The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
UK / England
Rank 135 151 139
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 768 732 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.88% 1.57% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.66% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 433 470
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 43
Median hourly rate £25.25 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.24 £14.80 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +26.31%

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 252 £400 - 61
South East +2 197 £350 - 44
West Midlands +44 61 £350 +16.66% 19
North West +35 55 £338 -11.76% 17
Yorkshire -1 50 £375 +25.00% 4
East of England +3 49 £209 -24.18% 9
South West -5 43 £370 +5.71% 9
North East +11 28 £348 -7.33% 1
East Midlands +9 26 £300 -2.04% 8
Midlands +1 2 £200 -11.11%
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 1194 (76.88%) Cisco
2 911 (58.66%) Firewall
3 847 (54.54%) Cisco Certification
4 572 (36.83%) CCNP
5 518 (33.35%) LAN
6 463 (29.81%) CCNA
7 459 (29.56%) WAN
8 455 (29.30%) CheckPoint
9 436 (28.07%) Juniper
10 364 (23.44%) Cisco ASA
11 355 (22.86%) Network Security
12 301 (19.38%) Security Cleared
13 300 (19.32%) Data Centre
14 298 (19.19%) Wireless
15 286 (18.42%) F5
16 263 (16.93%) Cisco Nexus
17 255 (16.42%) VPN
18 239 (15.39%) SC Cleared
19 216 (13.91%) OSPF
20 212 (13.65%) BGP
21 202 (13.01%) Network Design
22 201 (12.94%) MPLS
23 199 (12.81%) ITIL
24 188 (12.11%) DNS
24 188 (12.11%) Palo Alto
25 183 (11.78%) CCIE
26 159 (10.24%) Windows
27 156 (10.05%) VoIP
28 147 (9.47%) TCP/IP
29 146 (9.40%) Finance

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (1.22%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (0.58%) IIS
4 9 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.26%) Confluence
7 2 (0.13%) Apache
7 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.13%) SAS
7 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.064%) CMS
8 1 (0.064%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.064%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.064%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.064%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.064%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.064%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (2.19%) MS Office
2 29 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.064%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.19%) assyst
3 1 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.16%) Office 365
4 5 (0.32%) IaaS
5 4 (0.26%) Akamai
5 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.13%) G Suite
7 2 (0.13%) SaaS
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.064%) GitHub
8 1 (0.064%) PaaS
8 1 (0.064%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 911 (58.66%) Firewall
2 518 (33.35%) LAN
3 459 (29.56%) WAN
4 364 (23.44%) Cisco ASA
5 355 (22.86%) Network Security
6 298 (19.19%) Wireless
7 263 (16.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 255 (16.42%) VPN
9 216 (13.91%) OSPF
10 212 (13.65%) BGP
11 201 (12.94%) MPLS
12 188 (12.11%) DNS
13 156 (10.05%) VoIP
14 147 (9.47%) TCP/IP
15 117 (7.53%) VLAN
16 106 (6.83%) DHCP
17 95 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
18 93 (5.99%) SSL
19 88 (5.67%) Cisco IOS
20 85 (5.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.77%) MySQL
3 6 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.13%) GIS
7 1 (0.064%) Big Data
7 1 (0.064%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.064%) Informix
7 1 (0.064%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (0.52%) JIRA
4 6 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.32%) StarTeam
6 4 (0.26%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.13%) JMeter
7 2 (0.13%) JUnit
8 1 (0.064%) Ant
8 1 (0.064%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.064%) Gradle
8 1 (0.064%) Hudson
8 1 (0.064%) Maven
8 1 (0.064%) Psake
8 1 (0.064%) Selenium
8 1 (0.064%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.064%) Subversion
8 1 (0.064%) TeamCity
General
1 146 (9.40%) Finance
2 140 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 55 (3.54%) Banking
4 30 (1.93%) Retail
5 16 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 10 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 10 (0.64%) Local Government
7 8 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.45%) Legal
9 6 (0.39%) Advertising
10 3 (0.19%) Billing
10 3 (0.19%) Electronics
10 3 (0.19%) Marketing
11 2 (0.13%) Automotive
11 2 (0.13%) Back Office
11 2 (0.13%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.13%) Law
11 2 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.064%) Front Office
12 1 (0.064%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 12 (0.77%) CSS
3 10 (0.64%) Regular Expression
4 8 (0.52%) Web Services
5 7 (0.45%) XMPP
6 4 (0.26%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.13%) COM
