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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
UK / England
Rank 145 150 156
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 717 771 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.64% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.72% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 438 452
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 24
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.43 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £43.90 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.79%

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -3 223 £413 +6.45% 51
South East -12 210 £350 +1.44% 37
West Midlands +30 55 £360 -12.30% 11
North West +34 54 £338 -1.81% 10
South West +12 52 £290 -22.66% 12
East of England +3 42 £260 -6.30% 7
Yorkshire -20 29 £375 +24.79% 3
North East +5 25 £348 -0.71% 1
East Midlands +5 21 £300 +14.28% 4
Midlands +3 2 £200 -11.11%
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 1169 (77.78%) Cisco
2 879 (58.48%) Firewall
3 805 (53.56%) Cisco Certification
4 557 (37.06%) CCNP
5 494 (32.87%) LAN
6 449 (29.87%) WAN
7 442 (29.41%) Juniper
8 425 (28.28%) CCNA
9 423 (28.14%) CheckPoint
10 346 (23.02%) Cisco ASA
11 338 (22.49%) Network Security
12 333 (22.16%) Security Cleared
13 316 (21.02%) Wireless
14 313 (20.83%) F5
15 281 (18.70%) Data Centre
16 263 (17.50%) SC Cleared
17 247 (16.43%) Cisco Nexus
18 244 (16.23%) VPN
19 231 (15.37%) MPLS
20 223 (14.84%) OSPF
21 219 (14.57%) BGP
22 209 (13.91%) ITIL
23 205 (13.64%) Network Design
24 196 (13.04%) Palo Alto
25 179 (11.91%) CCIE
26 169 (11.24%) DNS
27 146 (9.71%) Finance
28 143 (9.51%) TCP/IP
28 143 (9.51%) VoIP
29 139 (9.25%) Telecoms

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 17 (1.13%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.53%) Confluence
4 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.33%) IIS
6 4 (0.27%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.20%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.13%) Apache
8 2 (0.13%) SAS
8 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.067%) CMS
9 1 (0.067%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.067%) Hubot
9 1 (0.067%) JBoss
9 1 (0.067%) nginx
9 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.40%) MS Office
3 20 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.067%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.20%) assyst
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.06%) Office 365
4 7 (0.47%) IaaS
5 3 (0.20%) Akamai
5 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.20%) PaaS
5 3 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.067%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 879 (58.48%) Firewall
2 494 (32.87%) LAN
3 449 (29.87%) WAN
4 346 (23.02%) Cisco ASA
5 338 (22.49%) Network Security
6 316 (21.02%) Wireless
7 247 (16.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 244 (16.23%) VPN
9 231 (15.37%) MPLS
10 223 (14.84%) OSPF
11 219 (14.57%) BGP
12 169 (11.24%) DNS
13 143 (9.51%) TCP/IP
13 143 (9.51%) VoIP
14 115 (7.65%) VLAN
15 97 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
16 95 (6.32%) DHCP
17 94 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
18 81 (5.39%) EIGRP
18 81 (5.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database
2 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (0.47%) MySQL
4 6 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.067%) Big Data
5 1 (0.067%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.067%) Informix
5 1 (0.067%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.73%) JIRA
2 11 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.40%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.13%) JMeter
6 2 (0.13%) JUnit
7 1 (0.067%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.067%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.067%) Subversion
7 1 (0.067%) Travis CI
General
1 146 (9.71%) Finance
2 139 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 64 (4.26%) Banking
4 29 (1.93%) Retail
5 14 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 11 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 11 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.47%) Local Government
8 5 (0.33%) Legal
9 4 (0.27%) Advertising
9 4 (0.27%) Electronics
9 4 (0.27%) Marketing
10 3 (0.20%) Law
11 2 (0.13%) Automotive
11 2 (0.13%) Back Office
11 2 (0.13%) Billing
11 2 (0.13%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.13%) French Language
11 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (3.79%) 802.1X
2 11 (0.73%) CSS
3 10 (0.67%) Regular Expression
4 8 (0.53%) Software Packaging
4 8 (0.53%) Web Services
5 4 (0.27%) XMPP
6 2 (0.13%) COM
6 2 (0.13%) RFC 2544
6 2 (0.13%) RFC 2547
6 2 (0.13%) SOAP
6 2 (0.13%) Velocity
7 1 (0.067%) CGI
7 1 (0.067%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.067%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (0.067%) Node.js
7 1 (0.067%) RESTful
7 1 (0.067%) WAP
7 1 (0.067%) XML
7 1 (0.067%) XSLT
