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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 165 158 168
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 781 826 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.57% 1.59% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.67% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 516 404
Median daily rate £360 £347 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 33
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -18.69%
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -19 258 £425 +6.25% 54
South East +5 206 £350 +4.86% 46
East of England +35 76 £320 +11.30% 10
Yorkshire +2 67 £350 +7.69% 9
West Midlands -17 54 £388 +29.16% 10
South West +8 48 £325 -7.14% 11
North West +14 38 £375 +15.38% 15
East Midlands -14 18 £294 +6.72% 10
North East -33 7 £325 -
Midlands -8 2 £375 - 1
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1301 (78.00%) Cisco
2 1022 (61.27%) Cisco Certification
3 983 (58.93%) Firewall
4 763 (45.74%) CCNP
5 551 (33.03%) LAN
6 523 (31.35%) WAN
7 521 (31.24%) CheckPoint
8 517 (31.00%) CCNA
9 436 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
10 431 (25.84%) Juniper
11 408 (24.46%) Network Security
12 365 (21.88%) Wireless
13 312 (18.71%) Data Centre
14 309 (18.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 304 (18.23%) Security Cleared
16 292 (17.51%) BGP
17 291 (17.45%) F5
18 281 (16.85%) VPN
19 251 (15.05%) OSPF
20 246 (14.75%) SC Cleared
21 215 (12.89%) TCP/IP
22 211 (12.65%) CCIE
23 210 (12.59%) Network Design
24 208 (12.47%) Palo Alto
25 204 (12.23%) DNS
26 193 (11.57%) MPLS
27 192 (11.51%) VoIP
28 187 (11.21%) ITIL
29 185 (11.09%) Windows
30 148 (8.87%) Microsoft

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 23 (1.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (0.96%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.36%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.30%) IIS
5 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.24%) Apache
6 4 (0.24%) Confluence
7 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.18%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.12%) SAS
9 1 (0.060%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.060%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.060%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.060%) nginx
9 1 (0.060%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.060%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.060%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.060%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 46 (2.76%) MS Office
4 10 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) MS Project
7 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.24%) assyst
2 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.060%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.78%) Office 365
2 12 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.18%) IaaS
3 3 (0.18%) PaaS
4 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.12%) Heroku
4 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.060%) GitHub
5 1 (0.060%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.060%) Trello
5 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 983 (58.93%) Firewall
2 551 (33.03%) LAN
3 523 (31.35%) WAN
4 436 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
5 408 (24.46%) Network Security
6 365 (21.88%) Wireless
7 309 (18.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 292 (17.51%) BGP
9 281 (16.85%) VPN
10 251 (15.05%) OSPF
11 215 (12.89%) TCP/IP
12 204 (12.23%) DNS
13 193 (11.57%) MPLS
14 192 (11.51%) VoIP
15 139 (8.33%) DHCP
16 121 (7.25%) EIGRP
17 118 (7.07%) VLAN
18 98 (5.88%) WLAN
19 95 (5.70%) Cisco IOS
20 93 (5.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.54%) MySQL
3 3 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.12%) GIS
4 2 (0.12%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.060%) Big Data
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.060%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.060%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.060%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.48%) JIRA
3 5 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (0.30%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.060%) Ant
5 1 (0.060%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.060%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.060%) Gradle
5 1 (0.060%) Hudson
5 1 (0.060%) Maven
5 1 (0.060%) Psake
5 1 (0.060%) Selenium
5 1 (0.060%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.060%) Subversion
5 1 (0.060%) TeamCity
General
1 146 (8.75%) Finance
2 138 (8.27%) Telecoms
3 56 (3.36%) Banking
4 33 (1.98%) Retail
5 17 (1.02%) Legal
6 16 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 14 (0.84%) Marketing
8 12 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.60%) Local Government
10 7 (0.42%) German Language
10 7 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.36%) Electronics
12 5 (0.30%) Billing
12 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.24%) Advertising
13 4 (0.24%) Back Office
13 4 (0.24%) Military
14 3 (0.18%) Automotive
14 3 (0.18%) Law
14 3 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.84%) 802.1X
