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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 141 139 193
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +54
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 846 815 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.65% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.74% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 482 345
Median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +65.00%
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 -41 273 £400 +14.28% 77
South East +12 237 £350 +16.66% 43
West Midlands -4 73 £350 +2.94% 13
South West +32 71 £350 +15.70% 14
East of England +11 52 £305 -6.15% 20
North West -16 52 £310 +7.82% 8
Yorkshire +10 47 £350 +19.65% 24
North East -38 20 £350 +0.72%
East Midlands +2 17 £300 -18.57% 6
Midlands -2 1 - -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 1263 (78.99%) Cisco
2 918 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
3 889 (55.60%) Firewall
4 669 (41.84%) CCNP
5 553 (34.58%) LAN
6 545 (34.08%) WAN
7 451 (28.21%) CCNA
8 420 (26.27%) CheckPoint
9 418 (26.14%) Wireless
10 416 (26.02%) Cisco ASA
11 383 (23.95%) Juniper
12 374 (23.39%) Network Security
13 300 (18.76%) BGP
13 300 (18.76%) Security Cleared
14 298 (18.64%) F5
15 285 (17.82%) VPN
16 267 (16.70%) Cisco Nexus
17 255 (15.95%) MPLS
18 253 (15.82%) Data Centre
19 249 (15.57%) OSPF
20 241 (15.07%) SC Cleared
21 223 (13.95%) VoIP
22 221 (13.82%) ITIL
23 219 (13.70%) TCP/IP
24 191 (11.94%) Telecoms
25 186 (11.63%) DNS
26 175 (10.94%) Network Design
27 169 (10.57%) CCIE
28 164 (10.26%) Palo Alto
29 162 (10.13%) 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 14 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.44%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.25%) CMS
8 3 (0.19%) Apache
8 3 (0.19%) IIS
8 3 (0.19%) SAS
8 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.063%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.063%) Confluence
10 1 (0.063%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.063%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.063%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.063%) Smallworld
10 1 (0.063%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.063%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 51 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 23 (1.44%) MS Office
4 7 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.063%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.25%) IaaS
2 4 (0.25%) Office 365
3 3 (0.19%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.19%) SaaS
4 2 (0.13%) GitHub
5 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.063%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 889 (55.60%) Firewall
2 553 (34.58%) LAN
3 545 (34.08%) WAN
4 418 (26.14%) Wireless
5 416 (26.02%) Cisco ASA
6 374 (23.39%) Network Security
7 300 (18.76%) BGP
8 285 (17.82%) VPN
9 267 (16.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 255 (15.95%) MPLS
11 249 (15.57%) OSPF
12 223 (13.95%) VoIP
13 219 (13.70%) TCP/IP
14 186 (11.63%) DNS
15 156 (9.76%) DHCP
16 141 (8.82%) EIGRP
17 101 (6.32%) IPsec
18 96 (6.00%) VLAN
19 93 (5.82%) Cisco IOS
20 87 (5.44%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.31%) Oracle Database
2 16 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.31%) MySQL
5 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.25%) Informix
7 2 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.063%) Big Data
8 1 (0.063%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.063%) DB2
8 1 (0.063%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.063%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.063%) OLAP
8 1 (0.063%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.063%) Redis
8 1 (0.063%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.063%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (0.69%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.13%) GitLab
4 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.13%) JIRA
4 2 (0.13%) Subversion
5 1 (0.063%) Hudson
5 1 (0.063%) JUnit
5 1 (0.063%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 191 (11.94%) Telecoms
2 162 (10.13%) Finance
3 43 (2.69%) Banking
4 41 (2.56%) Retail
5 16 (1.00%) Legal
5 16 (1.00%) Marketing
6 10 (0.63%) Games
6 10 (0.63%) Law
6 10 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.50%) Military
8 7 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.44%) Publishing
9 6 (0.38%) Back Office
9 6 (0.38%) Electronics
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 52 (3.25%) 802.1X
2 16 (1.00%) CSS
3 9 (0.56%) SOAP
4 8 (0.50%) REST
5 5 (0.31%) .NET
5 5 (0.31%) Middleware
5 5 (0.31%) WAP
6 4 (0.25%) JSON
6 4 (0.25%) OCX
6 4 (0.25%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.25%) XML
7 3 (0.19%) CGI
7 3 (0.19%) jQuery
7 3 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.19%) Web Services
8 2 (0.13%) HTML
8 2 (0.13%) XMPP
8 2 (0.13%) YAML
9 1 (0.063%) Django
9 1 (0.063%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 253 (15.82%) Data Centre
