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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 30 24 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.30% 5.30% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 5.68% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 5
Median daily rate £415 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.34% -28.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.98% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +27.65%
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
602 599 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.86% 93.45% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 308 417
Median daily rate £437 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 56 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £7.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 8 £415 -
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £383 -
Watford -6 2 - -
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 54 (84.38%) Cisco
2 45 (70.31%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (65.63%) Firewall
4 39 (60.94%) Juniper
5 35 (54.69%) CheckPoint
6 33 (51.56%) DNS
7 32 (50.00%) CCNA
8 29 (45.31%) LAN
9 26 (40.63%) VPN
10 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
10 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
11 18 (28.13%) CCNP
12 15 (23.44%) WAN
12 15 (23.44%) F5
13 14 (21.88%) Network Security
13 14 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (18.75%) DHCP
15 11 (17.19%) MPLS
16 10 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 10 (15.63%) Blue Coat
17 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
18 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
18 8 (12.50%) BIG-IP
19 7 (10.94%) Local Government
19 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
19 7 (10.94%) OSPF
19 7 (10.94%) BGP
20 6 (9.38%) Linux
20 6 (9.38%) Banking

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 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 42 (65.63%) Firewall
2 33 (51.56%) DNS
3 29 (45.31%) LAN
4 26 (40.63%) VPN
5 15 (23.44%) WAN
6 14 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (21.88%) Network Security
7 12 (18.75%) DHCP
7 12 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (17.19%) MPLS
9 10 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (12.50%) BIG-IP
10 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 7 (10.94%) BGP
11 7 (10.94%) OSPF
12 5 (7.81%) Wireless
13 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (6.25%) IPsec
13 4 (6.25%) WLAN
14 3 (4.69%) Broadband
General
1 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.94%) Local Government
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (9.38%) Network Design
3 5 (7.81%) ITIL
4 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.69%) Network Management
5 3 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.13%) Change Management
6 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Server Hardening
7 1 (1.56%) Fault Management
7 1 (1.56%) High Availability
7 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.56%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.56%) Presales
7 1 (1.56%) Service Design
7 1 (1.56%) Service Management
7 1 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (70.31%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (50.00%) CCNA
3 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
3 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
4 18 (28.13%) CCNP
5 5 (7.81%) CCIE
6 2 (3.13%) CCSA
7 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCDP
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.56%) MCTS
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Firmware
1 3 (4.69%) iptables
2 2 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 54 (84.38%) Cisco
2 39 (60.94%) Juniper
3 35 (54.69%) CheckPoint
4 15 (23.44%) F5
5 10 (15.63%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.13%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.13%) Remedy
8 1 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.56%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Huawei
8 1 (1.56%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.56%) NetApp
8 1 (1.56%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.56%) Riverbed