The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 151 186 197
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 718 546 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.44% 1.14% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.23% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 310 246
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£340 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 46
Average hourly rate £23.75 £24.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -24.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £17.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £51.75 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -36.76%
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
45952 44401 42082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29584 27581 25036
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1743 1814 2016
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £37.80 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
London +35 305 £350 -5.40% 69
South East -11 145 £331 +1.92% 46
North West +18 65 £305 +35.55% 12
Yorkshire +18 52 £299 -8.07% 13
West Midlands +22 44 £325 -7.14% 22
South West -5 37 £350 +16.66% 14
East of England -13 28 £320 +13.27% 15
East Midlands +5 20 £325 -13.33% 5
North East -16 14 £339 +2.55% 1
Midlands 0 3 £298 -15.00% 1
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Network Engineer in their job title.

1 1222 (79.56%) Cisco
2 859 (55.92%) Cisco Certification
3 836 (54.43%) Firewall
4 624 (40.63%) CCNP
5 547 (35.61%) WAN
6 527 (34.31%) LAN
7 454 (29.56%) Juniper
8 434 (28.26%) CheckPoint
9 417 (27.15%) CCNA
10 411 (26.76%) Cisco ASA
11 377 (24.54%) BGP
11 377 (24.54%) Network Security
12 352 (22.92%) F5
13 335 (21.81%) MPLS
13 335 (21.81%) VPN
14 327 (21.29%) OSPF
15 315 (20.51%) Wireless
16 259 (16.86%) Cisco Nexus
17 250 (16.28%) TCP/IP
18 233 (15.17%) Data Centre
19 223 (14.52%) Security Cleared
20 204 (13.28%) Finance
21 190 (12.37%) DNS
21 190 (12.37%) Windows
22 182 (11.85%) EIGRP
23 181 (11.78%) VoIP
23 181 (11.78%) Network Design
23 181 (11.78%) Load Balancing
24 160 (10.42%) ITIL
25 152 (9.90%) SolarWinds

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (1.24%) MS Exchange
2 12 (0.78%) IIS
3 10 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (0.59%) Apache
5 6 (0.39%) IBM Notes
5 6 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (0.39%) Lync
6 4 (0.26%) CMS
7 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.20%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.20%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.065%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.065%) nginx
9 1 (0.065%) Moodle
Applications
1 41 (2.67%) MS Office
2 39 (2.54%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.065%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.59%) SaaS
3 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.13%) Office 365
6 1 (0.065%) IaaS
6 1 (0.065%) PaaS
6 1 (0.065%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 836 (54.43%) Firewall
2 547 (35.61%) WAN
3 527 (34.31%) LAN
4 411 (26.76%) Cisco ASA
5 377 (24.54%) Network Security
5 377 (24.54%) BGP
6 335 (21.81%) MPLS
6 335 (21.81%) VPN
7 327 (21.29%) OSPF
8 315 (20.51%) Wireless
9 259 (16.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 250 (16.28%) TCP/IP
11 190 (12.37%) DNS
12 182 (11.85%) EIGRP
13 181 (11.78%) VoIP
14 150 (9.77%) VLAN
15 136 (8.85%) Cisco IOS
16 130 (8.46%) DHCP
17 123 (8.01%) IPsec
18 117 (7.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (0.85%) MySQL
2 12 (0.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.33%) MS Access
4 4 (0.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.065%) Redis
6 1 (0.065%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.065%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.065%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.065%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.065%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.26%) JIRA
3 3 (0.20%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.13%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.13%) CANoe
5 1 (0.065%) GCC
5 1 (0.065%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.065%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.065%) MSI
5 1 (0.065%) JMeter
General
1 204 (13.28%) Finance
2 134 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 61 (3.97%) Banking
4 29 (1.89%) Multimedia
5 22 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.17%) Retail
7 10 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.59%) Games
9 8 (0.52%) Local Government
9 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.33%) Advertising
10 5 (0.33%) Automotive
10 5 (0.33%) Law
10 5 (0.33%) Legal
11 4 (0.26%) Publishing
12 3 (0.20%) Back Office
12 3 (0.20%) Electronics
12 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.20%) Marketing
12 3 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.50%) CSS
2 12 (0.78%) XMPP
3 6 (0.39%) Web Services
3 6 (0.39%) XML
4 5 (0.33%) JSP
4 5 (0.33%) LAMP
