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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Engineer
Rank 526 513 492
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 53 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.083% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.090% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 6
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£275 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £380 £306
% change year-on-year
-22.03% +24.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -11 30 £296 -15.95% 2
London -7 11 £275 -1.78% 1
North West -13 8 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
IP Engineer
UK

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 113 (86.92%) Cisco
2 84 (64.62%) Telecoms
3 76 (58.46%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (51.54%) Juniper
5 64 (49.23%) MPLS
5 64 (49.23%) OSPF
6 61 (46.92%) CCNP
7 53 (40.77%) BGP
8 42 (32.31%) Firewall
9 39 (30.00%) CheckPoint
10 35 (26.92%) VPN
11 31 (23.85%) CCIE
12 28 (21.54%) Ethernet
13 27 (20.77%) CCNA
14 25 (19.23%) Linux
15 24 (18.46%) JNCIA
15 24 (18.46%) JNCIP
15 24 (18.46%) HSRP
16 23 (17.69%) F5
17 21 (16.15%) IPv6
18 20 (15.38%) Broadband
18 20 (15.38%) RIP
18 20 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
19 19 (14.62%) Validation
19 19 (14.62%) BT
19 19 (14.62%) UNIX
19 19 (14.62%) IOS XR
20 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
20 18 (13.85%) Security Cleared
20 18 (13.85%) VRRP

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 64 (49.23%) MPLS
1 64 (49.23%) OSPF
2 53 (40.77%) BGP
3 42 (32.31%) Firewall
4 35 (26.92%) VPN
5 28 (21.54%) Ethernet
6 24 (18.46%) HSRP
7 21 (16.15%) IPv6
8 20 (15.38%) Broadband
8 20 (15.38%) RIP
8 20 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (14.62%) IOS XR
10 18 (13.85%) VRRP
11 17 (13.08%) RSVP
11 17 (13.08%) Junos
12 16 (12.31%) L2TP
12 16 (12.31%) IPv4
12 16 (12.31%) BT 21CN
13 14 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (10.77%) WAN
General
1 84 (64.62%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.00%) Back Office
3 3 (2.31%) Front Office
4 2 (1.54%) German Language
4 2 (1.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.08%) SecurID
2 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (0.77%) Handset
3 1 (0.77%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.23%) Linux
2 19 (14.62%) UNIX
3 1 (0.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.62%) Validation
2 18 (13.85%) Network Design
3 15 (11.54%) Test Strategy
4 12 (9.23%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (9.23%) ITIL
5 8 (6.15%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.38%) Migration
7 6 (4.62%) Network Management
8 5 (3.85%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.85%) Fault Management
9 4 (3.08%) eTOM
9 4 (3.08%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (2.31%) CRM
11 2 (1.54%) Network Planning
11 2 (1.54%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.54%) Change Management
11 2 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.54%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.62%) C
2 3 (2.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (58.46%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (46.92%) CCNP
3 31 (23.85%) CCIE
4 27 (20.77%) CCNA
5 24 (18.46%) JNCIA
5 24 (18.46%) JNCIP
6 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
6 18 (13.85%) Security Cleared
7 17 (13.08%) CCIP
8 13 (10.00%) JNCIS
9 11 (8.46%) CISSP
10 8 (6.15%) JNCIE
11 7 (5.38%) Degree
12 6 (4.62%) BC Cleared
13 5 (3.85%) HND
13 5 (3.85%) CCDP
13 5 (3.85%) CCSP
13 5 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (3.08%) HNC
15 2 (1.54%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.85%) Netcool
3 4 (3.08%) TrustSec
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 113 (86.92%) Cisco
2 67 (51.54%) Juniper
3 39 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 23 (17.69%) F5
5 19 (14.62%) BT
6 7 (5.38%) Fortinet
7 6 (4.62%) IBM
8 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.85%) Ericsson
8 5 (3.85%) Nokia
8 5 (3.85%) Radware
8 5 (3.85%) Redback
9 4 (3.08%) CA
9 4 (3.08%) Tufin
9 4 (3.08%) AlgoSec
10 3 (2.31%) Telcordia
10 3 (2.31%) Huawei
11 2 (1.54%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.77%) Remedy
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