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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 513 529 473
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -56
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 66 22 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.051% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 18
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £282 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 +7 46 £253 -17.88%
London +16 8 £388 +1.97%
North West -3 8 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £200 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 109 (85.16%) Cisco
2 89 (69.53%) Telecoms
3 81 (63.28%) OSPF
4 79 (61.72%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (58.59%) Firewall
6 63 (49.22%) BGP
7 60 (46.88%) CheckPoint
8 59 (46.09%) Juniper
9 51 (39.84%) MPLS
10 49 (38.28%) VPN
11 42 (32.81%) CCNP
11 42 (32.81%) CCIE
12 39 (30.47%) Ethernet
13 34 (26.56%) Network Design
14 32 (25.00%) CCNA
15 27 (21.09%) RIP
16 23 (17.97%) DNS
17 22 (17.19%) F5
18 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
18 19 (14.84%) Linux
19 18 (14.06%) CCIP
19 18 (14.06%) IPsec
19 18 (14.06%) SC Cleared
20 17 (13.28%) HSRP
21 16 (12.50%) FWSM
22 15 (11.72%) Broadband
22 15 (11.72%) SNMP
23 14 (10.94%) Internet
23 14 (10.94%) VLAN
23 14 (10.94%) Cisco ASA

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Office
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 81 (63.28%) OSPF
2 75 (58.59%) Firewall
3 63 (49.22%) BGP
4 51 (39.84%) MPLS
5 49 (38.28%) VPN
6 39 (30.47%) Ethernet
7 27 (21.09%) RIP
8 23 (17.97%) DNS
9 18 (14.06%) IPsec
10 17 (13.28%) HSRP
11 16 (12.50%) FWSM
12 15 (11.72%) SNMP
12 15 (11.72%) Broadband
13 14 (10.94%) Internet
13 14 (10.94%) VLAN
13 14 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (10.16%) Cisco PIX
14 13 (10.16%) VRRP
14 13 (10.16%) VoIP
15 12 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
General
1 89 (69.53%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.81%) Back Office
3 3 (2.34%) Retail
3 3 (2.34%) Billing
4 2 (1.56%) Finance
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.13%) SecurID
2 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (0.78%) ASIC
3 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.78%) VHDL
3 1 (0.78%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.84%) Linux
2 12 (9.38%) UNIX
3 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) Network Design
2 14 (10.94%) Load Balancing
3 13 (10.16%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (10.16%) Network Management
4 11 (8.59%) Validation
5 10 (7.81%) ITIL
6 9 (7.03%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.69%) Network Architecture
7 6 (4.69%) Migration
7 6 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.91%) Test Strategy
8 5 (3.91%) Demand Forecasting
8 5 (3.91%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (3.13%) eTOM
9 4 (3.13%) CRM
10 3 (2.34%) Fault Management
10 3 (2.34%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 2 (1.56%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (61.72%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (32.81%) CCIE
2 42 (32.81%) CCNP
3 32 (25.00%) CCNA
4 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
5 18 (14.06%) SC Cleared
5 18 (14.06%) CCIP
6 13 (10.16%) JNCIP
7 11 (8.59%) CISSP
8 10 (7.81%) JNCIA
9 8 (6.25%) CCSP
9 8 (6.25%) Degree
10 5 (3.91%) BC Cleared
10 5 (3.91%) HND
10 5 (3.91%) JNCIE
10 5 (3.91%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (3.13%) JNCIS
11 4 (3.13%) HNC
11 4 (3.13%) CCDP
12 1 (0.78%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 109 (85.16%) Cisco
2 60 (46.88%) CheckPoint
3 59 (46.09%) Juniper
4 22 (17.19%) F5
5 11 (8.59%) Nokia
5 11 (8.59%) Redback
6 9 (7.03%) Radware
7 8 (6.25%) BT
8 7 (5.47%) Nortel
9 6 (4.69%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.91%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.91%) Huawei
11 4 (3.13%) Ericsson
11 4 (3.13%) Tufin
11 4 (3.13%) AlgoSec
12 2 (1.56%) CA
13 1 (0.78%) Avaya
13 1 (0.78%) HP
13 1 (0.78%) IBM