7 1 (0.067%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 281 (18.70%) Data Centre
2 49 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 28 (1.86%) Driving Licence
5 24 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 19 (1.26%) NHS
7 19 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (0.67%) CMDB
8 10 (0.67%) PKI
9 8 (0.53%) Wiki
10 7 (0.47%) RSA SecurID
11 6 (0.40%) Clustering
12 5 (0.33%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.27%) Social Media
13 4 (0.27%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.20%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.20%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.20%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 132 (8.78%) Windows
2 88 (5.85%) Linux
3 74 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 39 (2.59%) Unix
4 39 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.47%) SUSE
10 5 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.27%) CentOS
11 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.20%) Solaris
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.13%) AIX
13 2 (0.13%) CatOS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (13.91%) ITIL
2 205 (13.64%) Network Design
3 113 (7.52%) Migration
4 112 (7.45%) Load Balancing
5 100 (6.65%) Network Management
6 78 (5.19%) Service Management
7 71 (4.72%) Change Management
8 62 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
9 59 (3.93%) Project Management
10 48 (3.19%) Network Architecture
11 43 (2.86%) Problem Management
12 38 (2.53%) High Availability
12 38 (2.53%) ITSM
12 38 (2.53%) Kalman Filter
13 36 (2.40%) Incident Management
14 30 (2.00%) Change Control
15 29 (1.93%) Mentoring
16 28 (1.86%) Information Security
16 28 (1.86%) Service Delivery
17 27 (1.80%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 25 (1.66%) SQL
2 17 (1.13%) C
3 14 (0.93%) Python
4 12 (0.80%) Perl
4 12 (0.80%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (0.33%) Java
6 3 (0.20%) PHP
6 3 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.13%) C#
7 2 (0.13%) C++
7 2 (0.13%) VB
7 2 (0.13%) VBScript
8 1 (0.067%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.067%) Go
8 1 (0.067%) Korn
8 1 (0.067%) Prolog
8 1 (0.067%) Ruby
8 1 (0.067%) VB6
8 1 (0.067%) VC++
Qualifications
1 805 (53.56%) Cisco Certification
2 557 (37.06%) CCNP
3 425 (28.28%) CCNA
4 333 (22.16%) Security Cleared
5 263 (17.50%) SC Cleared
6 179 (11.91%) CCIE
7 86 (5.72%) CCDP
8 75 (4.99%) CCSE
8 75 (4.99%) JNCIA
9 70 (4.66%) CCSA
10 67 (4.46%) Degree
11 49 (3.26%) DV Cleared
12 36 (2.40%) CCDA
12 36 (2.40%) CCSP
12 36 (2.40%) JNCIE
13 32 (2.13%) CCIP
14 30 (2.00%) JNCIS
15 29 (1.93%) JNCIP
16 24 (1.60%) CISSP
16 24 (1.60%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.99%) SLA
2 37 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.80%) QA
4 12 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.60%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.067%) BS7799
6 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.067%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.067%) GPG13
System Software
1 57 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.26%) ProxySG
6 18 (1.20%) vSphere
7 14 (0.93%) Firmware
8 10 (0.67%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.53%) vCloud
10 6 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.27%) BIND 9
11 4 (0.27%) KVM
12 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.13%) NFS
12 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.13%) Xen
12 2 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 95 (6.32%) FortiGate
2 39 (2.59%) Cisco Prime
3 31 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
5 13 (0.86%) Nagios
5 13 (0.86%) Puppet
6 12 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
7 10 (0.67%) Forum Sentry
8 9 (0.60%) OpenView
8 9 (0.60%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.53%) Cacti
10 7 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (0.47%) Stealthwatch
11 6 (0.40%) OPNET
11 6 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
12 4 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (0.27%) Foglight
12 4 (0.27%) WSUS
13 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1169 (77.78%) Cisco
2 442 (29.41%) Juniper
3 423 (28.14%) CheckPoint
4 313 (20.83%) F5
5 196 (13.04%) Palo Alto
6 130 (8.65%) VMware
7 126 (8.38%) HP
8 116 (7.72%) Fortinet
9 109 (7.25%) Blue Coat
10 92 (6.12%) Aruba
10 92 (6.12%) Riverbed
11 86 (5.72%) Citrix
12 83 (5.52%) SolarWinds
13 78 (5.19%) Microsoft
14 42 (2.79%) Brocade
15 38 (2.53%) Dell
16 31 (2.06%) Nokia
17 29 (1.93%) Meraki
18 27 (1.80%) Remedy
19 26 (1.73%) Avaya
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450.00 - £451.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450.00 - £451.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £100 - £120 per day + Van & Laptop
Posted: 21 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £100 - £120 per day + Van & Laptop
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 24 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 27 days ago