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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 62 122 92
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 69 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.69% 0.96% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 1.01% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 32
Median daily rate £300 £314 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% +22.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +36.36%
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
2445 2973 2872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.25% 95.04% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1810 1675
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 242 238
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.70 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +36 32 £318 -14.76% 8
Essex +16 16 £250 -20.63%
Bedfordshire +12 11 - - 5
Cambridgeshire +24 5 - -
Suffolk +3 5 £300 - 3
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 82 (73.21%) Cisco
2 63 (56.25%) LAN
3 58 (51.79%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (50.89%) Firewall
5 47 (41.96%) WAN
6 42 (37.50%) CCNA
7 31 (27.68%) Wireless
8 29 (25.89%) Juniper
9 28 (25.00%) CCNP
10 26 (23.21%) Network Security
11 23 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (20.54%) CheckPoint
11 23 (20.54%) VPN
12 19 (16.96%) DNS
12 19 (16.96%) OSPF
13 18 (16.07%) WLAN
14 17 (15.18%) BGP
14 17 (15.18%) Telecoms
14 17 (15.18%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (15.18%) VLAN
15 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
16 15 (13.39%) F5
17 14 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (12.50%) Linux
18 13 (11.61%) VMware
18 13 (11.61%) Data Centre
19 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
19 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
19 12 (10.71%) VoIP
20 11 (9.82%) DHCP

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 (2.68%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.89%) Apache
2 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Office
1 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
1 6 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (56.25%) LAN
2 57 (50.89%) Firewall
3 47 (41.96%) WAN
4 31 (27.68%) Wireless
5 26 (23.21%) Network Security
6 23 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (20.54%) VPN
7 19 (16.96%) DNS
7 19 (16.96%) OSPF
8 18 (16.07%) WLAN
9 17 (15.18%) BGP
9 17 (15.18%) VLAN
9 17 (15.18%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 14 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (10.71%) VoIP
13 11 (9.82%) DHCP
14 9 (8.04%) Internet
15 6 (5.36%) Broadband
15 6 (5.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (15.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.46%) Banking
2 5 (4.46%) Local Government
2 5 (4.46%) Retail
3 4 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (2.68%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.89%) COM
2 1 (0.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) NHS
4 4 (3.57%) MPEG
5 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.89%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Linux
2 10 (8.93%) Unix
3 9 (8.04%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.89%) Solaris
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.93%) Network Management
2 9 (8.04%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (6.25%) Network Design
5 6 (5.36%) Data Analysis
5 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.36%) Project Management
6 5 (4.46%) ITIL
6 5 (4.46%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.57%) Change Management
8 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.68%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.68%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.79%) Data Privacy
9 2 (1.79%) Migration
9 2 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (1.79%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.79%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.79%) SQL
2 1 (0.89%) C
2 1 (0.89%) Python
2 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (51.79%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (37.50%) CCNA
3 28 (25.00%) CCNP
4 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.25%) CCDA
6 5 (4.46%) CCIE
7 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.68%) CCDP
9 2 (1.79%) CCA
9 2 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.79%) CWNA
9 2 (1.79%) CWNE
9 2 (1.79%) Degree
10 1 (0.89%) CCENT
10 1 (0.89%) CEH
10 1 (0.89%) CISSP
10 1 (0.89%) GSEC
10 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Firmware
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) iptables
3 2 (1.79%) NFS
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) XenServer
4 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.89%) Endace
2 1 (0.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 82 (73.21%) Cisco
2 29 (25.89%) Juniper
3 23 (20.54%) CheckPoint
4 15 (13.39%) F5
5 13 (11.61%) VMware
6 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.14%) Citrix
8 7 (6.25%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.46%) Aruba
10 4 (3.57%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.57%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.57%) Meraki
10 4 (3.57%) Mitel
10 4 (3.57%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.57%) Splunk
11 3 (2.68%) Huawei
11 3 (2.68%) Samsung
11 3 (2.68%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.68%) Tandberg
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