5 4 (0.26%) SOAP
5 4 (0.26%) JSON
6 3 (0.20%) HTML
6 3 (0.20%) REST
6 3 (0.20%) WAP
7 1 (0.065%) Middleware
7 1 (0.065%) OLE
7 1 (0.065%) VXML
7 1 (0.065%) Ajax
7 1 (0.065%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.065%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 233 (15.17%) Data Centre
2 38 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 26 (1.69%) PKI
5 22 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (1.30%) Clustering
7 15 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 12 (0.78%) IVR
8 12 (0.78%) NHS
9 10 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.65%) Cryptography
9 10 (0.65%) User Experience
10 9 (0.59%) e-Health
11 8 (0.52%) Eurex
12 7 (0.46%) Statistics
13 6 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.33%) Online Games
14 5 (0.33%) Replication
14 5 (0.33%) SecurID
15 4 (0.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 190 (12.37%) Windows
2 96 (6.25%) Linux
3 61 (3.97%) UNIX
4 43 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.72%) Solaris
8 10 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.52%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.33%) CentOS
11 4 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.20%) Android
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.065%) OpenWrt
14 1 (0.065%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (11.78%) Network Design
1 181 (11.78%) Load Balancing
2 160 (10.42%) ITIL
3 110 (7.16%) Network Management
4 85 (5.53%) Network Monitoring
5 70 (4.56%) Migration
6 64 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 47 (3.06%) Service Management
8 43 (2.80%) Incident Management
9 39 (2.54%) Kalman Filter
10 36 (2.34%) Project Management
11 35 (2.28%) Change Management
11 35 (2.28%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (2.21%) Change Control
13 33 (2.15%) Low Latency
14 28 (1.82%) WAN Optimisation
15 26 (1.69%) Mentoring
15 26 (1.69%) DDoS Mitigation
16 23 (1.50%) Information Security
17 22 (1.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (1.37%) Perl
2 20 (1.30%) SQL
3 16 (1.04%) Python
4 13 (0.85%) PHP
5 12 (0.78%) C
6 11 (0.72%) Lisp
7 7 (0.46%) VB
8 5 (0.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.26%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.13%) Java
11 1 (0.065%) C++
11 1 (0.065%) VBScript
11 1 (0.065%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.065%) Tcl
11 1 (0.065%) JCL
11 1 (0.065%) Ruby
11 1 (0.065%) Lua
Qualifications
1 859 (55.92%) Cisco Certification
2 624 (40.63%) CCNP
3 417 (27.15%) CCNA
4 223 (14.52%) Security Cleared
5 149 (9.70%) SC Cleared
6 140 (9.11%) CCIE
7 74 (4.82%) Degree
8 50 (3.26%) CCDP
9 37 (2.41%) CCIP
10 33 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (2.15%) DV Cleared
11 28 (1.82%) CCSE
12 25 (1.63%) CCSA
13 22 (1.43%) JNCIA
14 21 (1.37%) JNCIS
15 16 (1.04%) JNCIP
16 15 (0.98%) MCSE
16 15 (0.98%) MCSA
17 14 (0.91%) CISSP
18 12 (0.78%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.23%) SLA
2 25 (1.63%) QA
3 15 (0.98%) JSP 440
4 10 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.08%) vSphere
4 23 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.17%) XenServer
5 18 (1.17%) vCloud
6 17 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.98%) ProxySG
7 15 (0.98%) Snort
8 7 (0.46%) Firmware
9 6 (0.39%) XenApp
10 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.26%) NFS
12 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.20%) Xen
12 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.13%) pfSense
13 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 65 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 33 (2.15%) FortiGate
3 31 (2.02%) Cisco Prime
4 28 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
5 19 (1.24%) OPNET
5 19 (1.24%) CA Spectrum
6 17 (1.11%) RANCID
7 15 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
8 14 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
9 13 (0.85%) SCCM
10 12 (0.78%) Nagios
10 12 (0.78%) OpenView
11 9 (0.59%) WhatsUp Gold
11 9 (0.59%) AirWatch
12 8 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (0.52%) Netcool
13 7 (0.46%) NetCrunch
14 6 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.39%) Cacti
14 6 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1222 (79.56%) Cisco
2 454 (29.56%) Juniper
3 434 (28.26%) CheckPoint
4 352 (22.92%) F5
5 152 (9.90%) SolarWinds
6 133 (8.66%) Blue Coat
7 126 (8.20%) VMware
8 122 (7.94%) HP
9 93 (6.05%) Microsoft
10 81 (5.27%) Aruba
11 78 (5.08%) Citrix
12 68 (4.43%) Infoblox
13 64 (4.17%) McAfee
14 55 (3.58%) Fortinet
15 40 (2.60%) Riverbed
16 34 (2.21%) Nokia
17 30 (1.95%) Avaya
18 28 (1.82%) Nortel
19 27 (1.76%) Brocade
19 27 (1.76%) TippingPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £270 - £280 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
TEKsystems
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day + Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £125 - £175 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Venn Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago