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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 139 187 202
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 792 551 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.57% 1.11% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.20% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 317 192
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 38
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.44 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.93% -3.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £16.73 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £18.03 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -34.43%
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
46694 45811 39760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.46% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28900 28592 23317
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1863 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +29 293 £338 - 70
South East +21 208 £315 -3.07% 47
West Midlands +24 59 £325 -7.14% 11
Yorkshire +39 55 £293 +17.00% 17
East of England +28 55 £325 +16.59% 12
North West -14 42 £275 +15.78% 11
South West +3 33 £295 -15.71% 21
East Midlands +18 27 £400 - 9
North East +5 12 £347 -
Midlands +3 1 £275 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1245 (81.91%) Cisco
2 872 (57.37%) Cisco Certification
3 853 (56.12%) Firewall
4 645 (42.43%) CCNP
5 537 (35.33%) WAN
6 527 (34.67%) LAN
7 456 (30.00%) Juniper
8 437 (28.75%) CheckPoint
9 431 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
10 410 (26.97%) CCNA
11 368 (24.21%) F5
12 360 (23.68%) Network Security
13 359 (23.62%) BGP
14 336 (22.11%) VPN
15 328 (21.58%) MPLS
15 328 (21.58%) OSPF
16 268 (17.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 262 (17.24%) Wireless
18 253 (16.64%) TCP/IP
19 228 (15.00%) Security Cleared
20 205 (13.49%) Windows
21 195 (12.83%) Finance
22 190 (12.50%) DNS
23 188 (12.37%) Load Balancing
24 186 (12.24%) Network Design
25 182 (11.97%) EIGRP
26 175 (11.51%) VoIP
27 173 (11.38%) ITIL
28 154 (10.13%) VMware
29 153 (10.07%) Telecoms

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 24 (1.58%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.12%) IIS
3 14 (0.92%) Apache
4 10 (0.66%) Lync
5 9 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.39%) CMS
7 6 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.26%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.066%) Moodle
Applications
1 53 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.70%) MS Office
3 30 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.066%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.066%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 853 (56.12%) Firewall
2 537 (35.33%) WAN
3 527 (34.67%) LAN
4 431 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
5 360 (23.68%) Network Security
6 359 (23.62%) BGP
7 336 (22.11%) VPN
8 328 (21.58%) MPLS
8 328 (21.58%) OSPF
9 268 (17.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 262 (17.24%) Wireless
11 253 (16.64%) TCP/IP
12 190 (12.50%) DNS
13 182 (11.97%) EIGRP
14 175 (11.51%) VoIP
15 145 (9.54%) VLAN
16 118 (7.76%) DHCP
17 110 (7.24%) Cisco IOS
18 104 (6.84%) IPsec
19 103 (6.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.46%) MySQL
3 5 (0.33%) DB2
3 5 (0.33%) MS Access
4 4 (0.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.066%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.066%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.066%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.26%) JIRA
3 2 (0.13%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.066%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.066%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.066%) Ant
General
1 195 (12.83%) Finance
2 153 (10.07%) Telecoms
3 77 (5.07%) Banking
4 35 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.18%) Games
6 15 (0.99%) Retail
7 12 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 12 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 10 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.66%) Local Government
9 6 (0.39%) Back Office
9 6 (0.39%) Law
10 3 (0.20%) Advertising
11 2 (0.13%) Legal
11 2 (0.13%) Electronics
11 2 (0.13%) German Language
11 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.13%) Marketing
12 1 (0.066%) Billing
12 1 (0.066%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (0.92%) CSS
2 7 (0.46%) WAP
2 7 (0.46%) JSP
3 6 (0.39%) XML
3 6 (0.39%) JSON
4 5 (0.33%) Regular Expression
4 5 (0.33%) XMPP
5 4 (0.26%) HTML
5 4 (0.26%) Web Services
6 3 (0.20%) REST
6 3 (0.20%) SOAP
7 2 (0.13%) Ajax
7 2 (0.13%) RESTful
8 1 (0.066%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.066%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.066%) Laravel
