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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 30 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 28 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.16% 1.88% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 2.04% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Median daily rate £400 £345 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +56.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £259 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +91.17%
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
641 686 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.25% 92.33% 91.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 347 304
Median daily rate £400 £381 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 46
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +4 8 £235 -24.35% 1
Welwyn Garden City +9 5 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 4 £400 -14.89% 2
Watford +7 3 £356 -5.00% 2
Borehamwood - 3 - - 2
St Albans -1 1 £325 -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 35 (79.55%) Cisco
2 22 (50.00%) LAN
3 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (43.18%) Wireless
5 18 (40.91%) Firewall
6 15 (34.09%) WAN
7 14 (31.82%) Juniper
7 14 (31.82%) Network Security
8 13 (29.55%) CCNA
9 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (25.00%) F5
11 9 (20.45%) CCNP
12 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 8 (18.18%) VPN
13 7 (15.91%) DNS
13 7 (15.91%) WLAN
13 7 (15.91%) Broadband
13 7 (15.91%) ISDN
13 7 (15.91%) ITIL
13 7 (15.91%) Network Management
13 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (15.91%) Network Design
14 6 (13.64%) Aruba
14 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
15 5 (11.36%) 4G
15 5 (11.36%) 3G
15 5 (11.36%) Linux

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 (50.00%) LAN
2 19 (43.18%) Wireless
3 18 (40.91%) Firewall
4 15 (34.09%) WAN
5 14 (31.82%) Network Security
6 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 8 (18.18%) VPN
8 7 (15.91%) Broadband
8 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (15.91%) DNS
8 7 (15.91%) ISDN
8 7 (15.91%) WLAN
9 5 (11.36%) 3G
9 5 (11.36%) 4G
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (11.36%) LTE
10 4 (9.09%) MPLS
10 4 (9.09%) VLAN
11 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) e-Health
2 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
1 7 (15.91%) Network Design
1 7 (15.91%) Network Management
2 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.55%) Change Control
4 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) Validation
5 1 (2.27%) Change Management
5 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.27%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Product Management
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (29.55%) CCNA
3 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) CCNP
5 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.82%) CCIE
6 3 (6.82%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.82%) JNCIE
6 3 (6.82%) JNCIP
6 3 (6.82%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.55%) CWNA
7 2 (4.55%) CWNE
7 2 (4.55%) Degree
8 1 (2.27%) CCDA
8 1 (2.27%) CEH
8 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.27%) CISSP
8 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.27%) Endace
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) Juniper
3 11 (25.00%) F5
4 6 (13.64%) Aruba
4 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.36%) Meraki
6 4 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 4 (9.09%) VMware
7 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.82%) Huawei
7 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.82%) Splunk
8 2 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
9 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood
Recital Consulting Ltd
Rate: 230-270 Per Day
Posted: 7 days ago