2 27 (1.62%) CSS
3 8 (0.48%) Regular Expression
4 6 (0.36%) XMPP
5 4 (0.24%) Middleware
5 4 (0.24%) OCX
5 4 (0.24%) WAP
6 3 (0.18%) REST
6 3 (0.18%) SOAP
6 3 (0.18%) Web Services
7 2 (0.12%) .NET
7 2 (0.12%) RFC 2544
7 2 (0.12%) XML
8 1 (0.060%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.060%) COM
8 1 (0.060%) PlayReady
8 1 (0.060%) RESTful
8 1 (0.060%) RSS
8 1 (0.060%) Widevine
8 1 (0.060%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 312 (18.71%) Data Centre
2 42 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 24 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 24 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.38%) Driving Licence
6 18 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (0.96%) NHS
7 16 (0.96%) PKI
8 14 (0.84%) Hedge funds
8 14 (0.84%) Public Cloud
9 10 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (0.54%) User Experience
11 7 (0.42%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.42%) CMDB
11 7 (0.42%) Cryptography
11 7 (0.42%) EMC VNX
12 6 (0.36%) FlexPod
12 6 (0.36%) Statistics
13 5 (0.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 185 (11.09%) Windows
2 110 (6.59%) Linux
3 105 (6.29%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (1.50%) Unix
6 21 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.36%) Solaris
10 6 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.30%) CentOS
11 5 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.24%) SUSE
13 3 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.18%) VMS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (12.59%) Network Design
2 187 (11.21%) ITIL
3 138 (8.27%) Load Balancing
4 111 (6.65%) Network Management
5 102 (6.12%) Change Management
6 92 (5.52%) Migration
7 90 (5.40%) Network Monitoring
8 66 (3.96%) Change Control
9 61 (3.66%) Network Architecture
10 42 (2.52%) Project Management
11 35 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
12 34 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
13 33 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (1.92%) ITIL V3
14 32 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
15 29 (1.74%) Capacity Planning
16 27 (1.62%) Incident Management
16 27 (1.62%) Service Management
17 26 (1.56%) Problem Management
18 24 (1.44%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (1.80%) SQL
2 15 (0.90%) Python
3 14 (0.84%) C
4 13 (0.78%) Shell Script
5 9 (0.54%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.36%) Perl
6 6 (0.36%) PHP
7 5 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.30%) Java
8 4 (0.24%) Tcl
9 3 (0.18%) C#
10 2 (0.12%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.12%) Ruby
10 2 (0.12%) VB
10 2 (0.12%) VBScript
11 1 (0.060%) C++
11 1 (0.060%) Korn
11 1 (0.060%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1022 (61.27%) Cisco Certification
2 763 (45.74%) CCNP
3 517 (31.00%) CCNA
4 304 (18.23%) Security Cleared
5 246 (14.75%) SC Cleared
6 211 (12.65%) CCIE
7 92 (5.52%) CCDP
8 69 (4.14%) Degree
9 53 (3.18%) CCSA
10 45 (2.70%) CCSE
11 41 (2.46%) DV Cleared
12 37 (2.22%) CCDA
13 32 (1.92%) JNCIP
14 28 (1.68%) JNCIS
15 24 (1.44%) CCVP
16 22 (1.32%) JNCIA
17 21 (1.26%) Check Point Certification
18 17 (1.02%) JNCIE
19 13 (0.78%) CCSP
19 13 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.58%) SLA
2 32 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.02%) QA
5 13 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.36%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.12%) RMADS
9 1 (0.060%) BS7799
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.060%) MiFID
System Software
1 70 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.38%) Hyper-V
3 23 (1.38%) ProxySG
4 17 (1.02%) vSphere
5 14 (0.84%) Firmware
6 10 (0.60%) vCloud
6 10 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.36%) XenServer
8 5 (0.30%) Docker
8 5 (0.30%) NFS
8 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.24%) BIND 9
10 3 (0.18%) iptables
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (4.14%) FortiGate
2 55 (3.30%) Cisco Prime
3 40 (2.40%) Nagios
4 35 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 29 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 26 (1.56%) Cacti
7 22 (1.32%) OPNET
8 17 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
9 15 (0.90%) OpenView
10 12 (0.72%) SCCM
11 11 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
12 10 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (0.60%) SmokePing
13 8 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.48%) TrustSec
14 6 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
14 6 (0.36%) Puppet
14 6 (0.36%) SCOM
15 5 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.30%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1301 (78.00%) Cisco
2 521 (31.24%) CheckPoint
3 431 (25.84%) Juniper
4 291 (17.45%) F5
5 208 (12.47%) Palo Alto
6 148 (8.87%) Microsoft
7 131 (7.85%) Fortinet
8 118 (7.07%) SolarWinds
9 107 (6.41%) VMware
10 97 (5.82%) HP
11 82 (4.92%) Riverbed
12 81 (4.86%) Aruba
13 72 (4.32%) Citrix
14 68 (4.08%) Blue Coat
15 38 (2.28%) Nokia
16 32 (1.92%) Meraki
17 27 (1.62%) TippingPoint
18 26 (1.56%) Brocade
18 26 (1.56%) Intel Security
18 26 (1.56%) Tufin
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