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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 148 160 193
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 851 789 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.53% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.61% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 498 333
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £461 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 24
Median hourly rate £36.00 £28.66 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.63% +23.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £48.64 £40.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +36.36%
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
47229 49071 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.85% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31077 31733 28907
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1408 1851 1923
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -9 293 £418 +11.33% 76
South East +19 235 £375 +12.35% 51
South West +32 81 £346 -1.07% 11
Yorkshire +25 70 £351 +0.14% 14
East of England +53 69 £300 -4.38% 16
West Midlands -31 40 £350 +11.11% 16
North West -32 32 £375 +15.38% 17
North East -34 15 £288 -2.21% 2
East Midlands -4 14 £300 +4.17% 2
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1339 (78.63%) Cisco
2 1016 (59.66%) Cisco Certification
3 992 (58.25%) Firewall
4 769 (45.16%) CCNP
5 573 (33.65%) WAN
6 572 (33.59%) LAN
7 508 (29.83%) CheckPoint
8 488 (28.66%) CCNA
9 450 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
10 424 (24.90%) Wireless
11 421 (24.72%) Network Security
12 405 (23.78%) Juniper
13 336 (19.73%) Security Cleared
14 312 (18.32%) BGP
15 309 (18.14%) Data Centre
16 300 (17.62%) VPN
17 297 (17.44%) F5
18 280 (16.44%) SC Cleared
19 273 (16.03%) Cisco Nexus
20 251 (14.74%) OSPF
21 246 (14.45%) VoIP
22 230 (13.51%) MPLS
23 218 (12.80%) TCP/IP
24 212 (12.45%) Network Design
25 205 (12.04%) Palo Alto
26 201 (11.80%) CCIE
27 197 (11.57%) DNS
28 196 (11.51%) ITIL
29 173 (10.16%) Telecoms
30 164 (9.63%) Windows

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 18 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 13 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (0.76%) Skype for Business
3 11 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (0.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.29%) Apache
6 4 (0.23%) Confluence
6 4 (0.23%) SAS
7 3 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.18%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.12%) IIS
9 1 (0.059%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.059%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.059%) nginx
9 1 (0.059%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.059%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 54 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 50 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 34 (2.00%) MS Office
4 9 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.23%) MS Project
7 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.18%) assyst
3 1 (0.059%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.059%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.41%) Office 365
3 4 (0.23%) IaaS
3 4 (0.23%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.18%) GitHub
4 3 (0.18%) PaaS
4 3 (0.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.12%) Heroku
6 1 (0.059%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.059%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.059%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 992 (58.25%) Firewall
2 573 (33.65%) WAN
3 572 (33.59%) LAN
4 450 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
5 424 (24.90%) Wireless
6 421 (24.72%) Network Security
7 312 (18.32%) BGP
8 300 (17.62%) VPN
9 273 (16.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 251 (14.74%) OSPF
11 246 (14.45%) VoIP
12 230 (13.51%) MPLS
13 218 (12.80%) TCP/IP
14 197 (11.57%) DNS
15 145 (8.51%) DHCP
16 138 (8.10%) EIGRP
17 115 (6.75%) VLAN
18 100 (5.87%) IPsec
19 97 (5.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 97 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.29%) MySQL
5 3 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.12%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.059%) DB2
7 1 (0.059%) GIS
7 1 (0.059%) Informix
7 1 (0.059%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.059%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.059%) OLAP
7 1 (0.059%) Redis
7 1 (0.059%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (0.41%) StarTeam
4 5 (0.29%) JIRA
5 2 (0.12%) GitLab
6 1 (0.059%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.059%) Hudson
6 1 (0.059%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.059%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.059%) Subversion
General
1 173 (10.16%) Telecoms
2 156 (9.16%) Finance
3 53 (3.11%) Banking
4 38 (2.23%) Retail
5 18 (1.06%) Legal
6 16 (0.94%) Marketing
7 13 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 13 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.53%) Military
9 8 (0.47%) Electronics
9 8 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.41%) Games
10 7 (0.41%) German Language
10 7 (0.41%) Publishing
11 6 (0.35%) Local Government
12 5 (0.29%) Back Office
12 5 (0.29%) Law
12 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.23%) French Language
14 3 (0.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.29%) 802.1X
2 26 (1.53%) CSS
3 12 (0.70%) Regular Expression
4 7 (0.41%) Middleware
5 6 (0.35%) SOAP
6 5 (0.29%) REST
7 4 (0.23%) OCX
7 4 (0.23%) WAP
7 4 (0.23%) XMPP
8 3 (0.18%) .NET
8 3 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.12%) CGI
