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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 87 82 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 64 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 1.61% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.71% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 24
Average daily rate
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£310 £255 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £186 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £292 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £20.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £35.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-39.86% +37.50%
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
2972 2284 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.40% 94.07% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1775 1159 1449
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 211 347
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.92 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +6 20 £345 +45.26% 5
Hertfordshire -7 16 £305 -0.40% 9
Bedfordshire -7 14 £300 +9.09% 4
Essex +1 9 £165 -29.78% 1
Suffolk -20 5 £375 +56.25% 2
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 66 (66.00%) Cisco
2 50 (50.00%) Firewall
3 38 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (38.00%) LAN
4 37 (37.00%) WAN
5 30 (30.00%) CCNP
6 28 (28.00%) VPN
6 28 (28.00%) CheckPoint
7 26 (26.00%) Network Security
8 23 (23.00%) Windows
9 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
10 21 (21.00%) ITIL
10 21 (21.00%) MPLS
11 20 (20.00%) Wireless
12 17 (17.00%) Juniper
13 16 (16.00%) DNS
13 16 (16.00%) CCNA
14 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 14 (14.00%) VoIP
15 14 (14.00%) BGP
16 13 (13.00%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (13.00%) Capacity Planning
17 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
17 12 (12.00%) VLAN
17 12 (12.00%) DHCP
17 12 (12.00%) Linux
18 11 (11.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 11 (11.00%) Multicast
19 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (10.00%) SolarWinds

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 50 (50.00%) Firewall
2 38 (38.00%) LAN
3 37 (37.00%) WAN
4 28 (28.00%) VPN
5 26 (26.00%) Network Security
6 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
7 21 (21.00%) MPLS
8 20 (20.00%) Wireless
9 16 (16.00%) DNS
10 14 (14.00%) VoIP
10 14 (14.00%) BGP
11 13 (13.00%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (12.00%) VLAN
12 12 (12.00%) DHCP
13 11 (11.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (11.00%) Multicast
14 10 (10.00%) Ethernet
15 9 (9.00%) IPv6
15 9 (9.00%) Internet
16 8 (8.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) JIRA
1 4 (4.00%) Selenium
1 4 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.00%) Redmine
1 4 (4.00%) Trac
1 4 (4.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) German Language
3 1 (1.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) PKI
2 4 (4.00%) Firmware
3 2 (2.00%) Kindle
4 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.00%) Statistics
4 1 (1.00%) e-Health
4 1 (1.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.00%) Linux
3 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.00%) Solaris
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.00%) UNIX
8 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) ITIL
2 13 (13.00%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (10.00%) DNA
4 9 (9.00%) Change Control
4 9 (9.00%) Network Management
5 5 (5.00%) Migration
6 4 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.00%) Use Case
6 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.00%) Project Management
7 3 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.00%) Network Design
8 2 (2.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.00%) Time Management
8 2 (2.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) Perl
1 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.00%) Ruby
2 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.00%) PHP
2 4 (4.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.00%) Tcl
3 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (30.00%) CCNP
3 16 (16.00%) CCNA
4 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.00%) CCSA
6 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (8.00%) CCSE
8 5 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (4.00%) CCDP
10 3 (3.00%) CCIE
10 3 (3.00%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.00%) MCSE
11 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.00%) CCIP
12 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
12 1 (1.00%) HP ASE
12 1 (1.00%) Degree
12 1 (1.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.00%) XenServer
5 1 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.00%) OPNET
3 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 66 (66.00%) Cisco
2 28 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (17.00%) Juniper
4 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 10 (10.00%) HP
5 10 (10.00%) VMware
6 9 (9.00%) F5
7 6 (6.00%) Riverbed
7 6 (6.00%) Citrix
8 5 (5.00%) EMC
9 4 (4.00%) Aruba
9 4 (4.00%) Splunk
10 3 (3.00%) Oracle
10 3 (3.00%) Websense
10 3 (3.00%) Sophos
10 3 (3.00%) BT
10 3 (3.00%) SonicWALL
10 3 (3.00%) Brocade
10 3 (3.00%) Sourcefire
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