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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Network Engineer
Rank 585 539 556
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +17
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 23 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.083% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.088% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 6
Average daily rate £301 £285 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% -19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -38.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - -
IP Network Engineer
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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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

IP Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 14 £288 +40.24% 2
Yorkshire -22 4 £300 +5.35%
London +3 3 £420 +24.44% 3
North West -12 1 £450 -
IP Network Engineer
UK

IP Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (53.33%) Cisco
2 23 (51.11%) WAN
3 21 (46.67%) LAN
4 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (37.78%) OSPF
6 17 (37.78%) BGP
6 17 (37.78%) VPN
7 16 (35.56%) CCNP
7 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
8 14 (31.11%) MPLS
9 13 (28.89%) Firewall
10 12 (26.67%) DNS
11 10 (22.22%) Network Design
12 9 (20.00%) Network Security
12 9 (20.00%) Juniper
13 8 (17.78%) SSL
13 8 (17.78%) DHCP
13 8 (17.78%) CCNA
14 7 (15.56%) JNCIP
14 7 (15.56%) F5
14 7 (15.56%) FTP
14 7 (15.56%) HTTP
14 7 (15.56%) CCIE
14 7 (15.56%) Wireless
15 6 (13.33%) LDAP
15 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
15 6 (13.33%) BIG-IP
16 5 (11.11%) Information Security

IP Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) WAN
2 21 (46.67%) LAN
3 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 17 (37.78%) BGP
4 17 (37.78%) OSPF
4 17 (37.78%) VPN
5 14 (31.11%) MPLS
6 13 (28.89%) Firewall
7 12 (26.67%) DNS
8 9 (20.00%) Network Security
9 8 (17.78%) DHCP
9 8 (17.78%) SSL
10 7 (15.56%) FTP
10 7 (15.56%) HTTP
10 7 (15.56%) Wireless
11 6 (13.33%) BIG-IP
11 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (13.33%) LDAP
12 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Electronics
4 3 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) REST
1 5 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Network Design
2 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 5 (11.11%) Information Security
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.44%) Presales
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.22%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (2.22%) High Availability
7 1 (2.22%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Tcl
2 3 (6.67%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) CCNP
3 8 (17.78%) CCNA
4 7 (15.56%) CCIE
4 7 (15.56%) JNCIP
5 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 4 (8.89%) HND
6 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.22%) CCSA
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) iptables
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco
2 9 (20.00%) Juniper
3 7 (15.56%) F5
4 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) CA
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
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