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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 508 521 481
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 70 48 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.100% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £405 £829
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +29 54 £265 -33.75% 2
London +15 4 £310 -9.81% 3
Yorkshire - 4 - -
North West -16 2 £323 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
IP Engineer
UK

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 110 (87.30%) Cisco
2 85 (67.46%) Telecoms
3 81 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (61.90%) Firewall
5 66 (52.38%) OSPF
6 64 (50.79%) Juniper
7 62 (49.21%) CheckPoint
8 56 (44.44%) MPLS
9 51 (40.48%) CCIE
10 49 (38.89%) BGP
11 48 (38.10%) VPN
12 39 (30.95%) Network Design
13 34 (26.98%) Ethernet
14 31 (24.60%) CCNP
15 29 (23.02%) DNS
16 27 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
16 27 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (20.63%) SNMP
17 26 (20.63%) VoIP
17 26 (20.63%) IPsec
18 25 (19.84%) Network Management
19 24 (19.05%) CCNA
20 22 (17.46%) FWSM
21 18 (14.29%) CCSP
22 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
23 16 (12.70%) SC Cleared
23 16 (12.70%) Load Balancing
23 16 (12.70%) F5
24 15 (11.90%) Redback
24 15 (11.90%) Nokia

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (6.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.79%) MS Project
1 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 78 (61.90%) Firewall
2 66 (52.38%) OSPF
3 56 (44.44%) MPLS
4 49 (38.89%) BGP
5 48 (38.10%) VPN
6 34 (26.98%) Ethernet
7 29 (23.02%) DNS
8 27 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
8 27 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (20.63%) SNMP
9 26 (20.63%) VoIP
9 26 (20.63%) IPsec
10 22 (17.46%) FWSM
11 13 (10.32%) RIP
12 12 (9.52%) BIG-IP
12 12 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (9.52%) Network Security
13 9 (7.14%) DWDM
14 8 (6.35%) LTE
15 7 (5.56%) UMTS
General
1 85 (67.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.17%) Back Office
2 4 (3.17%) Billing
2 4 (3.17%) Retail
3 3 (2.38%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.59%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.79%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (1.59%) UNIX
3 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.95%) Network Design
2 25 (19.84%) Network Management
3 16 (12.70%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.35%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (6.35%) Validation
5 7 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 5 (3.97%) Performance Management
6 5 (3.97%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.17%) CRM
7 4 (3.17%) Migration
7 4 (3.17%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (2.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.38%) ITIL
9 2 (1.59%) Service Management
9 2 (1.59%) Project Management
9 2 (1.59%) Change Management
9 2 (1.59%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.59%) Fault Management
9 2 (1.59%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (1.59%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.76%) C
2 2 (1.59%) Perl
2 2 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (40.48%) CCIE
3 31 (24.60%) CCNP
4 24 (19.05%) CCNA
5 18 (14.29%) CCSP
6 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
7 16 (12.70%) SC Cleared
8 14 (11.11%) CISSP
9 12 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
10 10 (7.94%) JNCIP
10 10 (7.94%) CCDP
11 9 (7.14%) CCIP
12 8 (6.35%) Degree
13 6 (4.76%) JNCIE
14 2 (1.59%) CCA
14 2 (1.59%) CCDE
14 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.79%) CIPD
15 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
15 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.52%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 110 (87.30%) Cisco
2 64 (50.79%) Juniper
3 62 (49.21%) CheckPoint
4 16 (12.70%) F5
5 15 (11.90%) Redback
5 15 (11.90%) Nokia
6 12 (9.52%) Radware
7 7 (5.56%) Huawei
7 7 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 7 (5.56%) Ericsson
7 7 (5.56%) Nortel
8 6 (4.76%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.17%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.38%) HP
11 2 (1.59%) Avaya
11 2 (1.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.59%) Brocade
12 1 (0.79%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.79%) AlgoSec
12 1 (0.79%) Tufin