The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 41 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.39% 0.62% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 0.64% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Median daily rate £250 £315 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +90.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+58.88% -6.25%
Network Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
430 622 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.07% 96.28% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 364 226
Median daily rate £324 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 71 56
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -17.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Essex region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Essex region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Basildon - 5 £250 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Essex region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) LAN
3 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) WLAN
4 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (30.00%) Internet
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) NHS
6 5 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Samsung
7 3 (15.00%) Tandberg
7 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.00%) CCDA
7 3 (15.00%) MS Project
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) Automotive
7 3 (15.00%) Legal
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
1 6 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) WLAN
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) Internet
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) Extranet
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (5.00%) Network Security
8 1 (5.00%) PBX
8 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Automotive
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) NHS
3 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Case Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) CCDA
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) CCA
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) GSEC
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 3 (15.00%) Samsung
3 3 (15.00%) Tandberg
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) BEA
5 1 (5.00%) BT
5 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.00%) Infor
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) webMethods