2 44 (2.75%) Computer Science
3 33 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.69%) Driving Licence
6 25 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
7 21 (1.31%) PKI
8 15 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 13 (0.81%) NHS
9 13 (0.81%) Public Cloud
10 12 (0.75%) e-Health
11 9 (0.56%) BBC
11 9 (0.56%) Cryptography
12 8 (0.50%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.44%) FlexPod
13 7 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.38%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.38%) Statistics
15 5 (0.31%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.31%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 156 (9.76%) Windows
2 108 (6.75%) Linux
3 78 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 76 (4.75%) Unix
5 32 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (1.88%) Solaris
7 24 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 16 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.31%) CatOS
13 4 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.13%) AIX
15 2 (0.13%) SUSE
15 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (13.82%) ITIL
2 175 (10.94%) Network Design
3 153 (9.57%) Load Balancing
4 101 (6.32%) Migration
5 97 (6.07%) Network Monitoring
6 92 (5.75%) Change Management
7 86 (5.38%) Network Management
8 61 (3.81%) Project Management
9 56 (3.50%) Change Control
10 49 (3.06%) High Availability
11 45 (2.81%) Network Architecture
12 41 (2.56%) Incident Management
13 37 (2.31%) Root Cause Analysis
14 35 (2.19%) Service Management
15 32 (2.00%) Problem Management
16 29 (1.81%) Information Security
16 29 (1.81%) Kalman Filter
17 27 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
18 26 (1.63%) WAN Optimisation
19 25 (1.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (1.69%) C
1 27 (1.69%) Perl
2 24 (1.50%) SQL
3 20 (1.25%) Python
4 16 (1.00%) Tcl
5 14 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 13 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 9 (0.56%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.56%) VB
8 4 (0.25%) Java
9 3 (0.19%) C#
9 3 (0.19%) PHP
9 3 (0.19%) Ruby
10 2 (0.13%) C++
10 2 (0.13%) VBScript
11 1 (0.063%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.063%) Korn
11 1 (0.063%) Lisp
11 1 (0.063%) Scala
Qualifications
1 918 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
2 669 (41.84%) CCNP
3 451 (28.21%) CCNA
4 300 (18.76%) Security Cleared
5 241 (15.07%) SC Cleared
6 169 (10.57%) CCIE
7 101 (6.32%) Degree
8 75 (4.69%) CCDP
9 53 (3.31%) JNCIP
10 41 (2.56%) CCSE
10 41 (2.56%) DV Cleared
11 40 (2.50%) JNCIS
12 32 (2.00%) CCSA
13 31 (1.94%) JNCIA
14 22 (1.38%) CCDA
15 17 (1.06%) JNCIE
15 17 (1.06%) MCSE
15 17 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (0.94%) Check Point Certification
17 13 (0.81%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.25%) SLA
2 18 (1.13%) QA
3 15 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.31%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.13%) GLP
8 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.063%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.063%) ISO27002
System Software
1 64 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.19%) ProxySG
4 18 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.69%) vSphere
6 9 (0.56%) vCloud
6 9 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (0.38%) Firmware
8 6 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.38%) XenServer
9 5 (0.31%) Snort
10 3 (0.19%) XenApp
11 2 (0.13%) iptables
12 1 (0.063%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.063%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.063%) UAG
Systems Management
1 65 (4.07%) FortiGate
2 54 (3.38%) Cisco Prime
3 25 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 21 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 18 (1.13%) Nagios
6 12 (0.75%) OPNET
7 11 (0.69%) Cacti
7 11 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
8 10 (0.63%) OpenView
9 8 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.50%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.50%) TrustSec
10 7 (0.44%) Netcool
10 7 (0.44%) Puppet
11 6 (0.38%) SCCM
11 6 (0.38%) WSUS
12 5 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
13 4 (0.25%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1263 (78.99%) Cisco
2 420 (26.27%) CheckPoint
3 383 (23.95%) Juniper
4 298 (18.64%) F5
5 164 (10.26%) Palo Alto
6 123 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 113 (7.07%) SolarWinds
8 99 (6.19%) Microsoft
9 97 (6.07%) VMware
10 91 (5.69%) HP
11 86 (5.38%) Aruba
12 78 (4.88%) Blue Coat
13 69 (4.32%) Riverbed
14 60 (3.75%) Citrix
15 38 (2.38%) Nokia
16 37 (2.31%) Remedy
17 30 (1.88%) Meraki
18 27 (1.69%) Avaya
18 27 (1.69%) Intel Security
19 26 (1.63%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Rate: £230 - £270 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £351 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
aap3
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £230 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago