The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 80 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.55% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.58% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £255 £350 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £34.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +53.93%
Network Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1275 1380 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 94.98% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 715 742
Median daily rate £389 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 33
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 Edinburgh region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (40.00%) CCNP
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (30.00%) MPLS
6 6 (30.00%) BGP
6 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (25.00%) OSPF
7 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) VPN
8 4 (20.00%) F5
9 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
9 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (15.00%) VLAN
10 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) Internet
10 2 (10.00%) Information Security
10 2 (10.00%) Law
10 2 (10.00%) Change Management
10 2 (10.00%) Citrix
10 2 (10.00%) Juniper

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 6 (30.00%) BGP
4 6 (30.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (25.00%) OSPF
5 5 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (15.00%) VLAN
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) MRTG
8 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (10.00%) WAAS
9 1 (5.00%) PABX
9 1 (5.00%) VXLAN
9 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Java EE
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNP
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCDA
3 1 (5.00%) CCDP
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) KVM
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Aruba
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Mitel
5 1 (5.00%) Prolexic
5 1 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) VMware