The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 32 31 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 24 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.11% 3.61% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 3.86% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 4
Median daily rate £300 £275 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
558 544 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 93.63% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 278 348
Median daily rate £450 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 37
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £7.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Stevenage +2 10 £248 -22.65% 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 4 £450 -
Watford +2 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead -3 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (79.03%) Cisco
2 43 (69.35%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (67.74%) Firewall
4 37 (59.68%) Juniper
5 33 (53.23%) CheckPoint
6 30 (48.39%) DNS
7 27 (43.55%) CCNA
8 26 (41.94%) LAN
9 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
10 24 (38.71%) SC Cleared
11 22 (35.48%) VPN
12 18 (29.03%) F5
13 16 (25.81%) CCNP
14 15 (24.19%) WAN
14 15 (24.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (24.19%) Network Security
15 14 (22.58%) Blue Coat
16 11 (17.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 11 (17.74%) MPLS
17 10 (16.13%) ITIL
17 10 (16.13%) Network Design
18 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
18 9 (14.52%) Wireless
19 8 (12.90%) BIG-IP
20 7 (11.29%) Banking
20 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
20 7 (11.29%) DHCP
21 6 (9.68%) Broadband
21 6 (9.68%) ISDN

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 42 (67.74%) Firewall
2 30 (48.39%) DNS
3 26 (41.94%) LAN
4 22 (35.48%) VPN
5 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (24.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 15 (24.19%) Network Security
5 15 (24.19%) WAN
6 11 (17.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 11 (17.74%) MPLS
7 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
7 9 (14.52%) Wireless
8 8 (12.90%) BIG-IP
9 7 (11.29%) DHCP
10 6 (9.68%) Broadband
10 6 (9.68%) ISDN
11 4 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.45%) OSPF
12 3 (4.84%) BGP
12 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (11.29%) Banking
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Local Government
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.45%) Wiki
2 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) CentOS
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) ITIL
1 10 (16.13%) Network Design
2 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (9.68%) Network Management
2 6 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.84%) Fault Management
4 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.84%) Service Design
5 1 (1.61%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.61%) Change Control
5 1 (1.61%) ITSM
5 1 (1.61%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.61%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.61%) Presales
5 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (69.35%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (43.55%) CCNA
3 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
4 24 (38.71%) SC Cleared
5 16 (25.81%) CCNP
6 5 (8.06%) CCIE
7 2 (3.23%) CCSA
7 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CCDP
8 1 (1.61%) Degree
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Firmware
1 1 (1.61%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 49 (79.03%) Cisco
2 37 (59.68%) Juniper
3 33 (53.23%) CheckPoint
4 18 (29.03%) F5
5 14 (22.58%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.06%) Remedy
7 3 (4.84%) Computacenter
8 2 (3.23%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.61%) HP
9 1 (1.61%) Huawei
9 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.61%) Meraki
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.61%) NetApp
9 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago