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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 139 160 192
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 884 778 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.80% 1.53% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.61% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 488 331
Median daily rate £370 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £321
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 18
Median hourly rate £35.10 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.10 £70.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +53.93%
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
46717 48225 45605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30823 30939 28425
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 £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1834 1871
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -12 294 £400 +14.28% 57
South East +28 235 £375 +15.38% 30
South West +41 82 £350 +7.69% 12
West Midlands -9 66 £356 +11.32% 13
Yorkshire +7 55 £350 +17.73% 8
North West -23 55 £325 +8.33% 12
East of England +32 53 £310 -1.58% 12
North East -42 26 £315 -8.28% 1
East Midlands -2 13 £301 +0.16% 4
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1303 (78.73%) Cisco
2 973 (58.79%) Cisco Certification
3 948 (57.28%) Firewall
4 724 (43.75%) CCNP
5 563 (34.02%) WAN
6 555 (33.53%) LAN
7 472 (28.52%) CCNA
8 470 (28.40%) CheckPoint
9 428 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
10 418 (25.26%) Wireless
11 400 (24.17%) Network Security
12 393 (23.75%) Juniper
13 321 (19.40%) Security Cleared
14 319 (19.27%) BGP
15 301 (18.19%) F5
16 294 (17.76%) Data Centre
17 290 (17.52%) VPN
18 274 (16.56%) Cisco Nexus
19 260 (15.71%) SC Cleared
20 255 (15.41%) MPLS
21 254 (15.35%) OSPF
22 242 (14.62%) VoIP
23 218 (13.17%) TCP/IP
23 218 (13.17%) ITIL
24 201 (12.15%) Network Design
25 185 (11.18%) DNS
26 182 (11.00%) Telecoms
27 181 (10.94%) CCIE
28 179 (10.82%) Palo Alto
29 157 (9.49%) DHCP

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 13 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (0.73%) MS Exchange
2 12 (0.73%) Skype for Business
3 8 (0.48%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.30%) Apache
6 4 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.24%) SAS
7 3 (0.18%) Confluence
7 3 (0.18%) IIS
7 3 (0.18%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.060%) CMS
9 1 (0.060%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.060%) nginx
9 1 (0.060%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.060%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 50 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.72%) MS Visio
3 27 (1.63%) MS Office
4 8 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) MS Project
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
1 10 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.12%) assyst
3 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.060%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.36%) Office 365
4 4 (0.24%) IaaS
5 3 (0.18%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) GitHub
6 2 (0.12%) Heroku
6 2 (0.12%) SaaS
7 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.060%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 948 (57.28%) Firewall
2 563 (34.02%) WAN
3 555 (33.53%) LAN
4 428 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
5 418 (25.26%) Wireless
6 400 (24.17%) Network Security
7 319 (19.27%) BGP
8 290 (17.52%) VPN
9 274 (16.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 255 (15.41%) MPLS
11 254 (15.35%) OSPF
12 242 (14.62%) VoIP
13 218 (13.17%) TCP/IP
14 185 (11.18%) DNS
15 157 (9.49%) DHCP
16 140 (8.46%) EIGRP
17 105 (6.34%) VLAN
18 103 (6.22%) IPsec
19 93 (5.62%) Cisco IOS
20 92 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.21%) Oracle Database
3 8 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.36%) MySQL
5 5 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.24%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.18%) Informix
7 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.12%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.060%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.060%) DB2
9 1 (0.060%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.060%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.060%) OLAP
9 1 (0.060%) Redis
9 1 (0.060%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.060%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (0.60%) StarTeam
4 4 (0.24%) JIRA
5 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.12%) GitLab
5 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.12%) Subversion
6 1 (0.060%) Hudson
6 1 (0.060%) JUnit
6 1 (0.060%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 182 (11.00%) Telecoms
2 156 (9.43%) Finance
3 46 (2.78%) Banking
4 42 (2.54%) Retail
5 21 (1.27%) Marketing
6 18 (1.09%) Legal
7 15 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.60%) Electronics
8 10 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.54%) Games
9 9 (0.54%) Law
10 8 (0.48%) Publishing
11 7 (0.42%) Back Office
11 7 (0.42%) German Language
11 7 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.36%) Military
13 5 (0.30%) French Language
13 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.24%) Advertising
15 3 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.08%) 802.1X
2 22 (1.33%) CSS
3 7 (0.42%) SOAP
4 6 (0.36%) REST