8 1 (0.066%) HTML5
8 1 (0.066%) CGI
8 1 (0.066%) LAMP
8 1 (0.066%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
3 23 (1.51%) PKI
4 22 (1.45%) Clustering
5 15 (0.99%) NHS
6 12 (0.79%) Online Games
6 12 (0.79%) Cryptography
7 11 (0.72%) IVR
7 11 (0.72%) Blackberry
8 10 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.53%) Statistics
9 8 (0.53%) SecurID
10 7 (0.46%) Open Source
10 7 (0.46%) e-Health
10 7 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.39%) Handset
12 5 (0.33%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.26%) CESG
13 4 (0.26%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.20%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 205 (13.49%) Windows
2 101 (6.64%) Linux
3 55 (3.62%) UNIX
4 50 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.92%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.79%) CentOS
10 10 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.59%) Windows 2000
12 8 (0.53%) Solaris
13 6 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.33%) AIX
14 5 (0.33%) SUSE
15 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.20%) Android
17 2 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (12.37%) Load Balancing
2 186 (12.24%) Network Design
3 173 (11.38%) ITIL
4 99 (6.51%) Network Management
5 80 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 78 (5.13%) Migration
7 64 (4.21%) Service Delivery
8 56 (3.68%) Low Latency
9 54 (3.55%) Service Management
10 49 (3.22%) Incident Management
11 48 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
12 40 (2.63%) E-Commerce
12 40 (2.63%) Change Management
13 31 (2.04%) Mentoring
14 29 (1.91%) Network Architecture
14 29 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
15 27 (1.78%) Capacity Planning
16 26 (1.71%) Validation
17 24 (1.58%) Information Security
17 24 (1.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (1.38%) Perl
1 21 (1.38%) SQL
2 17 (1.12%) Python
3 13 (0.86%) C
3 13 (0.86%) Lisp
4 9 (0.59%) PHP
5 6 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.33%) Java
7 4 (0.26%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.066%) Lua
9 1 (0.066%) C++
9 1 (0.066%) VB
9 1 (0.066%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.066%) Tcl
9 1 (0.066%) JCL
Qualifications
1 872 (57.37%) Cisco Certification
2 645 (42.43%) CCNP
3 410 (26.97%) CCNA
4 228 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 152 (10.00%) CCIE
6 150 (9.87%) SC Cleared
7 74 (4.87%) Degree
8 55 (3.62%) CCDP
9 43 (2.83%) DV Cleared
10 40 (2.63%) CCIP
11 37 (2.43%) CCSE
12 35 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 28 (1.84%) CISSP
14 27 (1.78%) CCSA
15 23 (1.51%) JNCIS
16 22 (1.45%) JNCIA
17 19 (1.25%) CCSP
18 16 (1.05%) JNCIP
19 15 (0.99%) MCSA
20 14 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.01%) SLA
2 23 (1.51%) QA
3 20 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.18%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 66 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.50%) vSphere
4 23 (1.51%) Firmware
5 22 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.38%) ProxySG
7 18 (1.18%) vCloud
8 16 (1.05%) XenServer
9 15 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.99%) Snort
10 6 (0.39%) XenApp
11 5 (0.33%) FreeRADIUS
11 5 (0.33%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.26%) NFS
12 4 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.20%) Xen
14 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 49 (3.22%) FortiGate
2 43 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 27 (1.78%) CiscoWorks
4 19 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
5 17 (1.12%) RANCID
5 17 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
5 17 (1.12%) OPNET
6 16 (1.05%) OpenView
7 13 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
8 10 (0.66%) Netcool
9 9 (0.59%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.59%) WhatsUp Gold
9 9 (0.59%) SCCM
10 8 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.39%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
12 4 (0.26%) Nagios
12 4 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1245 (81.91%) Cisco
2 456 (30.00%) Juniper
3 437 (28.75%) CheckPoint
4 368 (24.21%) F5
5 154 (10.13%) VMware
6 139 (9.14%) Blue Coat
7 138 (9.08%) SolarWinds
8 129 (8.49%) HP
9 122 (8.03%) Microsoft
10 104 (6.84%) Citrix
11 72 (4.74%) Fortinet
12 65 (4.28%) McAfee
13 59 (3.88%) Infoblox
14 54 (3.55%) Aruba
15 38 (2.50%) Riverbed
16 31 (2.04%) Avaya
17 27 (1.78%) Nortel
17 27 (1.78%) Nokia
18 25 (1.64%) IBM
18 25 (1.64%) TippingPoint
London
Volt
Rate: £260.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £100 to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £370 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £49.19 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £160 - £170 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago