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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 147 138 193
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 849 826 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.67% 1.63% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.72% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 473 337
Median daily rate £351 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £33.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £19.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.33 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +98.41%
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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
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 median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median 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 £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -33 277 £388 +17.42% 59
South East +12 260 £350 +11.11% 47
West Midlands +2 73 £375 +15.38% 18
South West +24 61 £375 +27.11% 13
North West +6 52 £298 +8.18% 13
East of England -4 44 £313 -3.84% 13
Yorkshire -15 43 £350 +19.65% 20
North East -26 19 £350 +0.72% 5
East Midlands -3 14 £288 -28.12% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 1262 (78.97%) Cisco
2 908 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
3 884 (55.32%) Firewall
4 664 (41.55%) CCNP
5 570 (35.67%) LAN
6 545 (34.11%) WAN
7 443 (27.72%) CCNA
8 420 (26.28%) Wireless
9 417 (26.10%) Cisco ASA
10 402 (25.16%) CheckPoint
11 378 (23.65%) Juniper
12 362 (22.65%) Network Security
13 303 (18.96%) F5
14 298 (18.65%) Security Cleared
15 280 (17.52%) VPN
16 270 (16.90%) BGP
17 261 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
18 249 (15.58%) MPLS
19 239 (14.96%) SC Cleared
20 237 (14.83%) Data Centre
21 223 (13.95%) ITIL
22 221 (13.83%) OSPF
23 220 (13.77%) TCP/IP
24 216 (13.52%) VoIP
25 191 (11.95%) DNS
26 183 (11.45%) Telecoms
27 170 (10.64%) CCIE
28 164 (10.26%) Network Design
29 160 (10.01%) Finance
30 157 (9.82%) Load Balancing

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 14 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.44%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (0.31%) CMS
6 3 (0.19%) Apache
6 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.19%) IIS
6 3 (0.19%) SAS
6 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.063%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.063%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.063%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.063%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.063%) nginx
7 1 (0.063%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.063%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.063%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.063%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 41 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 25 (1.56%) MS Office
4 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.063%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) assyst
4 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.25%) IaaS
4 3 (0.19%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.19%) Office 365
4 3 (0.19%) SaaS
5 2 (0.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.063%) PaaS
6 1 (0.063%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.063%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 884 (55.32%) Firewall
2 570 (35.67%) LAN
3 545 (34.11%) WAN
4 420 (26.28%) Wireless
5 417 (26.10%) Cisco ASA
6 362 (22.65%) Network Security
7 280 (17.52%) VPN
8 270 (16.90%) BGP
9 261 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 249 (15.58%) MPLS
11 221 (13.83%) OSPF
12 220 (13.77%) TCP/IP
13 216 (13.52%) VoIP
14 191 (11.95%) DNS
15 157 (9.82%) DHCP
16 143 (8.95%) EIGRP
17 103 (6.45%) VLAN
18 94 (5.88%) IPsec
19 92 (5.76%) SSL
20 88 (5.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.31%) Oracle Database
2 13 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.38%) MySQL
5 6 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.31%) Informix
7 3 (0.19%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.13%) Redis
9 1 (0.063%) Big Data
9 1 (0.063%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.063%) DB2
9 1 (0.063%) OLAP
9 1 (0.063%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.063%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.063%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (0.69%) StarTeam
4 3 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.19%) Subversion
5 2 (0.13%) GitLab
5 2 (0.13%) Hudson
5 2 (0.13%) JIRA
5 2 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.063%) Ant
6 1 (0.063%) JUnit
General
1 183 (11.45%) Telecoms
2 160 (10.01%) Finance
3 33 (2.07%) Banking
4 32 (2.00%) Retail
5 12 (0.75%) Legal
5 12 (0.75%) Marketing
6 11 (0.69%) Law
7 10 (0.63%) Games
7 10 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.50%) Military
9 6 (0.38%) Electronics
9 6 (0.38%) Publishing
10 5 (0.31%) Back Office
10 5 (0.31%) French Language
10 5 (0.31%) German Language
11 4 (0.25%) Advertising
11 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.19%) 802.1X
2 11 (0.69%) SOAP
3 10 (0.63%) CSS
3 10 (0.63%) REST
4 6 (0.38%) WAP
5 5 (0.31%) .NET
5 5 (0.31%) XMPP
6 4 (0.25%) CGI
6 4 (0.25%) JSON
6 4 (0.25%) Middleware
6 4 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.25%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.19%) jQuery
7 3 (0.19%) OCX
