The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / London
Rank 201 190 157
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 225 256 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.21% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.28% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 162 214
Median daily rate £400 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Median hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £20.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.97 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -19.81%

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
18312 20065 20017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13122 14196 14113
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 305 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
City of London +3 37 £425 +3.03% 15
Croydon +1 7 £450 +24.13%
Greenwich - 2 £140 -
Bromley +6 1 - -
Harrow +1 1 £438 -5.40% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 - 2
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Dagenham - 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 London region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 389 (77.64%) Cisco
2 315 (62.87%) Firewall
3 233 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
4 190 (37.92%) CCNP
5 156 (31.14%) LAN
5 156 (31.14%) Juniper
6 154 (30.74%) WAN
7 143 (28.54%) CheckPoint
8 138 (27.54%) Network Security
9 133 (26.55%) Wireless
10 116 (23.15%) Cisco ASA
11 112 (22.36%) Data Centre
12 106 (21.16%) VPN
13 100 (19.96%) BGP
13 100 (19.96%) Palo Alto
14 99 (19.76%) CCNA
15 97 (19.36%) Finance
16 93 (18.56%) MPLS
17 85 (16.97%) OSPF
18 77 (15.37%) Cisco Nexus
19 75 (14.97%) TCP/IP
19 75 (14.97%) Windows
20 74 (14.77%) VMware
21 73 (14.57%) F5
21 73 (14.57%) Security Cleared
22 66 (13.17%) CCIE
23 62 (12.38%) SC Cleared
24 61 (12.18%) ITIL
25 57 (11.38%) DNS
26 49 (9.78%) Banking

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.40%) Confluence
2 7 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.00%) IIS
4 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) CMS
5 1 (0.20%) Hubot
5 1 (0.20%) nginx
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.60%) MS Excel
1 8 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.00%) Office 365
3 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.00%) IaaS
5 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.40%) PaaS
6 2 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 315 (62.87%) Firewall
2 156 (31.14%) LAN
3 154 (30.74%) WAN
4 138 (27.54%) Network Security
5 133 (26.55%) Wireless
6 116 (23.15%) Cisco ASA
7 106 (21.16%) VPN
8 100 (19.96%) BGP
9 93 (18.56%) MPLS
10 85 (16.97%) OSPF
11 77 (15.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 75 (14.97%) TCP/IP
13 57 (11.38%) DNS
14 47 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
15 42 (8.38%) DHCP
16 41 (8.18%) IPsec
17 40 (7.98%) VoIP
18 37 (7.39%) EIGRP
19 34 (6.79%) Internet
20 32 (6.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.20%) MySQL
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) Big Data
6 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.60%) JIRA
3 7 (1.40%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.20%) Travis CI
General
1 97 (19.36%) Finance
2 49 (9.78%) Banking
3 19 (3.79%) Retail
4 17 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.00%) Legal
7 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.20%) Back Office
8 1 (0.20%) Law
8 1 (0.20%) Local Government
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.20%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.58%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.40%) Software Packaging
2 7 (1.40%) Web Services
3 5 (1.00%) XMPP
4 2 (0.40%) COM
4 2 (0.40%) CSS
4 2 (0.40%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.40%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.20%) Node.js
5 1 (0.20%) RESTful
5 1 (0.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.20%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (22.36%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.40%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (1.00%) CMDB
7 4 (0.80%) Clustering
7 4 (0.80%) Social Media
7 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.60%) NHS
8 3 (0.60%) Social Network
9 2 (0.40%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.40%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.40%) PKI
9 2 (0.40%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.97%) Windows
2 44 (8.78%) Linux
2 44 (8.78%) Windows Server
3 27 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.59%) Unix
5 12 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.60%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.20%) SUSE
10 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.40%) AIX
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.20%) CatOS
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (12.18%) ITIL
2 43 (8.58%) Network Management
3 37 (7.39%) Migration
3 37 (7.39%) Network Design
4 36 (7.19%) Change Management
5 32 (6.39%) Load Balancing
6 27 (5.39%) Project Management
7 24 (4.79%) Network Architecture
8 22 (4.39%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (3.59%) Service Management
10 17 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (2.99%) Asset Management
11 15 (2.99%) Configuration Management
11 15 (2.99%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (2.79%) Information Security
12 14 (2.79%) Problem Management
13 12 (2.40%) Change Control
14 11 (2.20%) DDoS Mitigation
14 11 (2.20%) DevOps
14 11 (2.20%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.19%) SQL
2 10 (2.00%) Python
3 8 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.40%) Perl
5 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.80%) Java
6 3 (0.60%) C
6 3 (0.60%) PHP
7 2 (0.40%) VBScript
8 1 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.20%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.20%) Go
8 1 (0.20%) Korn
8 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 233 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (37.92%) CCNP
3 99 (19.76%) CCNA
4 73 (14.57%) Security Cleared
5 66 (13.17%) CCIE
6 62 (12.38%) SC Cleared
7 23 (4.59%) CCSA
8 22 (4.39%) CCSE
9 18 (3.59%) CCDP
10 14 (2.79%) CCSP
11 13 (2.59%) JNCIS
12 12 (2.40%) Degree
13 9 (1.80%) CISSP
13 9 (1.80%) JNCIP
14 8 (1.60%) JNCIA
15 7 (1.40%) CCDA
16 6 (1.20%) CCMSE
16 6 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (1.00%) CCVP
17 5 (1.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) BS7799
System Software
1 26 (5.19%) Active Directory
1 26 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.59%) ProxySG
4 11 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.80%) Firmware
6 7 (1.40%) vCloud
6 7 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.80%) BIND 9
8 3 (0.60%) KVM
8 3 (0.60%) vSphere
9 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.40%) XenServer
10 1 (0.20%) Docker
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.20%) Xen
10 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (5.39%) FortiGate
2 18 (3.59%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (2.40%) Nagios
4 11 (2.20%) Puppet
5 10 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.80%) Forum Sentry
7 8 (1.60%) Cacti
7 8 (1.60%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.00%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (1.00%) WSUS
9 4 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (0.80%) Foglight
9 4 (0.80%) Stealthwatch
10 3 (0.60%) OPNET
11 2 (0.40%) EnCase
11 2 (0.40%) Nessus
11 2 (0.40%) OpenView
11 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 389 (77.64%) Cisco
2 156 (31.14%) Juniper
3 143 (28.54%) CheckPoint
4 100 (19.96%) Palo Alto
5 74 (14.77%) VMware
6 73 (14.57%) F5
7 44 (8.78%) Citrix
8 43 (8.58%) SolarWinds
9 36 (7.19%) Blue Coat
9 36 (7.19%) HP
9 36 (7.19%) Microsoft
10 34 (6.79%) Fortinet
11 30 (5.99%) Aruba
12 28 (5.59%) Riverbed
13 24 (4.79%) Dell
14 18 (3.59%) Arista
15 14 (2.79%) Meraki
16 11 (2.20%) Brocade
17 10 (2.00%) Infoblox
18 9 (1.80%) Nortel
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