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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 34 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.59% 3.21% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 3.40% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Median daily rate £226 £193 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.53% -45.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £313 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £321
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +53.93%
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
310 265 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.73% 94.64% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 143 148
Median daily rate £425 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.86 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 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
Maidstone +5 1 £203 -42.14%
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 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 Kent region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Aruba
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Juniper
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) WLAN
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) BT
7 2 (18.18%) 3Com
7 2 (18.18%) NETGEAR
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 1 (9.09%) F5
8 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus

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 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 14001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Aruba
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) 3Com
5 2 (18.18%) BT
5 2 (18.18%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (18.18%) NETGEAR
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) Meraki
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Nortel
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) VMware