The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 73 119 80
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 59 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.22% 0.95% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.02% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 20
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£318 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +38.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £190 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £410 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £29.80
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 - £29.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 - £29.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.75 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+32.03% -13.57%
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
2505 2944 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.10% 93.19% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1642 1101
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 226 247
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £19.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +18 17 £310 +34.78% 3
Essex +15 14 £278 -22.10%
Cambridgeshire +11 14 £300 +9.09%
Norfolk +9 8 £325 -5.10% 3
Bedfordshire +3 6 £413 +32.00% 3
Suffolk +5 2 £250 - 5
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 65 (79.27%) Cisco
2 49 (59.76%) Firewall
3 34 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (30.49%) CCNP
4 25 (30.49%) F5
5 23 (28.05%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (24.39%) LAN
6 20 (24.39%) WAN
7 19 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (20.73%) VLAN
9 16 (19.51%) Juniper
9 16 (19.51%) Wireless
10 15 (18.29%) CCNA
11 14 (17.07%) ITIL
11 14 (17.07%) VMware
12 13 (15.85%) VoIP
12 13 (15.85%) CheckPoint
12 13 (15.85%) VPN
13 12 (14.63%) DNS
13 12 (14.63%) HP
13 12 (14.63%) Windows
13 12 (14.63%) MPLS
13 12 (14.63%) Load Balancing
14 11 (13.41%) DHCP
14 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
14 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
15 10 (12.20%) OSPF
15 10 (12.20%) BGP
16 9 (10.98%) Network Security
16 9 (10.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (59.76%) Firewall
2 23 (28.05%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (24.39%) LAN
3 20 (24.39%) WAN
4 19 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (20.73%) VLAN
6 16 (19.51%) Wireless
7 13 (15.85%) VoIP
7 13 (15.85%) VPN
8 12 (14.63%) DNS
8 12 (14.63%) MPLS
9 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.41%) DHCP
10 10 (12.20%) OSPF
10 10 (12.20%) BGP
11 9 (10.98%) Network Security
11 9 (10.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (7.32%) Internet
12 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Local Government
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) HTML
1 1 (1.22%) JSON
1 1 (1.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.22%) Replication
1 1 (1.22%) IVR
1 1 (1.22%) SecurID
1 1 (1.22%) Statistics
1 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (1.22%) Open Source
1 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.44%) CentOS
4 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.07%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.32%) Migration
4 4 (4.88%) Time Management
5 3 (3.66%) Network Management
6 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.44%) Validation
7 1 (1.22%) Data Privacy
7 1 (1.22%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.22%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.22%) Scrum
7 1 (1.22%) Network Design
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.22%) CRM
7 1 (1.22%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.22%) Service Management
7 1 (1.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.44%) C
2 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.22%) Lua
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (30.49%) CCNP
3 15 (18.29%) CCNA
4 7 (8.54%) CCIE
5 5 (6.10%) Degree
6 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.22%) CCSA
8 1 (1.22%) CCSE
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.22%) MCITP
8 1 (1.22%) MCSE
8 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) CCSP
8 1 (1.22%) CCIP
8 1 (1.22%) CCDP
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.10%) vSphere
2 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.22%) Snort
3 1 (1.22%) Firmware
3 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.22%) RANCID
2 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 65 (79.27%) Cisco
2 25 (30.49%) F5
3 16 (19.51%) Juniper
4 14 (17.07%) VMware
5 13 (15.85%) CheckPoint
6 12 (14.63%) HP
7 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.10%) Citrix
8 5 (6.10%) NetApp
8 5 (6.10%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.88%) Mitel
9 4 (4.88%) Aruba
10 3 (3.66%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (3.66%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.66%) Brocade
11 2 (2.44%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.44%) BT
11 2 (2.44%) 3Com
11 2 (2.44%) Verint
12 1 (1.22%) Zeacom
Ipswich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
LA International
Rate: £30 - £37 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
St. Albans
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 19 days ago