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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 82 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.96% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.00% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £240 £340 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +142.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £340 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £348 £184
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +94.11%
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
1341 1397 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.24% 95.68% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 758 717
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 39
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) CCNP
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) BGP
5 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) MPLS
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) F5
7 2 (11.76%) OSPF
7 2 (11.76%) CCNA
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
8 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
8 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server

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 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) BGP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
3 4 (23.53%) MPLS
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Information Security
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNP
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCDA
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.88%) Meraki
5 1 (5.88%) Mitel
5 1 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk