The table below looks at the statistics for the IP Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 536 512 438
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -74
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 54 51 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 25
Average daily rate
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£371 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £411 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

IP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Engineer across the England region.

IP Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

IP Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

IP Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Engineer across the England region.

IP Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

IP Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -12 39 £364 +4.67%
Yorkshire +1 4 - -
London -7 3 £190 -49.33% 2
North West -19 1 £270 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
IP Engineer
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IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IP 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 IP Engineer in their job title.

1 104 (83.87%) Cisco
2 87 (70.16%) Telecoms
3 76 (61.29%) Firewall
4 71 (57.26%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (53.23%) OSPF
6 61 (49.19%) CheckPoint
7 55 (44.35%) Juniper
8 51 (41.13%) MPLS
8 51 (41.13%) BGP
9 45 (36.29%) CCIE
10 43 (34.68%) VPN
11 41 (33.06%) Network Design
12 33 (26.61%) Ethernet
13 26 (20.97%) DNS
13 26 (20.97%) CCNP
14 23 (18.55%) CCNA
15 22 (17.74%) SNMP
15 22 (17.74%) Cisco PIX
15 22 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (16.94%) IPsec
17 20 (16.13%) VoIP
17 20 (16.13%) Network Management
18 18 (14.52%) FWSM
18 18 (14.52%) Load Balancing
19 17 (13.71%) Nokia
20 16 (12.90%) Redback
21 15 (12.10%) RIP
21 15 (12.10%) Security Cleared
22 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
22 14 (11.29%) Radware

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IP 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 IP Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Project
1 1 (0.81%) MS Office
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 76 (61.29%) Firewall
2 66 (53.23%) OSPF
3 51 (41.13%) BGP
3 51 (41.13%) MPLS
4 43 (34.68%) VPN
5 33 (26.61%) Ethernet
6 26 (20.97%) DNS
7 22 (17.74%) SNMP
7 22 (17.74%) Cisco PIX
7 22 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (16.94%) IPsec
9 20 (16.13%) VoIP
10 18 (14.52%) FWSM
11 15 (12.10%) RIP
12 13 (10.48%) Network Security
13 9 (7.26%) DWDM
14 8 (6.45%) BIG-IP
14 8 (6.45%) VLAN
15 7 (5.65%) LTE
15 7 (5.65%) 3G
General
1 87 (70.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.23%) Retail
2 4 (3.23%) Billing
2 4 (3.23%) Back Office
3 3 (2.42%) Finance
4 2 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) CSS
2 1 (0.81%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.81%) VHDL
3 1 (0.81%) Verilog
3 1 (0.81%) SecurID
3 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.81%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) Network Design
2 20 (16.13%) Network Management
3 18 (14.52%) Load Balancing
4 9 (7.26%) Validation
5 7 (5.65%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (4.84%) Performance Management
6 6 (4.84%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.23%) CRM
8 3 (2.42%) ITIL
8 3 (2.42%) Migration
8 3 (2.42%) Fault Management
8 3 (2.42%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (2.42%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.61%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.61%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (1.61%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (1.61%) Service Management
9 2 (1.61%) Change Management
10 1 (0.81%) ITSM
10 1 (0.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (57.26%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (36.29%) CCIE
3 26 (20.97%) CCNP
4 23 (18.55%) CCNA
5 15 (12.10%) Security Cleared
6 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
7 13 (10.48%) CCSP
8 10 (8.06%) CISSP
9 9 (7.26%) CCIP
10 8 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (4.84%) JNCIP
11 6 (4.84%) Degree
12 5 (4.03%) JNCIE
12 5 (4.03%) CCDP
13 2 (1.61%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.61%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.81%) CIPD
14 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.81%) CIMA
14 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 104 (83.87%) Cisco
2 61 (49.19%) CheckPoint
3 55 (44.35%) Juniper
4 17 (13.71%) Nokia
5 16 (12.90%) Redback
6 14 (11.29%) Radware
7 10 (8.06%) F5
8 8 (6.45%) Nortel
9 7 (5.65%) Blue Coat
9 7 (5.65%) Huawei
10 6 (4.84%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.03%) Ericsson
12 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 2 (1.61%) HP
13 2 (1.61%) Avaya
14 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
14 1 (0.81%) CA
14 1 (0.81%) Xilinx
14 1 (0.81%) Cramer