The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 80 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.52% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.54% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£140 £126 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -46.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +71.42%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1163 921 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.11% 95.05% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 417 427
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Network Engineer
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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 10 July 2014, 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 (89.47%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) CCNP
4 7 (36.84%) Mitel
5 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
5 6 (31.58%) UNIX
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) EDI
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
8 2 (10.53%) Internet
8 2 (10.53%) Juniper
8 2 (10.53%) CCNA
8 2 (10.53%) VoIP
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
8 2 (10.53%) PABX
9 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
9 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (5.26%) DNS
9 1 (5.26%) SLA

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (89.47%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) PABX
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 1 (5.26%) SMTP
7 1 (5.26%) DNS
7 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
2 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Mitel
2 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens