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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 36 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.32% 2.26% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.40% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 5
Median daily rate £300 £298 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 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
571 542 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.69% 94.26% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 274 303
Median daily rate £438 £390 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £40.00
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 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 21 February 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 21 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
Stevenage +3 8 £300 -6.25%
Welwyn Garden City -7 3 £450 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +3 2 £350 -26.31%
Watford +3 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (73.47%) Cisco
2 29 (59.18%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (59.18%) Firewall
3 27 (55.10%) Juniper
3 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
4 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
5 22 (44.90%) CheckPoint
5 22 (44.90%) LAN
6 20 (40.82%) DNS
7 18 (36.73%) F5
8 16 (32.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 16 (32.65%) Blue Coat
9 15 (30.61%) CCNA
10 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (26.53%) Network Security
11 13 (26.53%) WAN
12 11 (22.45%) VPN
12 11 (22.45%) MPLS
13 10 (20.41%) CCNP
13 10 (20.41%) ITIL
13 10 (20.41%) Network Design
13 10 (20.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (18.37%) Wireless
15 8 (16.33%) BIG-IP
15 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
16 7 (14.29%) Remedy
16 7 (14.29%) Banking
17 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
17 6 (12.24%) Broadband
17 6 (12.24%) 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 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) Firewall
2 22 (44.90%) LAN
3 20 (40.82%) DNS
4 16 (32.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (26.53%) Network Security
6 13 (26.53%) WAN
7 11 (22.45%) MPLS
7 11 (22.45%) VPN
8 10 (20.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (18.37%) Wireless
10 8 (16.33%) BIG-IP
10 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.24%) Broadband
11 6 (12.24%) ISDN
12 5 (10.20%) DHCP
13 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (6.12%) OSPF
13 3 (6.12%) WLAN
14 2 (4.08%) BGP
General
1 7 (14.29%) Banking
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.24%) Wiki
2 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
1 10 (20.41%) Network Design
2 6 (12.24%) Network Management
2 6 (12.24%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.16%) Fault Management
4 4 (8.16%) Service Design
5 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.04%) Change Control
6 1 (2.04%) ITSM
6 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Presales
6 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.04%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 29 (59.18%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
3 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
4 15 (30.61%) CCNA
5 10 (20.41%) CCNP
6 5 (10.20%) CCIE
7 2 (4.08%) CCSA
7 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Cisco
2 27 (55.10%) Juniper
3 22 (44.90%) CheckPoint
4 18 (36.73%) F5
5 16 (32.65%) Blue Coat
6 7 (14.29%) Remedy
7 4 (8.16%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.04%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.04%) Huawei
8 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.04%) Meraki
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.04%) Riverbed