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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 142 191 198
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 718 464 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.04% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.12% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 241 211
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 35
Average hourly rate £20.25 £27.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.41 £17.70 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -14.51%
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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 +102 329 £365 -2.66% 105
South East +12 155 £350 +5.90% 45
South West +1 64 £313 -3.84% 26
Yorkshire +5 49 £285 +3.63% 23
North West +23 40 £313 -5.30% 21
West Midlands -15 32 £266 -10.63% 12
East of England -6 19 £249 -12.71% 13
East Midlands +22 14 £313 +30.20% 4
North East -4 9 £415 -
Midlands +6 3 - -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1191 (80.80%) Cisco
2 829 (56.24%) Firewall
3 814 (55.22%) Cisco Certification
4 587 (39.82%) CCNP
5 500 (33.92%) WAN
6 492 (33.38%) LAN
7 439 (29.78%) CheckPoint
8 395 (26.80%) CCNA
9 376 (25.51%) Juniper
10 371 (25.17%) BGP
11 344 (23.34%) Cisco ASA
12 331 (22.46%) F5
13 316 (21.44%) OSPF
13 316 (21.44%) VPN
14 299 (20.28%) Network Security
15 283 (19.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 266 (18.05%) MPLS
17 230 (15.60%) Wireless
18 224 (15.20%) TCP/IP
19 202 (13.70%) Security Cleared
20 193 (13.09%) Finance
21 190 (12.89%) Load Balancing
22 183 (12.42%) Windows
23 181 (12.28%) CCIE
24 177 (12.01%) ITIL
25 173 (11.74%) EIGRP
26 171 (11.60%) Network Design
27 170 (11.53%) DNS
28 153 (10.38%) Telecoms
29 152 (10.31%) VMware

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 20 (1.36%) IIS
3 17 (1.15%) Apache
4 7 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (0.41%) IBM Notes
5 6 (0.41%) Lync
5 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.20%) CMS
8 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.068%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.068%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 55 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.63%) MS Office
4 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.068%) IaaS
3 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.068%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 829 (56.24%) Firewall
2 500 (33.92%) WAN
3 492 (33.38%) LAN
4 371 (25.17%) BGP
5 344 (23.34%) Cisco ASA
6 316 (21.44%) OSPF
6 316 (21.44%) VPN
7 299 (20.28%) Network Security
8 283 (19.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 266 (18.05%) MPLS
10 230 (15.60%) Wireless
11 224 (15.20%) TCP/IP
12 173 (11.74%) EIGRP
13 170 (11.53%) DNS
14 144 (9.77%) VLAN
15 143 (9.70%) VoIP
16 116 (7.87%) DHCP
17 107 (7.26%) Cisco IOS
18 98 (6.65%) IPsec
19 92 (6.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.61%) DB2
3 6 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.068%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.068%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.068%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.068%) MySQL
6 1 (0.068%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.068%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.20%) JIRA
3 2 (0.14%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.068%) Ant
4 1 (0.068%) MSI
General
1 193 (13.09%) Finance
2 153 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 90 (6.11%) Banking
4 36 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 15 (1.02%) Games
7 14 (0.95%) Retail
8 11 (0.75%) Local Government
9 8 (0.54%) Back Office
10 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.34%) Legal
11 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.27%) German Language
12 4 (0.27%) Law
12 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.20%) Military
13 3 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.20%) Korean Language
14 2 (0.14%) Advertising
15 1 (0.068%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.29%) CSS
2 13 (0.88%) WAP
3 12 (0.81%) JSP
4 9 (0.61%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.20%) HTML
5 3 (0.20%) JSON
6 2 (0.14%) Ajax
6 2 (0.14%) HTML5
7 1 (0.068%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.068%) Laravel
7 1 (0.068%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.068%) RESTful
7 1 (0.068%) CGI
7 1 (0.068%) Flash
7 1 (0.068%) Web Services
7 1 (0.068%) Middleware
7 1 (0.068%) LAMP
7 1 (0.068%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 40 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (1.29%) Computer Science
4 16 (1.09%) Cryptography
5 14 (0.95%) PKI
5 14 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 14 (0.95%) NHS
6 12 (0.81%) Online Games
6 12 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 10 (0.68%) Statistics
7 10 (0.68%) Clustering
8 9 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 9 (0.61%) Open Source
