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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Network Engineer
Rank 605 560 575
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +15
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 16 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.077% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.081% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 14
Average daily rate £350 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £278 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £370 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.37% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IP Network Engineer
UK

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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -21 8 £338 +19.46%
London -16 5 £375 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £310 +3.33% 1
East of England - 1 £450 -
IP Network Engineer
UK

IP Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
2 19 (51.35%) Cisco
3 18 (48.65%) WAN
3 18 (48.65%) LAN
3 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (43.24%) Telecoms
4 16 (43.24%) CCNP
5 13 (35.14%) VPN
6 11 (29.73%) MPLS
7 10 (27.03%) DNS
7 10 (27.03%) F5
8 9 (24.32%) HTTP
8 9 (24.32%) OSPF
8 9 (24.32%) BGP
9 8 (21.62%) Firewall
9 8 (21.62%) Wireless
9 8 (21.62%) SSL
9 8 (21.62%) CCIE
9 8 (21.62%) Juniper
9 8 (21.62%) LDAP
9 8 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
10 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (18.92%) REST
10 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP
10 7 (18.92%) Network Design
10 7 (18.92%) SOAP
10 7 (18.92%) FTP
10 7 (18.92%) HTTPS
10 7 (18.92%) DHCP

IP Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
2 18 (48.65%) LAN
2 18 (48.65%) WAN
3 13 (35.14%) VPN
4 11 (29.73%) MPLS
5 10 (27.03%) DNS
6 9 (24.32%) BGP
6 9 (24.32%) HTTP
6 9 (24.32%) OSPF
7 8 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (21.62%) Firewall
7 8 (21.62%) LDAP
7 8 (21.62%) SSL
7 8 (21.62%) Wireless
8 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP
8 7 (18.92%) DHCP
8 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (18.92%) FTP
8 7 (18.92%) HTTPS
8 7 (18.92%) ICMP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (43.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) REST
1 7 (18.92%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Algorithms
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.92%) Network Design
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
4 5 (13.51%) Information Security
4 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.70%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Tcl
2 5 (13.51%) C
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (43.24%) CCNP
3 8 (21.62%) CCIE
4 6 (16.22%) CCNA
4 6 (16.22%) Degree
5 5 (13.51%) HND
5 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.81%) JNCIP
7 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
9 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.70%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) F5
3 8 (21.62%) Juniper
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) SAP
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) Brocade
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) Huawei
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) VMware