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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 142 193 200
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 794 531 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.11% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.19% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 330 192
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£325 £336 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 9 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £23.00 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -9.09%
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
46284 44438 38725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.57% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29150 27994 22829
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1807 1851 1995
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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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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 +55 327 £350 - 65
South East +11 176 £303 -6.92% 52
West Midlands +31 63 £340 -15.00% 18
North West +8 56 £303 +23.46% 14
East of England +12 48 £331 +20.45% 8
Yorkshire +19 47 £293 -19.86% 7
South West -2 28 £303 -13.57% 11
East Midlands +8 27 £369 -7.81% 4
North East +1 15 £347 - 2
Midlands -3 1 £275 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 1199 (80.96%) Cisco
2 829 (55.98%) Firewall
3 822 (55.50%) Cisco Certification
4 597 (40.31%) CCNP
5 507 (34.23%) WAN
6 496 (33.49%) LAN
7 453 (30.59%) Juniper
8 427 (28.83%) CheckPoint
9 405 (27.35%) Cisco ASA
10 393 (26.54%) CCNA
11 369 (24.92%) F5
12 362 (24.44%) BGP
13 355 (23.97%) Network Security
14 329 (22.21%) VPN
15 327 (22.08%) MPLS
16 318 (21.47%) OSPF
17 262 (17.69%) Wireless
18 246 (16.61%) Cisco Nexus
19 240 (16.21%) TCP/IP
20 223 (15.06%) Data Centre
21 217 (14.65%) Finance
22 216 (14.58%) Security Cleared
23 191 (12.90%) Windows
24 187 (12.63%) EIGRP
25 182 (12.29%) DNS
25 182 (12.29%) Load Balancing
26 176 (11.88%) Network Design
27 159 (10.74%) ITIL
28 158 (10.67%) VoIP
29 145 (9.79%) CCIE

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 11 (0.74%) IIS
3 10 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (0.61%) Apache
5 7 (0.47%) Lync
6 6 (0.41%) IBM Notes
6 6 (0.41%) CMS
7 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.20%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.068%) Moodle
10 1 (0.068%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.068%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 43 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.50%) MS Office
3 29 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.068%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 829 (55.98%) Firewall
2 507 (34.23%) WAN
3 496 (33.49%) LAN
4 405 (27.35%) Cisco ASA
5 362 (24.44%) BGP
6 355 (23.97%) Network Security
7 329 (22.21%) VPN
8 327 (22.08%) MPLS
9 318 (21.47%) OSPF
10 262 (17.69%) Wireless
11 246 (16.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 240 (16.21%) TCP/IP
13 187 (12.63%) EIGRP
14 182 (12.29%) DNS
15 158 (10.67%) VoIP
16 132 (8.91%) VLAN
17 113 (7.63%) Internet
18 112 (7.56%) DHCP
18 112 (7.56%) Cisco IOS
19 109 (7.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (0.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.74%) MySQL
3 5 (0.34%) MS Access
4 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.14%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.068%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.068%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.068%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.068%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.27%) JIRA
3 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.14%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.068%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle Forms
General
1 217 (14.65%) Finance
2 133 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 77 (5.20%) Banking
4 35 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 24 (1.62%) Multimedia
6 17 (1.15%) Retail
7 14 (0.95%) Games
8 13 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.68%) Local Government
10 9 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.34%) Back Office
11 5 (0.34%) Law
12 4 (0.27%) Advertising
12 4 (0.27%) Publishing
13 3 (0.20%) German Language
13 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.14%) Marketing
14 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.14%) Legal
14 2 (0.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.15%) CSS
2 6 (0.41%) XML
2 6 (0.41%) XMPP
3 5 (0.34%) JSON
3 5 (0.34%) JSP
3 5 (0.34%) Web Services
4 4 (0.27%) WAP
5 3 (0.20%) HTML
5 3 (0.20%) SOAP
5 3 (0.20%) REST
6 2 (0.14%) LAMP
6 2 (0.14%) Ajax
7 1 (0.068%) RESTful
7 1 (0.068%) Middleware
7 1 (0.068%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 223 (15.06%) Data Centre
2 36 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 28 (1.89%) PKI
5 21 (1.42%) Clustering
5 21 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (0.88%) NHS
6 13 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 12 (0.81%) Cryptography
8 11 (0.74%) IVR
9 8 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.54%) Online Games
9 8 (0.54%) User Experience
10 6 (0.41%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.41%) e-Health
10 6 (0.41%) SecurID
11 5 (0.34%) Statistics
11 5 (0.34%) Eurex
11 5 (0.34%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 191 (12.90%) Windows
2 93 (6.28%) Linux
3 55 (3.71%) UNIX
4 44 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.74%) Windows 2000
8 10 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 10 (0.68%) CentOS
9 8 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.54%) Solaris
10 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.20%) Android
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.068%) zOS
14 1 (0.068%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (12.29%) Load Balancing
2 176 (11.88%) Network Design
3 159 (10.74%) ITIL
4 108 (7.29%) Network Management
5 81 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
6 65 (4.39%) Migration
7 61 (4.12%) Service Delivery
8 55 (3.71%) Low Latency
9 48 (3.24%) Service Management
10 47 (3.17%) Incident Management
11 38 (2.57%) Kalman Filter
12 35 (2.36%) Change Management
12 35 (2.36%) E-Commerce
13 30 (2.03%) Project Management
14 28 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
15 26 (1.76%) Network Architecture
15 26 (1.76%) Mentoring
16 25 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
17 24 (1.62%) Information Security
18 23 (1.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (1.62%) Perl
2 20 (1.35%) Python
3 16 (1.08%) SQL
4 13 (0.88%) C
4 13 (0.88%) Lisp
5 12 (0.81%) PHP
6 6 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.34%) Java
7 5 (0.34%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.34%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.068%) Ruby
9 1 (0.068%) Lua
9 1 (0.068%) JCL
9 1 (0.068%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.068%) Tcl
9 1 (0.068%) C++
9 1 (0.068%) VB
Qualifications
1 822 (55.50%) Cisco Certification
2 597 (40.31%) CCNP
3 393 (26.54%) CCNA
4 216 (14.58%) Security Cleared
5 145 (9.79%) CCIE
6 138 (9.32%) SC Cleared
7 76 (5.13%) Degree
8 51 (3.44%) CCDP
9 37 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 35 (2.36%) CCIP
11 30 (2.03%) CCSE
12 28 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (1.49%) JNCIS
14 21 (1.42%) CCSA
14 21 (1.42%) JNCIA
15 20 (1.35%) CISSP
16 18 (1.22%) JNCIP
17 15 (1.01%) CCSP
18 14 (0.95%) MCSA
19 11 (0.74%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.05%) SLA
2 24 (1.62%) QA
3 16 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.01%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.23%) vSphere
4 21 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.28%) XenServer
6 18 (1.22%) ProxySG
6 18 (1.22%) vCloud
7 16 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.01%) Snort
8 15 (1.01%) Firmware
9 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.34%) XenApp
10 4 (0.27%) NFS
11 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.20%) Xen
12 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.068%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.068%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 49 (3.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 47 (3.17%) FortiGate
3 28 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
4 20 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (1.22%) OPNET
6 17 (1.15%) RANCID
7 16 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
8 14 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
9 13 (0.88%) OpenView
10 11 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (0.68%) SCCM
12 9 (0.61%) Nagios
12 9 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
12 9 (0.61%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.54%) Netcool
14 7 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
15 6 (0.41%) Cacti
16 5 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
17 4 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
17 4 (0.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1199 (80.96%) Cisco
2 453 (30.59%) Juniper
3 427 (28.83%) CheckPoint
4 369 (24.92%) F5
5 144 (9.72%) SolarWinds
6 142 (9.59%) Blue Coat
7 133 (8.98%) VMware
8 118 (7.97%) HP
9 98 (6.62%) Microsoft
10 93 (6.28%) Citrix
11 67 (4.52%) Fortinet
11 67 (4.52%) Infoblox
12 65 (4.39%) Aruba
13 61 (4.12%) McAfee
14 34 (2.30%) Riverbed
15 28 (1.89%) TippingPoint
16 27 (1.82%) Nokia
16 27 (1.82%) Avaya
17 25 (1.69%) BMC
18 24 (1.62%) Remedy
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