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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Engineer
Rank 553 498 533
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +35
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 42 72 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.15% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.16% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 4
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£300 £325 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £206 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -42 24 £300 +17.64% 1
London +1 11 £275 -26.66% 2
North West -23 4 £410 +9.33%
Yorkshire -23 1 £300 -
IP Engineer
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IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (62.62%) Cisco
2 64 (59.81%) Telecoms
3 44 (41.12%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (41.12%) Juniper
4 42 (39.25%) MPLS
5 34 (31.78%) CCNP
6 30 (28.04%) OSPF
6 30 (28.04%) BGP
7 18 (16.82%) Network Design
7 18 (16.82%) Firewall
8 17 (15.89%) CCNA
8 17 (15.89%) Ethernet
8 17 (15.89%) JNCIA
8 17 (15.89%) JNCIP
9 16 (14.95%) CCIE
10 15 (14.02%) CheckPoint
11 14 (13.08%) WAN
11 14 (13.08%) C
11 14 (13.08%) Linux
12 13 (12.15%) VPN
12 13 (12.15%) IPv6
12 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
12 13 (12.15%) Security Cleared
13 11 (10.28%) BT
13 11 (10.28%) Broadband
14 10 (9.35%) UNIX
15 9 (8.41%) TCP/IP
15 9 (8.41%) IPv4
15 9 (8.41%) VRRP
15 9 (8.41%) L2TP

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (3.74%) MS Office
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (39.25%) MPLS
2 30 (28.04%) OSPF
2 30 (28.04%) BGP
3 18 (16.82%) Firewall
4 17 (15.89%) Ethernet
5 14 (13.08%) WAN
6 13 (12.15%) VPN
6 13 (12.15%) IPv6
7 11 (10.28%) Broadband
8 9 (8.41%) TCP/IP
8 9 (8.41%) IPv4
8 9 (8.41%) L2TP
8 9 (8.41%) VRRP
8 9 (8.41%) Junos
9 8 (7.48%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (7.48%) RSVP
9 8 (7.48%) Wireless
9 8 (7.48%) RIP
10 7 (6.54%) LAN
10 7 (6.54%) BT 21CN
General
1 64 (59.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.74%) Back Office
3 3 (2.80%) Front Office
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Billing
4 2 (1.87%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) PKI
5 2 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Handset
6 1 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Linux
2 10 (9.35%) UNIX
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) Network Design
2 6 (5.61%) Change Control
3 5 (4.67%) Test Strategy
3 5 (4.67%) Fault Management
3 5 (4.67%) Validation
3 5 (4.67%) Migration
4 4 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (3.74%) Network Management
4 4 (3.74%) Load Balancing
5 3 (2.80%) Capacity Management
5 3 (2.80%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (2.80%) CRM
5 3 (2.80%) Asset Management
6 2 (1.87%) Change Management
6 2 (1.87%) Network Planning
6 2 (1.87%) Performance Management
6 2 (1.87%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (1.87%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (1.87%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (0.93%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) C
2 2 (1.87%) Perl
2 2 (1.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (41.12%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (31.78%) CCNP
3 17 (15.89%) CCNA
3 17 (15.89%) JNCIA
3 17 (15.89%) JNCIP
4 16 (14.95%) CCIE
5 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
5 13 (12.15%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.41%) JNCIE
7 7 (6.54%) Degree
7 7 (6.54%) CCIP
8 6 (5.61%) JNCIS
9 5 (4.67%) HND
10 4 (3.74%) CISSP
10 4 (3.74%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.87%) CCDP
11 2 (1.87%) CCSP
11 2 (1.87%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.87%) CCSA
11 2 (1.87%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Netcool
2 4 (3.74%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.93%) Cacti
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 67 (62.62%) Cisco
2 44 (41.12%) Juniper
3 15 (14.02%) CheckPoint
4 11 (10.28%) BT
5 6 (5.61%) Huawei
5 6 (5.61%) IBM
6 5 (4.67%) F5
7 3 (2.80%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.80%) Telcordia
8 2 (1.87%) Radware
8 2 (1.87%) Brocade
8 2 (1.87%) Nokia
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.87%) Redback
8 2 (1.87%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.93%) Cramer