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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 168 178 159
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 663 579 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.19% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.28% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 321 319
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£338 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 81
Average hourly rate £23.25 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £45.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £35.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-39.86% +37.50%
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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +34 274 £370 +5.71% 96
South East +8 147 £338 +8.00% 47
East of England -5 64 £310 +21.56% 19
West Midlands -14 45 £275 -11.29% 13
South West -20 44 £300 +20.00% 7
North West -9 24 £308 +12.00% 11
Yorkshire -8 22 £325 - 13
East Midlands +4 21 £338 +14.40% 5
North East -17 7 £347 -0.72%
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 853 (71.80%) Cisco
2 605 (50.93%) Firewall
3 574 (48.32%) Cisco Certification
4 420 (35.35%) CCNP
5 378 (31.82%) WAN
6 372 (31.31%) LAN
7 334 (28.11%) CheckPoint
8 315 (26.52%) Juniper
9 284 (23.91%) Network Security
10 276 (23.23%) CCNA
11 242 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
12 235 (19.78%) F5
13 220 (18.52%) VPN
14 203 (17.09%) BGP
15 188 (15.82%) Windows
16 183 (15.40%) Wireless
16 183 (15.40%) Cisco Nexus
17 167 (14.06%) OSPF
18 164 (13.80%) Security Cleared
19 162 (13.64%) MPLS
20 154 (12.96%) TCP/IP
21 148 (12.46%) ITIL
22 141 (11.87%) Finance
23 131 (11.03%) SC Cleared
24 127 (10.69%) HP
25 124 (10.44%) DNS
26 122 (10.27%) Load Balancing
27 121 (10.19%) Network Design
28 114 (9.60%) Cisco IOS
29 112 (9.43%) Microsoft

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (1.26%) IIS
4 11 (0.93%) Apache
5 8 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.67%) Lync
5 8 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.51%) CMS
7 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.084%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.084%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.084%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 55 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.69%) MS Office
3 30 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.67%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Summit
2 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.25%) SaaS
3 2 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 605 (50.93%) Firewall
2 378 (31.82%) WAN
3 372 (31.31%) LAN
4 284 (23.91%) Network Security
5 242 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
6 220 (18.52%) VPN
7 203 (17.09%) BGP
8 183 (15.40%) Wireless
8 183 (15.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 167 (14.06%) OSPF
10 162 (13.64%) MPLS
11 154 (12.96%) TCP/IP
12 124 (10.44%) DNS
13 114 (9.60%) Cisco IOS
14 109 (9.18%) VoIP
15 104 (8.75%) VLAN
16 84 (7.07%) EIGRP
17 75 (6.31%) Cisco PIX
18 73 (6.14%) DHCP
19 69 (5.81%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.34%) MySQL
2 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.25%) DB2
4 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Trac
1 5 (0.42%) Redmine
1 5 (0.42%) JIRA
1 5 (0.42%) Bugzilla
1 5 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.34%) JUnit
2 4 (0.34%) Selenium
2 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.084%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.084%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.084%) Ant
3 1 (0.084%) MSI
General
1 141 (11.87%) Finance
2 108 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 70 (5.89%) Banking
4 23 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 22 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.18%) Retail
7 12 (1.01%) Back Office
8 10 (0.84%) Front Office
9 7 (0.59%) Games
10 5 (0.42%) French Language
10 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.42%) Advertising
10 5 (0.42%) Publishing
11 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.34%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.34%) German Language
12 3 (0.25%) Local Government
12 3 (0.25%) Law
12 3 (0.25%) Legal
13 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.60%) CSS
2 12 (1.01%) .NET
3 8 (0.67%) WAP
4 7 (0.59%) JSP
5 3 (0.25%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.17%) Web Services
7 1 (0.084%) HTML5
7 1 (0.084%) XMPP
7 1 (0.084%) Ajax
7 1 (0.084%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.084%) JSON
7 1 (0.084%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.084%) HTML
