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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Engineer
Rank 553 509 518
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 37 77 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.17% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 5
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£275 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £209 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £394
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -59 25 £233 -7.00% 2
London +7 5 £275 -21.42% 1
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
Yorkshire -31 1 £300 -
North West -33 1 - -
IP Engineer
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IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 58 (65.91%) Telecoms
2 45 (51.14%) Cisco
3 32 (36.36%) Juniper
4 26 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (25.00%) MPLS
6 21 (23.86%) BGP
7 20 (22.73%) CCNP
8 18 (20.45%) Network Design
9 17 (19.32%) OSPF
10 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
11 14 (15.91%) Firewall
11 14 (15.91%) C
12 11 (12.50%) JNCIP
13 10 (11.36%) JNCIA
14 8 (9.09%) JNCIE
14 8 (9.09%) Huawei
14 8 (9.09%) Degree
14 8 (9.09%) Change Control
14 8 (9.09%) IPv6
15 7 (7.95%) Wireless
15 7 (7.95%) CCNA
15 7 (7.95%) CCIE
15 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
15 7 (7.95%) 4G
15 7 (7.95%) Validation
16 6 (6.82%) JNCIS
16 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
16 6 (6.82%) Network Security
16 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
16 6 (6.82%) Linux

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) MPLS
2 21 (23.86%) BGP
3 17 (19.32%) OSPF
4 14 (15.91%) Firewall
5 8 (9.09%) IPv6
6 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.95%) Wireless
6 7 (7.95%) 4G
7 6 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (6.82%) VRRP
7 6 (6.82%) Network Security
7 6 (6.82%) Broadband
7 6 (6.82%) WAN
8 5 (5.68%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.68%) 3G
8 5 (5.68%) LTE
8 5 (5.68%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.55%) Junos
9 4 (4.55%) IP Telephony
General
1 58 (65.91%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.27%) Retail
2 2 (2.27%) Billing
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 2 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Handset
5 1 (1.14%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) UNIX
1 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Network Design
2 8 (9.09%) Change Control
3 7 (7.95%) Validation
4 6 (6.82%) Capacity Management
5 5 (5.68%) Test Strategy
6 4 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.27%) CRM
8 2 (2.27%) Project Management
8 2 (2.27%) Change Management
8 2 (2.27%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.27%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.27%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (2.27%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (1.14%) Demand Forecasting
9 1 (1.14%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.14%) eTOM
9 1 (1.14%) Network Management
9 1 (1.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) C
2 3 (3.41%) Perl
2 3 (3.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (22.73%) CCNP
3 11 (12.50%) JNCIP
4 10 (11.36%) JNCIA
5 8 (9.09%) JNCIE
5 8 (9.09%) Degree
6 7 (7.95%) CCNA
6 7 (7.95%) CCIE
7 6 (6.82%) JNCIS
7 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.68%) HND
9 2 (2.27%) CCIP
9 2 (2.27%) CCSA
9 2 (2.27%) CCVP
9 2 (2.27%) CCSE
9 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 45 (51.14%) Cisco
2 32 (36.36%) Juniper
3 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
4 8 (9.09%) Huawei
5 4 (4.55%) F5
6 3 (3.41%) Brocade
6 3 (3.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.41%) Telcordia
6 3 (3.41%) BT
6 3 (3.41%) Cramer
7 2 (2.27%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.27%) ComArch
8 1 (1.14%) Siemens
8 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.14%) Remedy