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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 38 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.23% 2.47% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 2.65% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Median daily rate £400 £345 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +92.74%
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
684 680 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.93% 93.15% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 352 360
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 45
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £34.05 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Stevenage +6 7 £235 -24.35% 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 7 £400 -14.89% 3
Welwyn Garden City +6 4 £425 -
St Albans 0 1 £325 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (51.16%) LAN
4 18 (41.86%) Firewall
5 16 (37.21%) CCNA
6 15 (34.88%) Juniper
6 15 (34.88%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (34.88%) Wireless
7 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
7 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
8 12 (27.91%) Network Security
8 12 (27.91%) WAN
9 11 (25.58%) DNS
9 11 (25.58%) CCNP
10 9 (20.93%) F5
10 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (18.60%) WLAN
12 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
12 7 (16.28%) VPN
12 7 (16.28%) Aruba
13 6 (13.95%) Network Management
13 6 (13.95%) LTE
13 6 (13.95%) 4G
13 6 (13.95%) Meraki
13 6 (13.95%) Network Design
13 6 (13.95%) DHCP
13 6 (13.95%) SLA
13 6 (13.95%) ITIL
13 6 (13.95%) Linux
13 6 (13.95%) Broadband

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 22 (51.16%) LAN
2 18 (41.86%) Firewall
3 15 (34.88%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (34.88%) Wireless
4 12 (27.91%) Network Security
4 12 (27.91%) WAN
5 11 (25.58%) DNS
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (18.60%) WLAN
8 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
8 7 (16.28%) VPN
9 6 (13.95%) 3G
9 6 (13.95%) 4G
9 6 (13.95%) Broadband
9 6 (13.95%) DHCP
9 6 (13.95%) ISDN
9 6 (13.95%) LTE
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (6.98%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (6.98%) VLAN
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) e-Health
2 1 (2.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
1 6 (13.95%) Network Design
1 6 (13.95%) Network Management
2 5 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
3 2 (4.65%) Change Control
3 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.65%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (4.65%) Validation
4 1 (2.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.33%) Project Management
4 1 (2.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (2.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (37.21%) CCNA
3 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
4 11 (25.58%) CCNP
5 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.98%) JNCIE
6 3 (6.98%) JNCIP
6 3 (6.98%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.65%) CCIE
7 2 (4.65%) CWNA
7 2 (4.65%) CWNE
7 2 (4.65%) Degree
8 1 (2.33%) CCDA
8 1 (2.33%) CEH
8 1 (2.33%) CISSP
8 1 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.33%) Endace
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) Juniper
3 9 (20.93%) F5
4 7 (16.28%) Aruba
5 6 (13.95%) Meraki
6 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
6 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.63%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
7 3 (6.98%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (6.98%) Forcepoint
7 3 (6.98%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.98%) Remedy
8 2 (4.65%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk
9 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm