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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 138 222 188
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 789 431 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.56% 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.98% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 233 233
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 14 41
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 £18.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -30.17%
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
46377 43815 42054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.76% 92.62% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29997 26942 24224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1904 1934 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +143 373 £353 +0.71% 96
South East +22 154 £325 +4.83% 41
South West -14 58 £263 -18.60% 22
West Midlands -6 48 £300 +1.69% 16
Yorkshire +6 41 £305 +1.66% 17
North West +5 39 £300 -25.00% 17
East of England -7 33 £256 +2.50% 12
East Midlands +15 18 £313 +19.04% 2
North East -16 15 £365 - 1
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1183 (78.97%) Cisco
2 834 (55.67%) Firewall
3 795 (53.07%) Cisco Certification
4 566 (37.78%) CCNP
5 512 (34.18%) LAN
6 509 (33.98%) WAN
7 452 (30.17%) CheckPoint
8 404 (26.97%) CCNA
9 371 (24.77%) Juniper
10 352 (23.50%) BGP
11 350 (23.36%) Cisco ASA
12 328 (21.90%) Network Security
13 321 (21.43%) F5
14 297 (19.83%) OSPF
15 292 (19.49%) VPN
16 289 (19.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 235 (15.69%) Wireless
18 216 (14.42%) Security Cleared
19 211 (14.09%) MPLS
19 211 (14.09%) TCP/IP
20 195 (13.02%) Load Balancing
21 193 (12.88%) Network Design
22 192 (12.82%) Windows
23 182 (12.15%) ITIL
24 179 (11.95%) HP
25 175 (11.68%) DNS
26 174 (11.62%) Finance
27 166 (11.08%) SC Cleared
28 161 (10.75%) CCIE
29 157 (10.48%) Telecoms

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (1.47%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.13%) IIS
3 12 (0.80%) Apache
4 7 (0.47%) Lync
4 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.33%) CMS
7 4 (0.27%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.067%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.067%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.067%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.067%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 66 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 31 (2.07%) MS Office
4 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.13%) Summit
3 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.13%) SaaS
1 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.067%) IaaS
2 1 (0.067%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 834 (55.67%) Firewall
2 512 (34.18%) LAN
3 509 (33.98%) WAN
4 352 (23.50%) BGP
5 350 (23.36%) Cisco ASA
6 328 (21.90%) Network Security
7 297 (19.83%) OSPF
8 292 (19.49%) VPN
9 289 (19.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 235 (15.69%) Wireless
11 211 (14.09%) MPLS
11 211 (14.09%) TCP/IP
12 175 (11.68%) DNS
13 155 (10.35%) EIGRP
13 155 (10.35%) VLAN
14 135 (9.01%) VoIP
15 114 (7.61%) Cisco IOS
16 110 (7.34%) DHCP
17 104 (6.94%) IPsec
18 91 (6.07%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.67%) DB2
3 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.20%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.067%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.067%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.067%) MySQL
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.067%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.067%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.067%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.20%) JIRA
3 2 (0.13%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.067%) Selenium
4 1 (0.067%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.067%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.067%) Ant
4 1 (0.067%) JUnit
4 1 (0.067%) MSI
4 1 (0.067%) Trac
4 1 (0.067%) Redmine
General
1 174 (11.62%) Finance
2 157 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 75 (5.01%) Banking
4 21 (1.40%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 18 (1.20%) Retail
6 14 (0.93%) Games
7 8 (0.53%) Local Government
8 6 (0.40%) Back Office
9 5 (0.33%) German Language
9 5 (0.33%) Legal
9 5 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.27%) Advertising
10 4 (0.27%) Military
10 4 (0.27%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.20%) Law
12 2 (0.13%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.067%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.54%) CSS
2 14 (0.93%) JSP
3 12 (0.80%) WAP
4 10 (0.67%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.20%) JSON
5 3 (0.20%) HTML
6 2 (0.13%) HTML5
6 2 (0.13%) .NET
6 2 (0.13%) Ajax
7 1 (0.067%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.067%) LAMP
7 1 (0.067%) Web Services
7 1 (0.067%) Flash
7 1 (0.067%) CGI
7 1 (0.067%) Middleware
7 1 (0.067%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.067%) Laravel
7 1 (0.067%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.067%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (1.20%) Computer Science
2 18 (1.20%) PKI
3 17 (1.13%) Cryptography
4 16 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 14 (0.93%) Statistics
6 12 (0.80%) NHS
6 12 (0.80%) Online Games
7 11 (0.73%) Clustering
7 11 (0.73%) Visualisation
8 8 (0.53%) Open Source
8 8 (0.53%) Blackberry
8 8 (0.53%) SecurID
9 7 (0.47%) e-Health
9 7 (0.47%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.47%) User Experience
9 7 (0.47%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.40%) Handset
11 5 (0.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 192 (12.82%) Windows
2 81 (5.41%) Linux
3 65 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (3.87%) UNIX
5 46 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.54%) Windows XP
7 23 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.00%) Solaris
9 11 (0.73%) SUSE
10 10 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.67%) AIX
11 9 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.53%) CentOS
12 8 (0.53%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.20%) VMS
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (13.02%) Load Balancing
2 193 (12.88%) Network Design
3 182 (12.15%) ITIL
4 134 (8.95%) Network Management
5 88 (5.87%) Migration
6 76 (5.07%) Network Monitoring
7 57 (3.81%) Change Management
8 56 (3.74%) Service Management
9 55 (3.67%) Network Architecture
10 53 (3.54%) Service Delivery
11 47 (3.14%) Incident Management
11 47 (3.14%) Change Control
12 37 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
13 33 (2.20%) Mentoring
14 31 (2.07%) Project Management
14 31 (2.07%) Low Latency
15 28 (1.87%) Root Cause Analysis
15 28 (1.87%) E-Commerce
16 27 (1.80%) Time Management
16 27 (1.80%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (1.60%) SQL
2 17 (1.13%) Perl
3 15 (1.00%) Python
4 10 (0.67%) C
5 9 (0.60%) Lisp
6 7 (0.47%) Java
7 5 (0.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.27%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.13%) Tcl
10 2 (0.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.13%) PHP
10 2 (0.13%) VBA
10 2 (0.13%) Ruby
11 1 (0.067%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.067%) VBScript
11 1 (0.067%) VB
11 1 (0.067%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.067%) C#
Qualifications
1 795 (53.07%) Cisco Certification
2 566 (37.78%) CCNP
3 404 (26.97%) CCNA
4 216 (14.42%) Security Cleared
5 166 (11.08%) SC Cleared
6 161 (10.75%) CCIE
7 62 (4.14%) CCSE
8 61 (4.07%) Degree
9 54 (3.60%) CCSA
10 48 (3.20%) CCDP
11 43 (2.87%) DV Cleared
12 42 (2.80%) CISSP
13 36 (2.40%) CCSP
14 25 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (1.47%) JNCIP
16 19 (1.27%) CCVP
17 18 (1.20%) CCIP
18 17 (1.13%) JNCIE
19 16 (1.07%) MCSE
20 13 (0.87%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.60%) SLA
2 29 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.87%) QA
4 22 (1.47%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) COBIT
7 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.067%) HIPAA
System Software
1 68 (4.54%) Active Directory
2 57 (3.81%) ProxySG
3 48 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (2.94%) vSphere
5 42 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (2.14%) Hyper-V
7 24 (1.60%) Firmware
7 24 (1.60%) Snort
8 11 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
9 7 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.47%) Nmap
10 5 (0.33%) XenApp
11 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.20%) Squid
12 3 (0.20%) XenServer
12 3 (0.20%) UAG
13 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.13%) vCloud
13 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (2.74%) FortiGate
2 21 (1.40%) CiscoWorks
2 21 (1.40%) CA Spectrum
3 19 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
3 19 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
4 17 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (0.87%) OpenView
6 12 (0.80%) OPNET
6 12 (0.80%) Nessus
7 10 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (0.60%) Netcool
9 7 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.33%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.27%) SCCM
13 3 (0.20%) HP NNM
13 3 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
13 3 (0.20%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.20%) RANCID
Vendors
1 1183 (78.97%) Cisco
2 452 (30.17%) CheckPoint
3 371 (24.77%) Juniper
4 321 (21.43%) F5
5 179 (11.95%) HP
6 140 (9.35%) VMware
7 135 (9.01%) Blue Coat
8 114 (7.61%) Microsoft
9 98 (6.54%) Citrix
10 67 (4.47%) SolarWinds
11 60 (4.01%) Fortinet
12 51 (3.40%) Riverbed
13 47 (3.14%) McAfee
14 46 (3.07%) Nortel
14 46 (3.07%) Nokia
15 39 (2.60%) Avaya
16 38 (2.54%) BT
17 33 (2.20%) TippingPoint
18 32 (2.14%) Brocade
19 30 (2.00%) BMC
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