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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 27 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 31 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.86% 1.41% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.01% 1.54% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 7
Median daily rate £318 £373 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.76% +41.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £371 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £22.64 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £29.35 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+29.49% +33.38%
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 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
619 780 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.02% 91.76% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 402 327
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £187 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 75 56
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
Watford +16 12 £288 -23.33% 1
Hemel Hempstead +5 4 £388 +4.72% 2
Borehamwood - 3 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +8 2 £425 -
Stevenage +7 2 - -
St Albans - 1 £325 - 1
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (80.00%) Cisco
2 31 (56.36%) Firewall
3 29 (52.73%) LAN
4 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (47.27%) Juniper
6 18 (32.73%) Wireless
7 17 (30.91%) VPN
7 17 (30.91%) WAN
8 16 (29.09%) DNS
9 15 (27.27%) CCNA
9 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 14 (25.45%) Network Security
11 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
11 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
11 12 (21.82%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (21.82%) CCNP
12 10 (18.18%) F5
13 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
13 9 (16.36%) Linux
14 8 (14.55%) DHCP
14 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
14 8 (14.55%) BGP
15 7 (12.73%) Network Management
15 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (10.91%) OSPF
16 6 (10.91%) WLAN
16 6 (10.91%) Broadband
16 6 (10.91%) ISDN
16 6 (10.91%) Data Centre

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:

Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Firewall
2 29 (52.73%) LAN
3 18 (32.73%) Wireless
4 17 (30.91%) VPN
4 17 (30.91%) WAN
5 16 (29.09%) DNS
6 14 (25.45%) Network Security
7 12 (21.82%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
9 8 (14.55%) BGP
9 8 (14.55%) DHCP
10 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (10.91%) Broadband
11 6 (10.91%) ISDN
11 6 (10.91%) OSPF
11 6 (10.91%) WLAN
12 5 (9.09%) MPLS
13 4 (7.27%) 3G
13 4 (7.27%) 4G
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Local Government
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) CentOS
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) Network Management
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL
2 5 (9.09%) Network Design
2 5 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (5.45%) Change Management
3 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.64%) Server Hardening
5 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.82%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (1.82%) High Availability
5 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.82%) Migration
5 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.82%) Product Management
5 1 (1.82%) Security Operations
5 1 (1.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.27%) CCNA
3 12 (21.82%) CCNP
3 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) CCIE
6 2 (3.64%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.64%) CWNA
6 2 (3.64%) CWNE
6 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 1 (1.82%) CCDA
7 1 (1.82%) CEH
7 1 (1.82%) CISSP
7 1 (1.82%) RHCE
7 1 (1.82%) SANS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Firmware
1 3 (5.45%) iptables
2 2 (3.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Endace
1 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (80.00%) Cisco
2 26 (47.27%) Juniper
3 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 10 (18.18%) F5
5 5 (9.09%) Aruba
6 4 (7.27%) Fortinet
6 4 (7.27%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.45%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) Huawei
7 3 (5.45%) Meraki
7 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.45%) Splunk
7 3 (5.45%) VMware
8 2 (3.64%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.82%) Brocade
9 1 (1.82%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Flow Communications Uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary
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