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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 39 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 13 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.01% 1.17% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.21% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Median daily rate £250 £420 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £292 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £564 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.64 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+38.64% -19.11%
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
423 497 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.92% 96.50% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 265 233
Median daily rate £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £509 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 71 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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 +10 6 £250 -40.47%
Brentwood +9 1 - -
Rayleigh - 1 £413 -
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 29 September 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 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) LAN
4 10 (50.00%) WAN
5 9 (45.00%) WLAN
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (40.00%) MS Office
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (40.00%) Internet
6 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
7 7 (35.00%) CCNA
8 6 (30.00%) NHS
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
10 3 (15.00%) Tandberg
10 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (15.00%) Samsung
10 3 (15.00%) CCDA
10 3 (15.00%) CCNP
10 3 (15.00%) Dell
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) MS Project
10 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (15.00%) Automotive
10 3 (15.00%) Legal
10 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%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
1 8 (40.00%) 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 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) WLAN
4 8 (40.00%) Internet
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) Extranet
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (5.00%) DHCP
8 1 (5.00%) DNS
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
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) 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%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Case Management
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) 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%) BPSS Clearance
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 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) 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%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) BT
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.00%) Infor
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) SAP