8 9 (0.61%) SecurID
9 8 (0.54%) e-Health
9 8 (0.54%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.41%) Replication
10 6 (0.41%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.41%) User Experience
11 5 (0.34%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 183 (12.42%) Windows
2 84 (5.70%) Linux
3 53 (3.60%) UNIX
4 51 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 11 (0.75%) Solaris
10 10 (0.68%) SUSE
10 10 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.61%) CentOS
11 9 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.61%) AIX
12 7 (0.47%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.20%) VMS
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.068%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (12.89%) Load Balancing
2 177 (12.01%) ITIL
3 171 (11.60%) Network Design
4 120 (8.14%) Network Management
5 77 (5.22%) Migration
6 68 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
7 58 (3.93%) Low Latency
8 51 (3.46%) Service Delivery
9 49 (3.32%) Service Management
10 48 (3.26%) Change Management
11 47 (3.19%) Network Architecture
12 45 (3.05%) Incident Management
13 40 (2.71%) Kalman Filter
14 37 (2.51%) E-Commerce
15 32 (2.17%) Change Control
16 31 (2.10%) Project Management
17 28 (1.90%) Mentoring
18 26 (1.76%) Root Cause Analysis
18 26 (1.76%) Capacity Planning
19 23 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (1.22%) SQL
1 18 (1.22%) Python
2 17 (1.15%) Perl
3 13 (0.88%) C
4 9 (0.61%) Lisp
5 7 (0.47%) Java
6 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.20%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.20%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.14%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.068%) C#
9 1 (0.068%) C++
9 1 (0.068%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.068%) VBScript
9 1 (0.068%) VB
9 1 (0.068%) VBA
9 1 (0.068%) PHP
9 1 (0.068%) JCL
Qualifications
1 814 (55.22%) Cisco Certification
2 587 (39.82%) CCNP
3 395 (26.80%) CCNA
4 202 (13.70%) Security Cleared
5 181 (12.28%) CCIE
6 148 (10.04%) SC Cleared
7 60 (4.07%) Degree
8 56 (3.80%) CCSE
9 45 (3.05%) CCDP
10 43 (2.92%) CCSA
10 43 (2.92%) DV Cleared
11 39 (2.65%) CISSP
12 35 (2.37%) CCSP
13 29 (1.97%) CCIP
14 27 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (1.42%) CCVP
16 17 (1.15%) JNCIP
17 14 (0.95%) MCSE
18 13 (0.88%) JNCIS
19 12 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.05%) SLA
2 26 (1.76%) QA
3 25 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.29%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 54 (3.66%) ProxySG
2 50 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 43 (2.92%) vSphere
4 35 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (1.83%) Firmware
6 24 (1.63%) Hyper-V
7 18 (1.22%) Snort
8 17 (1.15%) vCloud
9 10 (0.68%) FreeRADIUS
10 7 (0.47%) XenServer
10 7 (0.47%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.41%) Nmap
11 6 (0.41%) XenApp
12 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.20%) UAG
13 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.20%) Squid
14 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 40 (2.71%) FortiGate
2 23 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
3 21 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (1.36%) CiscoWorks
5 16 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
6 15 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
7 11 (0.75%) OPNET
7 11 (0.75%) Nessus
8 10 (0.68%) OpenView
8 10 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (0.54%) Netcool
9 8 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (0.41%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.34%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.34%) SCCM
12 4 (0.27%) RANCID
13 3 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
14 2 (0.14%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 1191 (80.80%) Cisco
2 439 (29.78%) CheckPoint
3 376 (25.51%) Juniper
4 331 (22.46%) F5
5 152 (10.31%) VMware
6 147 (9.97%) Blue Coat
7 146 (9.91%) HP
8 124 (8.41%) Microsoft
9 103 (6.99%) Citrix
10 72 (4.88%) SolarWinds
11 67 (4.55%) Fortinet
12 51 (3.46%) Riverbed
13 47 (3.19%) McAfee
14 45 (3.05%) Nokia
15 44 (2.99%) Nortel
16 36 (2.44%) Avaya
17 33 (2.24%) Brocade
18 31 (2.10%) BT
19 27 (1.83%) CA
20 26 (1.76%) BMC
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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London
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cornwall
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Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cornwall
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
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Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £225 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Berkshire
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North West
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Rate: £275 - £315 per day
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