The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 162 194 225
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 311 252 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 1.07% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.15% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 147 131
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£388 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £221 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £28.66 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.48% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -41.33%
Network Engineer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21700 21898 22436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.19% 92.85% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15234 15017 15286
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 401 462
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 88 £425 +17.24% 25
Isleworth - 4 - -
Croydon -15 3 £180 -42.40% 1
Ilford - 2 £190 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £103 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £435 -
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Uxbridge +1 1 - -
Bromley -8 1 £245 +8.88%
Chessington - 1 £375 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 513 (84.51%) Cisco
2 366 (60.30%) Firewall
3 333 (54.86%) Cisco Certification
4 241 (39.70%) WAN
5 232 (38.22%) LAN
6 231 (38.06%) CCNP
7 221 (36.41%) Juniper
8 214 (35.26%) BGP
9 188 (30.97%) Network Security
10 187 (30.81%) Cisco ASA
11 181 (29.82%) MPLS
12 178 (29.32%) CheckPoint
13 172 (28.34%) VPN
14 171 (28.17%) OSPF
15 167 (27.51%) F5
16 155 (25.54%) Wireless
17 140 (23.06%) Finance
18 133 (21.91%) Cisco Nexus
19 125 (20.59%) CCNA
20 115 (18.95%) EIGRP
21 111 (18.29%) Data Centre
22 108 (17.79%) TCP/IP
23 99 (16.31%) Load Balancing
24 96 (15.82%) DNS
24 96 (15.82%) IPsec
25 94 (15.49%) SolarWinds
26 93 (15.32%) VLAN
27 86 (14.17%) Cisco IOS
27 86 (14.17%) Windows
28 80 (13.18%) DHCP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.49%) Lync
4 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.16%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.48%) MS Office
3 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 366 (60.30%) Firewall
2 241 (39.70%) WAN
3 232 (38.22%) LAN
4 214 (35.26%) BGP
5 188 (30.97%) Network Security
6 187 (30.81%) Cisco ASA
7 181 (29.82%) MPLS
8 172 (28.34%) VPN
9 171 (28.17%) OSPF
10 155 (25.54%) Wireless
11 133 (21.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 115 (18.95%) EIGRP
13 108 (17.79%) TCP/IP
14 96 (15.82%) DNS
14 96 (15.82%) IPsec
15 93 (15.32%) VLAN
16 86 (14.17%) Cisco IOS
17 80 (13.18%) VoIP
17 80 (13.18%) DHCP
18 61 (10.05%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.65%) MySQL
2 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.49%) JIRA
1 3 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.16%) MSI
2 1 (0.16%) JMeter
2 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.16%) GCC
2 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
General
1 140 (23.06%) Finance
2 50 (8.24%) Banking
3 46 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.61%) Multimedia
5 18 (2.97%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.32%) Retail
6 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.15%) Advertising
8 6 (0.99%) Games
9 5 (0.82%) Legal
10 4 (0.66%) Local Government
11 3 (0.49%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.08%) 802.1X
2 13 (2.14%) XMPP
3 6 (0.99%) XML
4 4 (0.66%) SOAP
5 3 (0.49%) Web Services
5 3 (0.49%) JSON
5 3 (0.49%) REST
6 2 (0.33%) LAMP
7 1 (0.16%) CSS
7 1 (0.16%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) Middleware
7 1 (0.16%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 111 (18.29%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (3.79%) PKI
4 21 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.48%) IVR
7 8 (1.32%) NHS
7 8 (1.32%) User Experience
7 8 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.15%) Eurex
9 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.66%) Statistics
10 4 (0.66%) Online Games
11 3 (0.49%) IPTV
11 3 (0.49%) BBC
11 3 (0.49%) Clustering
12 2 (0.33%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.33%) Wiki
12 2 (0.33%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 86 (14.17%) Windows
2 46 (7.58%) Linux
3 26 (4.28%) UNIX
4 16 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.99%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.99%) Windows 2000
7 6 (0.99%) Solaris
7 6 (0.99%) CentOS
8 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.66%) Android
9 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (16.31%) Load Balancing
2 65 (10.71%) Network Management
3 55 (9.06%) ITIL
4 54 (8.90%) Network Design
5 35 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
6 25 (4.12%) Migration
6 25 (4.12%) Project Management
7 24 (3.95%) Change Management
8 21 (3.46%) Service Management
8 21 (3.46%) Change Control
8 21 (3.46%) DDoS Mitigation
9 20 (3.29%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (3.13%) Service Delivery
11 18 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (2.97%) Low Latency
12 13 (2.14%) WAN Optimisation
12 13 (2.14%) E-Commerce
12 13 (2.14%) Incident Management
13 12 (1.98%) Performance Management
14 10 (1.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.47%) SQL
2 10 (1.65%) VB
3 8 (1.32%) Python
4 7 (1.15%) PHP
5 5 (0.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.66%) Perl
7 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.16%) C
9 1 (0.16%) Lisp
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 333 (54.86%) Cisco Certification
2 231 (38.06%) CCNP
3 125 (20.59%) CCNA
4 79 (13.01%) CCIE
5 44 (7.25%) Security Cleared
6 37 (6.10%) Degree
7 33 (5.44%) SC Cleared
8 23 (3.79%) CCSA
9 18 (2.97%) CCSE
10 15 (2.47%) JNCIA
11 14 (2.31%) JNCIS
12 12 (1.98%) CCDA
12 12 (1.98%) CCDP
13 10 (1.65%) CCIP
13 10 (1.65%) JNCIP
14 9 (1.48%) MCSE
14 9 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (1.32%) CISSP
16 6 (0.99%) JNCIE
17 5 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.61%) SLA
2 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.49%) QA
4 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.47%) ProxySG
4 7 (1.15%) Snort
5 6 (0.99%) XenServer
6 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.66%) vSphere
7 4 (0.66%) NFS
8 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.33%) Xen
9 2 (0.33%) Firmware
10 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) NLBS
10 1 (0.16%) vCloud
10 1 (0.16%) pfSense
10 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.16%) XenApp
10 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (9.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (2.47%) RANCID
3 14 (2.31%) FortiGate
4 13 (2.14%) CiscoWorks
5 12 (1.98%) CA Spectrum
6 10 (1.65%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (1.65%) Nagios
6 10 (1.65%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (1.48%) OpenView
8 8 (1.32%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.15%) NetCrunch
9 7 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (1.15%) SCCM
10 6 (0.99%) OPNET
11 5 (0.82%) Cacti
12 4 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
13 3 (0.49%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.33%) WMI
14 2 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
14 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 513 (84.51%) Cisco
2 221 (36.41%) Juniper
3 178 (29.32%) CheckPoint
4 167 (27.51%) F5
5 94 (15.49%) SolarWinds
6 62 (10.21%) Blue Coat
7 50 (8.24%) Citrix
8 45 (7.41%) VMware
9 42 (6.92%) Infoblox
9 42 (6.92%) Aruba
10 39 (6.43%) HP
11 34 (5.60%) Microsoft
12 33 (5.44%) Riverbed
13 22 (3.62%) Nortel
14 20 (3.29%) Avaya
15 19 (3.13%) Fortinet
16 15 (2.47%) McAfee
17 14 (2.31%) Sourcefire
18 13 (2.14%) Websense
19 12 (1.98%) CA
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