7 1 (0.084%) Flash
7 1 (0.084%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 19 (1.60%) Statistics
3 17 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.09%) Firmware
5 12 (1.01%) PKI
6 10 (0.84%) Hedge funds
7 9 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 8 (0.67%) EqualLogic
9 7 (0.59%) Clustering
9 7 (0.59%) NHS
10 5 (0.42%) Online Games
10 5 (0.42%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.34%) Replication
11 4 (0.34%) Open Source
12 3 (0.25%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.25%) CCTV
12 3 (0.25%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.25%) IVR
12 3 (0.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 188 (15.82%) Windows
2 92 (7.74%) Linux
3 60 (5.05%) UNIX
4 58 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.01%) Solaris
10 10 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.42%) AIX
12 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.25%) SUSE
14 2 (0.17%) HPUX
14 2 (0.17%) NetWare
14 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.084%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.084%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (12.46%) ITIL
2 122 (10.27%) Load Balancing
3 121 (10.19%) Network Design
4 98 (8.25%) Network Management
5 71 (5.98%) Migration
6 52 (4.38%) Service Delivery
7 47 (3.96%) Change Control
8 43 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
9 42 (3.54%) Service Management
10 37 (3.11%) Incident Management
11 36 (3.03%) Project Management
12 35 (2.95%) Network Architecture
12 35 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
13 33 (2.78%) Change Management
14 30 (2.53%) Kalman Filter
15 24 (2.02%) Problem Management
15 24 (2.02%) Low Latency
16 23 (1.94%) Time Management
17 21 (1.77%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (1.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (2.53%) SQL
2 26 (2.19%) Perl
3 18 (1.52%) C
4 12 (1.01%) PHP
4 12 (1.01%) Bash Shell
5 11 (0.93%) Java
6 9 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 8 (0.67%) Ruby
8 7 (0.59%) Python
9 5 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.34%) Lisp
11 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.17%) Tcl
11 2 (0.17%) VBA
12 1 (0.084%) sed
12 1 (0.084%) R
12 1 (0.084%) Korn
12 1 (0.084%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.084%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 574 (48.32%) Cisco Certification
2 420 (35.35%) CCNP
3 276 (23.23%) CCNA
4 164 (13.80%) Security Cleared
5 131 (11.03%) SC Cleared
6 92 (7.74%) CCIE
7 49 (4.12%) Degree
8 44 (3.70%) CCSE
9 36 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (2.95%) CCSA
11 33 (2.78%) CISSP
12 32 (2.69%) CCDP
13 24 (2.02%) DV Cleared
14 21 (1.77%) MCSE
15 20 (1.68%) CCSP
16 18 (1.52%) JNCIA
17 16 (1.35%) CCVP
18 15 (1.26%) JNCIS
18 15 (1.26%) JNCIP
19 14 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.21%) SLA
2 17 (1.43%) QA
3 16 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.01%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.084%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.084%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 31 (2.61%) ProxySG
4 27 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (2.02%) vSphere
6 19 (1.60%) Snort
7 6 (0.51%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.42%) Nmap
9 4 (0.34%) UAG
9 4 (0.34%) XenApp
10 3 (0.25%) XenServer
10 3 (0.25%) KVM
10 3 (0.25%) Xen
10 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.084%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 18 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (1.35%) FortiGate
4 12 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
5 10 (0.84%) OPNET
6 9 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
7 8 (0.67%) OpenView
7 8 (0.67%) BladeLogic
8 7 (0.59%) SCCM
9 6 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (0.42%) WSUS
10 5 (0.42%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.34%) Nessus
11 4 (0.34%) HP NNM
12 3 (0.25%) Sysprep
12 3 (0.25%) SCOM
12 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 853 (71.80%) Cisco
2 334 (28.11%) CheckPoint
3 315 (26.52%) Juniper
4 235 (19.78%) F5
5 127 (10.69%) HP
6 112 (9.43%) Microsoft
7 108 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 88 (7.41%) VMware
9 76 (6.40%) Citrix
10 58 (4.88%) McAfee
11 45 (3.79%) Avaya
12 37 (3.11%) Riverbed
13 36 (3.03%) SolarWinds
13 36 (3.03%) Nortel
14 29 (2.44%) Sourcefire
14 29 (2.44%) Fortinet
15 27 (2.27%) Nokia
16 24 (2.02%) Mitel
16 24 (2.02%) Aruba
17 22 (1.85%) BMC
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £280 to £315 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago