco
2 77 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (53.97%) Firewall
4 56 (44.44%) LAN
5 54 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 52 (41.27%) CCNA
7 46 (36.51%) WAN
8 44 (34.92%) Juniper
9 39 (30.95%) DNS
10 36 (28.57%) Network Security
11 34 (26.98%) CCNP
12 28 (22.22%) VPN
13 25 (19.84%) Security Cleared
14 24 (19.05%) SC Cleared
15 23 (18.25%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (15.87%) F5
17 17 (13.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 16 (12.70%) MPLS
19 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
19 15 (11.90%) CCSA
19 15 (11.90%) Blue Coat
20 14 (11.11%) TCP/IP
20 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (10.32%) Network Design
22 12 (9.52%) Wireless
22 12 (9.52%) OSPF
22 12 (9.52%) Internet
23 11 (8.73%) WLAN
23 11 (8.73%) BGP
23 11 (8.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Office
2 6 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (53.97%) Firewall
2 56 (44.44%) LAN
3 46 (36.51%) WAN
4 39 (30.95%) DNS
5 36 (28.57%) Network Security
6 28 (22.22%) VPN
7 23 (18.25%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (13.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (12.70%) MPLS
10 14 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 12 (9.52%) Internet
11 12 (9.52%) OSPF
11 12 (9.52%) Wireless
12 11 (8.73%) BGP
12 11 (8.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 11 (8.73%) WLAN
13 10 (7.94%) VoIP
14 8 (6.35%) BIG-IP
14 8 (6.35%) DHCP
14 8 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) JMeter
1 2 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 7 (5.56%) Banking
1 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.76%) Local Government
3 4 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Finance
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) NHS
3 6 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.17%) Wiki
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.79%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 5 (3.97%) Unix
3 4 (3.17%) Linux
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.32%) Network Design
2 10 (7.94%) ITIL
2 10 (7.94%) Network Management
3 7 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 6 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.97%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.38%) Change Control
7 3 (2.38%) Fault Management
7 3 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.38%) Line Management
7 3 (2.38%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.38%) Service Design
7 3 (2.38%) Validation
8 2 (1.59%) Performance Testing
9 1 (0.79%) Network Architecture
9 1 (0.79%) Security Architecture
9 1 (0.79%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 77 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (41.27%) CCNA
3 34 (26.98%) CCNP
4 25 (19.84%) Security Cleared
5 24 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 15 (11.90%) CCSA
7 7 (5.56%) CCIE
8 6 (4.76%) Degree
9 3 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.59%) CCDP
10 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.79%) CCSE
11 1 (0.79%) ISEB
11 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.79%) MCSE
11 1 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Firmware
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) iptables
2 1 (0.79%) KVM
2 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 87 (69.05%) Cisco
2 54 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 44 (34.92%) Juniper
4 20 (15.87%) F5
5 15 (11.90%) Blue Coat
5 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.97%) NetApp
6 5 (3.97%) Remedy
7 4 (3.17%) VMware
8 3 (2.38%) Computacenter
8 3 (2.38%) Huawei
8 3 (2.38%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.38%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.59%) BT
9 2 (1.59%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.59%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.59%) HP
9 2 (1.59%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.59%) Meraki
9 2 (1.59%) Tellabs
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