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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Rank 48 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.57% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £200 - £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -19.81%

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
371 474 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.37% 96.15% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 268 233
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 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
Basildon - 4 £195 -
Chelmsford - 1 £200 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) Internet
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) VoIP
4 6 (30.00%) NHS
5 5 (25.00%) VLAN
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) CCNA
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) MPLS
6 4 (20.00%) OSPF
6 4 (20.00%) BGP
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.00%) Line Management
7 3 (15.00%) IMAP
7 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (15.00%) IPsec
7 3 (15.00%) LDAP
7 3 (15.00%) SMTP
7 3 (15.00%) FTP
7 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 2 (10.00%) SSL
8 2 (10.00%) WLAN

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) Internet
2 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) VoIP
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
5 4 (20.00%) BGP
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (15.00%) FTP
6 3 (15.00%) IMAP
6 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
6 3 (15.00%) LDAP
6 3 (15.00%) SMTP
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) NHS
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Line Management
2 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNA
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Meraki
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) VMware