7 2 (0.13%) REST
7 2 (0.13%) RFC 2544
7 2 (0.13%) SOAP
7 2 (0.13%) Velocity
7 2 (0.13%) XML
7 2 (0.13%) XSLT
8 1 (0.064%) .NET
8 1 (0.064%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.064%) HEVC
8 1 (0.064%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.064%) PlayReady
8 1 (0.064%) Widevine
8 1 (0.064%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 300 (19.32%) Data Centre
2 48 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 30 (1.93%) Driving Licence
4 28 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.48%) NHS
7 17 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (0.71%) CMDB
9 8 (0.52%) Statistics
10 7 (0.45%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.45%) RSA SecurID
11 6 (0.39%) Clustering
11 6 (0.39%) Wiki
12 5 (0.32%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.32%) PKI
12 5 (0.32%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (0.32%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.26%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.19%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 159 (10.24%) Windows
2 92 (5.92%) Linux
2 92 (5.92%) Windows Server
3 48 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (2.32%) Unix
5 30 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.52%) SUSE
9 7 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.32%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.26%) CentOS
11 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.13%) AIX
13 2 (0.13%) Android
13 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (13.01%) Network Design
2 199 (12.81%) ITIL
3 119 (7.66%) Load Balancing
4 104 (6.70%) Network Management
5 94 (6.05%) Migration
6 83 (5.34%) Change Management
7 68 (4.38%) Network Monitoring
8 60 (3.86%) Service Management
9 55 (3.54%) Network Architecture
9 55 (3.54%) Project Management
10 42 (2.70%) Problem Management
11 39 (2.51%) Change Control
12 37 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
13 36 (2.32%) High Availability
14 35 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (2.06%) Incident Management
16 29 (1.87%) ITSM
16 29 (1.87%) Service Delivery
17 26 (1.67%) Mentoring
18 25 (1.61%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (1.93%) SQL
2 19 (1.22%) C
3 16 (1.03%) Python
4 14 (0.90%) Perl
5 10 (0.64%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.39%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.39%) PHP
6 6 (0.39%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.32%) Java
8 2 (0.13%) C#
8 2 (0.13%) Ruby
9 1 (0.064%) Korn
9 1 (0.064%) Prolog
9 1 (0.064%) VB
9 1 (0.064%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 847 (54.54%) Cisco Certification
2 572 (36.83%) CCNP
3 463 (29.81%) CCNA
4 301 (19.38%) Security Cleared
5 239 (15.39%) SC Cleared
6 183 (11.78%) CCIE
7 88 (5.67%) CCDP
8 73 (4.70%) CCSA
9 66 (4.25%) CCSE
10 65 (4.19%) JNCIA
11 64 (4.12%) Degree
12 40 (2.58%) DV Cleared
13 38 (2.45%) CCDA
14 34 (2.19%) CCSP
14 34 (2.19%) JNCIE
14 34 (2.19%) JNCIP
15 28 (1.80%) JNCIS
16 26 (1.67%) CCIP
17 23 (1.48%) CCVP
18 21 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.90%) SLA
2 44 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 25 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.77%) QA
6 9 (0.58%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.13%) RMADS
9 1 (0.064%) BS7799
9 1 (0.064%) GPG13
System Software
1 65 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 48 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (1.09%) vSphere
6 16 (1.03%) Firmware
6 16 (1.03%) ProxySG
7 11 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.39%) BIND 9
8 6 (0.39%) vCloud
9 4 (0.26%) KVM
9 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.13%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.13%) NFS
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.13%) Xen
10 2 (0.13%) XenServer
11 1 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 69 (4.44%) FortiGate
2 37 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 31 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
4 23 (1.48%) Cisco UCCX
5 17 (1.09%) Nagios
6 11 (0.71%) Cacti
6 11 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
7 9 (0.58%) OpenView
7 9 (0.58%) OPNET
7 9 (0.58%) Puppet
7 9 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
8 6 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.32%) WSUS
10 4 (0.26%) Foglight
10 4 (0.26%) Nessus
10 4 (0.26%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1194 (76.88%) Cisco
2 455 (29.30%) CheckPoint
3 436 (28.07%) Juniper
4 286 (18.42%) F5
5 188 (12.11%) Palo Alto
6 129 (8.31%) VMware
7 126 (8.11%) HP
8 108 (6.95%) Blue Coat
9 103 (6.63%) Fortinet
9 103 (6.63%) Microsoft
10 83 (5.34%) Aruba
11 82 (5.28%) Citrix
11 82 (5.28%) Riverbed
12 80 (5.15%) SolarWinds
13 41 (2.64%) Brocade
14 38 (2.45%) Dell
15 35 (2.25%) Avaya
16 30 (1.93%) Meraki
17 29 (1.87%) Remedy
18 28 (1.80%) Nokia
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