7 3 (0.19%) Web Services
7 3 (0.19%) XML
8 2 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.13%) HTML
8 2 (0.13%) YAML
9 1 (0.063%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 237 (14.83%) Data Centre
2 37 (2.32%) Computer Science
3 34 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 25 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 25 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (1.13%) PKI
7 16 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (0.75%) e-Health
9 11 (0.69%) NHS
9 11 (0.69%) Statistics
10 9 (0.56%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.50%) BBC
12 7 (0.44%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.44%) Cryptography
12 7 (0.44%) FlexPod
12 7 (0.44%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.38%) DataPower
13 6 (0.38%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 145 (9.07%) Windows
2 112 (7.01%) Linux
3 79 (4.94%) Unix
4 67 (4.19%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.88%) Solaris
6 28 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.31%) CatOS
12 4 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.25%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.19%) Android
13 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (13.95%) ITIL
2 164 (10.26%) Network Design
3 157 (9.82%) Load Balancing
4 101 (6.32%) Migration
5 98 (6.13%) Change Management
6 88 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
7 76 (4.76%) Network Management
8 67 (4.19%) Project Management
9 51 (3.19%) High Availability
10 43 (2.69%) Change Control
11 42 (2.63%) Network Architecture
12 40 (2.50%) Incident Management
13 38 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
13 38 (2.38%) Service Management
14 31 (1.94%) Problem Management
15 29 (1.81%) Capacity Planning
15 29 (1.81%) Information Security
16 25 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
16 25 (1.56%) Service Delivery
17 24 (1.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (1.88%) Perl
2 27 (1.69%) C
3 22 (1.38%) Python
4 20 (1.25%) SQL
5 18 (1.13%) Tcl
6 13 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 11 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 10 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.50%) VB
10 4 (0.25%) Java
11 3 (0.19%) PHP
11 3 (0.19%) Ruby
12 2 (0.13%) C#
13 1 (0.063%) C++
13 1 (0.063%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.063%) Korn
13 1 (0.063%) Scala
13 1 (0.063%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 908 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
2 664 (41.55%) CCNP
3 443 (27.72%) CCNA
4 298 (18.65%) Security Cleared
5 239 (14.96%) SC Cleared
6 170 (10.64%) CCIE
7 95 (5.94%) Degree
8 71 (4.44%) CCDP
9 49 (3.07%) JNCIP
10 41 (2.57%) CCSE
10 41 (2.57%) DV Cleared
11 37 (2.32%) JNCIS
12 31 (1.94%) CCSA
12 31 (1.94%) JNCIA
13 20 (1.25%) CCDA
14 18 (1.13%) Check Point Certification
15 15 (0.94%) MCSE
15 15 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (0.88%) CCVP
16 14 (0.88%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.82%) SLA
2 20 (1.25%) QA
3 19 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.19%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.19%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.13%) COBIT
7 2 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.13%) GLP
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.063%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.063%) ISO27002
System Software
1 63 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 46 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.06%) ProxySG
4 14 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.75%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.63%) Firmware
6 10 (0.63%) vCloud
6 10 (0.63%) vSphere
7 8 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (0.44%) ISA Server
8 7 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.31%) Snort
10 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.19%) XenServer
11 2 (0.13%) iptables
11 2 (0.13%) XenApp
12 1 (0.063%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.063%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.063%) UAG
12 1 (0.063%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 79 (4.94%) FortiGate
2 36 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
3 26 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 12 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
5 12 (0.75%) Nagios
6 10 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (0.50%) OpenView
8 7 (0.44%) Netcool
8 7 (0.44%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.38%) Cacti
9 6 (0.38%) OPNET
9 6 (0.38%) Puppet
10 5 (0.31%) Sysprep
10 5 (0.31%) TrustSec
10 5 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
11 4 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.25%) Proventia
11 4 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1262 (78.97%) Cisco
2 402 (25.16%) CheckPoint
3 378 (23.65%) Juniper
4 303 (18.96%) F5
5 155 (9.70%) Palo Alto
6 121 (7.57%) Fortinet
7 103 (6.45%) HP
8 100 (6.26%) SolarWinds
9 90 (5.63%) Microsoft
10 88 (5.51%) VMware
11 86 (5.38%) Aruba
12 75 (4.69%) Blue Coat
13 61 (3.82%) Citrix
14 60 (3.75%) Riverbed
15 39 (2.44%) Remedy
16 35 (2.19%) Nokia
17 31 (1.94%) Meraki
18 30 (1.88%) Avaya
19 25 (1.56%) NICE Systems
19 25 (1.56%) Oracle
Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £200 - 260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
TDA Group
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 22 days ago