The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 49 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.78% 0.66% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.69% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate
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£263 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £251 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £346 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
630 578 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.33% 95.22% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 295 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £122.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +1 4 £190 -20.83% 2
Watford -1 2 £260 -24.36% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) CCNP
4 8 (34.78%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) Network Security
5 7 (30.43%) LAN
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) DNS
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) Wireless
8 4 (17.39%) OSPF
8 4 (17.39%) BGP
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) HP
8 4 (17.39%) Juniper
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) F5
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
9 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 7 (30.43%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) Network Security
4 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) MPLS
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) OSPF
6 4 (17.39%) BGP
7 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
7 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 2 (8.70%) IPsec
8 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
8 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Data Security
2 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Tcl
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCSE
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCSA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Sophos
6 2 (8.70%) Sage
6 2 (8.70%) Infoblox
6 2 (8.70%) Aruba
6 2 (8.70%) Crossbeam
6 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Mitel
7 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.35%) Websense
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
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