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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 75 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.96% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.03% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £140 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -62.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -23.63%
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
1317 1167 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.48% 93.73% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 708 357
Average daily rate £350 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) VBA
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Broadband
6 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 3 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) CCNP
8 1 (5.56%) Replication
8 1 (5.56%) VMware

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) Broadband
5 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) DNS
7 1 (5.56%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) DHCP
7 1 (5.56%) ADSL
7 1 (5.56%) NAS
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
General
1 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) F5
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