The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent 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 24 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 13 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.94% 2.77% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 2.82% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 12
Median daily rate £203 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £355 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £22.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+58.88% -3.22%
Network Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
262 284 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 99.62% 98.27% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 171 181
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £16.50 £33.30
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 Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Kent region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Kent region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent 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
Maidstone - 2 £300 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 14 (73.68%) Wireless
4 12 (63.16%) LAN
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (42.11%) Network Security
6 8 (42.11%) Change Management
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) Juniper
8 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
9 4 (21.05%) HP
10 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
10 3 (15.79%) VoIP
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
11 2 (10.53%) NETGEAR
11 2 (10.53%) Aruba
11 2 (10.53%) CCNA
11 2 (10.53%) BT
11 2 (10.53%) 3Com
11 2 (10.53%) WLAN
11 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
12 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
12 1 (5.26%) Windows

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) Wireless
3 12 (63.16%) LAN
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (42.11%) Network Security
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) WLAN
9 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
9 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
2 5 (26.32%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) 3Com
4 2 (10.53%) Aruba
4 2 (10.53%) BT
4 2 (10.53%) NETGEAR
4 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Nortel
5 1 (5.26%) VMware