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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 27 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 38 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.53% 2.33% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.72% 2.47% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 5
Median daily rate £320 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £370 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £473 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £21.53 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £22.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+58.88% -3.22%
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
664 770 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.65% 94.36% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 397 421
Median daily rate £388 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 74 57
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +21 20 £300 -20.00%
Hemel Hempstead +1 4 £388 +4.72% 3
St Albans 0 1 £325 -31.57% 1
Stevenage 0 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £375 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 52 (80.00%) Cisco
2 43 (66.15%) Firewall
3 39 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (56.92%) Juniper
5 33 (50.77%) LAN
6 27 (41.54%) CCNA
7 26 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 25 (38.46%) VPN
9 23 (35.38%) DNS
10 19 (29.23%) WAN
11 18 (27.69%) CCNP
12 17 (26.15%) Network Security
13 15 (23.08%) Wireless
14 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
14 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
15 11 (16.92%) F5
16 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
17 9 (13.85%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
17 9 (13.85%) DHCP
18 8 (12.31%) BGP
19 7 (10.77%) Cisco Nexus
19 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
19 7 (10.77%) Linux
19 7 (10.77%) Local Government
20 6 (9.23%) Network Management
20 6 (9.23%) Broadband
20 6 (9.23%) ISDN
20 6 (9.23%) ITIL

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 43 (66.15%) Firewall
2 33 (50.77%) LAN
3 25 (38.46%) VPN
4 23 (35.38%) DNS
5 19 (29.23%) WAN
6 17 (26.15%) Network Security
7 15 (23.08%) Wireless
8 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (13.85%) DHCP
9 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
9 9 (13.85%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (12.31%) BGP
11 7 (10.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (9.23%) Broadband
12 6 (9.23%) ISDN
12 6 (9.23%) OSPF
13 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (7.69%) MPLS
13 5 (7.69%) WLAN
14 4 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Local Government
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.54%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.54%) NHS
2 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) CentOS
3 2 (3.08%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (9.23%) ITIL
2 6 (9.23%) Network Management
3 5 (7.69%) Network Design
3 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.08%) Server Hardening
7 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.54%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.54%) High Availability
7 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.54%) Migration
7 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.54%) Product Management
7 1 (1.54%) Security Operations
7 1 (1.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (41.54%) CCNA
3 18 (27.69%) CCNP
4 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
4 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) CCIE
5 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.08%) CWNA
6 2 (3.08%) CWNE
6 2 (3.08%) Degree
7 1 (1.54%) CCDA
7 1 (1.54%) CCDP
7 1 (1.54%) CCSA
7 1 (1.54%) CEH
7 1 (1.54%) CISSP
7 1 (1.54%) MCITP
7 1 (1.54%) MCTS
7 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Firmware
1 3 (4.62%) iptables
2 2 (3.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.54%) Endace
1 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (80.00%) Cisco
2 37 (56.92%) Juniper
3 26 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (16.92%) F5
5 4 (6.15%) Fortinet
5 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.62%) Aruba
6 3 (4.62%) Blue Coat
6 3 (4.62%) Huawei
6 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.62%) Splunk
7 2 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (3.08%) HP
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.54%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.54%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.54%) Meraki
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) VMware
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