The table below looks at the statistics for the IP Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Network Engineer
Rank 527 542 509
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 25 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.014% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£400 £375 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £258
% change year-on-year
- +84.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
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 £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

IP Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Network Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IP Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

IP Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Network Engineer across the England region.

IP Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

IP Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Network Engineer across the England region.

IP Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

IP Network 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 Network Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 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 -13 15 - - 1
North West - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
London -8 1 £400 -5.88%
IP Network Engineer
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IP Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IP Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (71.88%) MPLS
3 20 (62.50%) CCNP
4 14 (43.75%) Juniper
5 13 (40.63%) CCNA
5 13 (40.63%) WAN
5 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) Ethernet
6 12 (37.50%) OSPF
6 12 (37.50%) BGP
6 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 9 (28.13%) VPN
8 8 (25.00%) RIP
8 8 (25.00%) ADSL
8 8 (25.00%) LAN
8 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (25.00%) Internet
8 8 (25.00%) DSL
8 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 8 (25.00%) Migration
8 8 (25.00%) BC Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) xDSL
9 7 (21.88%) Frame Relay
9 7 (21.88%) SDH
9 7 (21.88%) ATM
10 6 (18.75%) VCP4
11 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
12 4 (12.50%) Netcool

IP Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IP Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) MPLS
2 13 (40.63%) WAN
3 12 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 12 (37.50%) OSPF
3 12 (37.50%) BGP
4 9 (28.13%) VPN
5 8 (25.00%) RIP
5 8 (25.00%) ADSL
5 8 (25.00%) LAN
5 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (25.00%) Internet
5 8 (25.00%) DSL
5 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 8 (25.00%) xDSL
6 7 (21.88%) Frame Relay
6 7 (21.88%) SDH
6 7 (21.88%) ATM
7 4 (12.50%) Firewall
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) German Language
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Fault Management
3 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) B2B
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (62.50%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) CCNA
3 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (25.00%) BC Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) VCP4
6 3 (9.38%) CCIE
7 2 (6.25%) CCIP
7 2 (6.25%) HND
7 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.13%) JNCIE
8 1 (3.13%) HNC
8 1 (3.13%) CCSP
8 1 (3.13%) CCDP
8 1 (3.13%) CISSP
8 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Netcool
2 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) Juniper
3 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) Redback
6 1 (3.13%) Crossbeam
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Radware
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Nortel
6 1 (3.13%) Nokia