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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 59 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 78 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.15% 1.58% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 1.66% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 35
Median daily rate £320 £288 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.53 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% -21.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -18.69%
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
2365 2714 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.36% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1540 1731
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 242 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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
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 September 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 +19 39 £320 -19.49% 8
Bedfordshire +8 19 £330 +3.52%
Essex +11 13 £250 -40.47% 1
Cambridgeshire +27 5 £195 -20.81% 1
Suffolk +2 1 - -
Norfolk -3 1 £170 -32.00%
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 98 (73.68%) Cisco
2 82 (61.65%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (60.90%) Firewall
4 76 (57.14%) LAN
5 67 (50.38%) CCNA
6 57 (42.86%) WAN
6 57 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 39 (29.32%) Juniper
8 38 (28.57%) CCNP
9 35 (26.32%) Network Security
10 34 (25.56%) DNS
11 31 (23.31%) VPN
12 28 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (15.79%) Wireless
13 21 (15.79%) F5
14 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
15 18 (13.53%) WLAN
16 16 (12.03%) OSPF
16 16 (12.03%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (12.03%) Data Centre
17 15 (11.28%) BGP
17 15 (11.28%) CCSA
17 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
18 14 (10.53%) DHCP
18 14 (10.53%) TCP/IP
19 13 (9.77%) Wi-Fi
19 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (9.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
20 12 (9.02%) VLAN

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 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Office
1 8 (6.02%) MS Visio
1 8 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (60.90%) Firewall
2 76 (57.14%) LAN
3 57 (42.86%) WAN
4 35 (26.32%) Network Security
5 34 (25.56%) DNS
6 31 (23.31%) VPN
7 28 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (15.79%) Wireless
9 18 (13.53%) WLAN
10 16 (12.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (12.03%) OSPF
11 15 (11.28%) BGP
12 14 (10.53%) DHCP
12 14 (10.53%) TCP/IP
13 13 (9.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (9.77%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (9.02%) VLAN
15 11 (8.27%) Internet
15 11 (8.27%) MPLS
15 11 (8.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.77%) Local Government
3 7 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Legal
4 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 3 (2.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.77%) NHS
4 7 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.75%) IVR
7 1 (0.75%) MPEG
7 1 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Windows
2 8 (6.02%) Linux
3 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.50%) CentOS
4 2 (1.50%) Unix
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (7.52%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (6.02%) Data Analysis
3 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 7 (5.26%) Network Design
3 7 (5.26%) Network Management
4 6 (4.51%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (3.76%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.01%) Change Management
7 3 (2.26%) Change Control
7 3 (2.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.26%) Project Management
7 3 (2.26%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (1.50%) High Availability
8 2 (1.50%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (1.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.50%) Security Patching
8 2 (1.50%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.50%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 82 (61.65%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (50.38%) CCNA
3 38 (28.57%) CCNP
4 15 (11.28%) CCSA
5 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
6 11 (8.27%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.02%) CCIE
8 6 (4.51%) CCDA
9 5 (3.76%) CCDP
9 5 (3.76%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.50%) CCA
10 2 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.50%) CWNA
10 2 (1.50%) CWNE
10 2 (1.50%) Degree
10 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.75%) CCENT
11 1 (0.75%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.01%) Firmware
2 3 (2.26%) iptables
3 2 (1.50%) NFS
4 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 98 (73.68%) Cisco
2 57 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 39 (29.32%) Juniper
4 21 (15.79%) F5
5 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.77%) Blue Coat
6 9 (6.77%) VMware
7 7 (5.26%) Citrix
7 7 (5.26%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.01%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.01%) Huawei
8 4 (3.01%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.01%) Splunk
9 3 (2.26%) Dell
9 3 (2.26%) Samsung
9 3 (2.26%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.26%) Sourcefire
9 3 (2.26%) Tandberg
10 2 (1.50%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (1.50%) NetApp
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