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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 41 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.40% 1.67% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.77% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £205 £240 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% -22.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.65%
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
234 226 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.35% 94.17% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 154 119
Median daily rate £375 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £11.78 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 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 Kent region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Wireless
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) Change Management
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (46.67%) Network Security
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (33.33%) VoIP
6 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (20.00%) Nortel
8 3 (20.00%) Avaya
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (13.33%) WAN
10 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.67%) HP
10 1 (6.67%) Dell
10 1 (6.67%) Windows
10 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001

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 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Wireless
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (46.67%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Avaya
3 3 (20.00%) Nortel
4 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) VMware