9 2 (0.12%) JSON
9 2 (0.12%) XML
9 2 (0.12%) YAML
10 1 (0.059%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.059%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.059%) J2EE
10 1 (0.059%) RESTful
10 1 (0.059%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 309 (18.14%) Data Centre
2 39 (2.29%) Computer Science
3 34 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 21 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 21 (1.23%) PKI
6 19 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 16 (0.94%) NHS
8 16 (0.94%) Public Cloud
9 10 (0.59%) FlexPod
9 10 (0.59%) Hedge funds
10 9 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (0.41%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.41%) User Experience
12 6 (0.35%) BBC
12 6 (0.35%) CMDB
12 6 (0.35%) e-Health
12 6 (0.35%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.29%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 164 (9.63%) Windows
2 115 (6.75%) Linux
3 87 (5.11%) Windows Server
4 56 (3.29%) Unix
5 29 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.64%) Solaris
7 18 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
11 6 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.23%) CentOS
13 4 (0.23%) VMS
13 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.12%) CatOS
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (12.45%) Network Design
2 196 (11.51%) ITIL
3 148 (8.69%) Load Balancing
4 99 (5.81%) Change Management
5 98 (5.75%) Migration
5 98 (5.75%) Network Management
6 97 (5.70%) Network Monitoring
7 61 (3.58%) Project Management
8 59 (3.46%) Change Control
9 56 (3.29%) Network Architecture
10 43 (2.52%) High Availability
11 38 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
12 34 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (2.00%) ITIL V3
12 34 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 30 (1.76%) Incident Management
13 30 (1.76%) Service Management
14 26 (1.53%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (1.53%) Mentoring
15 23 (1.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (1.59%) SQL
2 19 (1.12%) C
3 17 (1.00%) Python
4 16 (0.94%) Perl
5 15 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 14 (0.82%) Shell Script
7 13 (0.76%) Tcl
8 9 (0.53%) VB
9 7 (0.41%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.18%) C#
10 3 (0.18%) Java
10 3 (0.18%) VBScript
11 2 (0.12%) C++
11 2 (0.12%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.12%) PHP
11 2 (0.12%) Ruby
12 1 (0.059%) Korn
12 1 (0.059%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1016 (59.66%) Cisco Certification
2 769 (45.16%) CCNP
3 488 (28.66%) CCNA
4 336 (19.73%) Security Cleared
5 280 (16.44%) SC Cleared
6 201 (11.80%) CCIE
7 95 (5.58%) CCDP
7 95 (5.58%) Degree
8 44 (2.58%) CCSE
9 39 (2.29%) CCDA
9 39 (2.29%) DV Cleared
10 38 (2.23%) JNCIP
11 35 (2.06%) CCSA
12 33 (1.94%) JNCIS
13 30 (1.76%) JNCIA
14 22 (1.29%) Check Point Certification
15 16 (0.94%) CCVP
15 16 (0.94%) JNCIE
16 13 (0.76%) MCSE
16 13 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.99%) SLA
2 18 (1.06%) QA
3 15 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.29%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) GLP
9 1 (0.059%) BS7799
9 1 (0.059%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.059%) MiFID
System Software
1 70 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.35%) ProxySG
4 19 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.12%) vSphere
5 12 (0.70%) vCloud
6 11 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.59%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.47%) Firmware
9 7 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.41%) XenServer
10 6 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.29%) NFS
11 5 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.23%) Docker
13 3 (0.18%) iptables
13 3 (0.18%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 77 (4.52%) FortiGate
2 41 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
3 35 (2.06%) Nagios
4 31 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 24 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 21 (1.23%) Cacti
7 20 (1.17%) OPNET
8 11 (0.65%) OpenView
8 11 (0.65%) SCCM
9 10 (0.59%) TrustSec
10 9 (0.53%) Netcool
10 9 (0.53%) SmokePing
10 9 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.53%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
11 8 (0.47%) Puppet
12 7 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
12 7 (0.41%) SCOM
13 6 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 5 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1339 (78.63%) Cisco
2 508 (29.83%) CheckPoint
3 405 (23.78%) Juniper
4 297 (17.44%) F5
5 205 (12.04%) Palo Alto
6 142 (8.34%) Fortinet
7 122 (7.16%) Microsoft
8 120 (7.05%) SolarWinds
9 110 (6.46%) VMware
10 95 (5.58%) Aruba
11 89 (5.23%) HP
12 79 (4.64%) Citrix
13 75 (4.40%) Blue Coat
14 73 (4.29%) Riverbed
15 39 (2.29%) Nokia
16 33 (1.94%) Remedy
17 31 (1.82%) Intel Security
18 29 (1.70%) NICE Systems
19 28 (1.64%) Extreme Networks
19 28 (1.64%) Meraki
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Networking People
Rate: £275 - £290 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
FT Select
Rate: From £175 to £190 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Volt
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £185 - £215 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Reed Technology
Rate: £210 - £225 per day + NEGOTIABLE
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vesta Consulting
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Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intech 7
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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