5 5 (0.30%) .NET
5 5 (0.30%) Middleware
5 5 (0.30%) WAP
6 4 (0.24%) OCX
6 4 (0.24%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.18%) jQuery
7 3 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.18%) Web Services
8 2 (0.12%) CGI
8 2 (0.12%) JSON
8 2 (0.12%) XML
8 2 (0.12%) XMPP
8 2 (0.12%) YAML
9 1 (0.060%) Guice
9 1 (0.060%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.060%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 294 (17.76%) Data Centre
2 44 (2.66%) Computer Science
3 30 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 24 (1.45%) PKI
6 22 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 20 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 20 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 14 (0.85%) NHS
10 10 (0.60%) FlexPod
11 8 (0.48%) e-Health
11 8 (0.48%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.42%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.42%) BBC
12 7 (0.42%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.42%) User Experience
13 5 (0.30%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.30%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 157 (9.49%) Windows
2 109 (6.59%) Linux
3 86 (5.20%) Windows Server
4 68 (4.11%) Unix
5 32 (1.93%) Solaris
6 28 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
11 6 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.24%) CatOS
13 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.18%) VMS
15 2 (0.12%) CentOS
15 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (13.17%) ITIL
2 201 (12.15%) Network Design
3 154 (9.31%) Load Balancing
4 98 (5.92%) Network Monitoring
5 97 (5.86%) Migration
6 94 (5.68%) Network Management
7 93 (5.62%) Change Management
8 61 (3.69%) Project Management
9 55 (3.32%) Change Control
10 52 (3.14%) Network Architecture
11 47 (2.84%) High Availability
12 35 (2.11%) Incident Management
13 34 (2.05%) Capacity Planning
13 34 (2.05%) Root Cause Analysis
14 32 (1.93%) ITIL V3
15 30 (1.81%) Service Management
16 29 (1.75%) Problem Management
17 28 (1.69%) Mentoring
18 27 (1.63%) Service Delivery
19 25 (1.51%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (1.51%) SQL
2 22 (1.33%) C
2 22 (1.33%) Perl
3 19 (1.15%) Python
4 14 (0.85%) Shell Script
4 14 (0.85%) Tcl
5 13 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 9 (0.54%) VB
7 7 (0.42%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.30%) PHP
9 4 (0.24%) Java
10 3 (0.18%) C#
10 3 (0.18%) Ruby
11 2 (0.12%) C++
11 2 (0.12%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.12%) VBScript
12 1 (0.060%) Korn
12 1 (0.060%) Lisp
12 1 (0.060%) Scala
Qualifications
1 973 (58.79%) Cisco Certification
2 724 (43.75%) CCNP
3 472 (28.52%) CCNA
4 321 (19.40%) Security Cleared
5 260 (15.71%) SC Cleared
6 181 (10.94%) CCIE
7 101 (6.10%) Degree
8 85 (5.14%) CCDP
9 47 (2.84%) JNCIP
10 40 (2.42%) CCSE
10 40 (2.42%) DV Cleared
11 36 (2.18%) JNCIS
12 32 (1.93%) CCDA
13 31 (1.87%) CCSA
14 28 (1.69%) JNCIA
15 22 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
16 19 (1.15%) JNCIE
17 14 (0.85%) MCSE
17 14 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.63%) SLA
2 20 (1.21%) QA
3 12 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.30%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.12%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.12%) GLP
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.060%) BS7799
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.060%) MiFID
System Software
1 56 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.39%) ProxySG
4 20 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.91%) vSphere
6 11 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.54%) vCloud
7 9 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (0.42%) XenServer
9 6 (0.36%) Firmware
9 6 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.24%) Docker
11 4 (0.24%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.24%) NFS
11 4 (0.24%) Snort
11 4 (0.24%) XenApp
12 3 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 79 (4.77%) FortiGate
2 49 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
3 32 (1.93%) Nagios
4 26 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 26 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 20 (1.21%) OPNET
6 16 (0.97%) Cacti
7 13 (0.79%) OpenView
8 10 (0.60%) TrustSec
9 9 (0.54%) Puppet
9 9 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.54%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.42%) Netcool
10 7 (0.42%) SmokePing
11 6 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
11 6 (0.36%) WSUS
12 5 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
12 5 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (0.30%) SCCM
12 5 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1303 (78.73%) Cisco
2 470 (28.40%) CheckPoint
3 393 (23.75%) Juniper
4 301 (18.19%) F5
5 179 (10.82%) Palo Alto
6 137 (8.28%) Fortinet
7 117 (7.07%) SolarWinds
8 108 (6.53%) Microsoft
9 102 (6.16%) VMware
10 87 (5.26%) HP
11 86 (5.20%) Aruba
12 74 (4.47%) Riverbed
13 70 (4.23%) Blue Coat
14 69 (4.17%) Citrix
15 39 (2.36%) Nokia
16 35 (2.11%) Remedy
17 33 (1.99%) Intel Security
18 28 (1.69%) Oracle
19 27 (1.63%) Meraki
19 27 (1.63%) NICE Systems
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus corporate benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ebury
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £22 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
AWD online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago