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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.61% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.64% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £270 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -19.81%

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
802 1413 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.69% 95.93% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 725 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 10 (45.45%) CCNP
3 10 (45.45%) BGP
4 9 (40.91%) OSPF
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (27.27%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) LAN
6 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
6 6 (27.27%) F5
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
8 4 (18.18%) Network Design
8 4 (18.18%) WAN
8 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) CCNA
9 3 (13.64%) HP
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) BGP
2 9 (40.91%) OSPF
3 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
4 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) MPLS
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.55%) DHCP
9 1 (4.55%) IPv6
9 1 (4.55%) PABX
9 1 (4.55%) VoIP
9 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 3 (13.64%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Aruba
6 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.55%) Mitel
7 1 (4.55%) VMware