The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 77 85 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.078% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.083% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £140 £126
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £140 £127
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -41.33%
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
1501 1212 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.29% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 698 455
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (34.78%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Banking
5 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
5 6 (26.09%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 5 (21.74%) Network Security
7 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
7 4 (17.39%) BIG-IP
7 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
7 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) VBA
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) Broadband
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) DHCP
8 3 (13.04%) OSPF
8 3 (13.04%) BGP
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) CCNA
8 3 (13.04%) VLAN
8 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 5 (21.74%) Network Security
4 4 (17.39%) BIG-IP
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 4 (17.39%) Broadband
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) OSPF
5 3 (13.04%) BGP
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.35%) Transition Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) VBA
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CCSP
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) FireEye
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
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