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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 181 232 205
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 283 223 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 0.89% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.95% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 138 146
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£357 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £239 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 11
Average hourly rate £34.75 £32.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +38.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £20.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 +69 98 £370 -1.33% 27
Kingston Upon Thames +4 6 £315 +20.00%
Croydon -2 3 £363 +20.83% 3
New Malden - 2 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 3
Hayes - - - - 4
Hounslow - - - - 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 386 (72.97%) Cisco
2 303 (57.28%) Firewall
3 267 (50.47%) Cisco Certification
4 193 (36.48%) CCNP
5 186 (35.16%) WAN
6 171 (32.33%) Juniper
7 155 (29.30%) LAN
8 152 (28.73%) CheckPoint
9 140 (26.47%) BGP
10 131 (24.76%) F5
11 126 (23.82%) VPN
12 114 (21.55%) Finance
12 114 (21.55%) Network Security
13 113 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 109 (20.60%) Cisco ASA
15 107 (20.23%) CCNA
16 97 (18.34%) OSPF
17 82 (15.50%) TCP/IP
18 77 (14.56%) Load Balancing
19 75 (14.18%) Wireless
19 75 (14.18%) Windows
20 67 (12.67%) DNS
21 64 (12.10%) Banking
22 63 (11.91%) MPLS
23 61 (11.53%) EIGRP
24 58 (10.96%) VLAN
25 56 (10.59%) IPsec
26 54 (10.21%) Blue Coat
26 54 (10.21%) Cisco IOS
27 53 (10.02%) Citrix

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (3.21%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.46%) IIS
3 12 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (1.70%) Apache
6 5 (0.95%) Lync
6 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.46%) MS Office
3 8 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.57%) MS Project
4 3 (0.57%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 303 (57.28%) Firewall
2 186 (35.16%) WAN
3 155 (29.30%) LAN
4 140 (26.47%) BGP
5 126 (23.82%) VPN
6 114 (21.55%) Network Security
7 113 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 109 (20.60%) Cisco ASA
9 97 (18.34%) OSPF
10 82 (15.50%) TCP/IP
11 75 (14.18%) Wireless
12 67 (12.67%) DNS
13 63 (11.91%) MPLS
14 61 (11.53%) EIGRP
15 58 (10.96%) VLAN
16 56 (10.59%) IPsec
17 54 (10.21%) Cisco IOS
18 47 (8.88%) NetScaler
19 46 (8.70%) Multicast
20 44 (8.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.95%) DB2
3 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 114 (21.55%) Finance
2 64 (12.10%) Banking
3 22 (4.16%) Investment Banking
3 22 (4.16%) Financial Institution
4 21 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.51%) Retail
6 5 (0.95%) French Language
6 5 (0.95%) Spanish Language
6 5 (0.95%) Games
6 5 (0.95%) Legal
6 5 (0.95%) Publishing
7 3 (0.57%) Law
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.89%) CSS
2 5 (0.95%) Regular Expression
2 5 (0.95%) .NET
3 3 (0.57%) WAP
4 2 (0.38%) HTML
4 2 (0.38%) Flash
4 2 (0.38%) JSON
4 2 (0.38%) Apache Flex
4 2 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.38%) Ajax
4 2 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.19%) Web Services
5 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.51%) Hedge funds
4 7 (1.32%) NHS
4 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.13%) Clustering
6 5 (0.95%) EqualLogic
6 5 (0.95%) Open Source
6 5 (0.95%) Online Games
7 4 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.57%) PKI
9 2 (0.38%) GIS
9 2 (0.38%) Handset
9 2 (0.38%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.38%) Replication
9 2 (0.38%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.38%) IVR
9 2 (0.38%) EPoS
9 2 (0.38%) Firmware
9 2 (0.38%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.18%) Windows
2 45 (8.51%) Linux
3 29 (5.48%) UNIX
4 19 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.32%) AIX
10 6 (1.13%) SUSE
10 6 (1.13%) Solaris
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.38%) HPUX
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.56%) Load Balancing
2 44 (8.32%) ITIL
3 42 (7.94%) Network Design
4 37 (6.99%) Migration
5 36 (6.81%) Network Management
6 28 (5.29%) Low Latency
7 20 (3.78%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (3.59%) Service Delivery
9 18 (3.40%) Change Management
10 17 (3.21%) Network Architecture
10 17 (3.21%) Change Control
11 15 (2.84%) Project Management
12 14 (2.65%) Mentoring
13 13 (2.46%) Service Management
14 12 (2.27%) E-Commerce
15 10 (1.89%) Time Management
15 10 (1.89%) Problem Management
16 9 (1.70%) Line Management
16 9 (1.70%) Disaster Recovery
17 7 (1.32%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.35%) SQL
2 14 (2.65%) Perl
3 7 (1.32%) Java
3 7 (1.32%) C
4 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.57%) Ruby
5 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.57%) Python
6 2 (0.38%) C#
6 2 (0.38%) C++
7 1 (0.19%) Korn
7 1 (0.19%) PHP
7 1 (0.19%) VBScript
7 1 (0.19%) VB
7 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 267 (50.47%) Cisco Certification
2 193 (36.48%) CCNP
3 107 (20.23%) CCNA
4 52 (9.83%) CCIE
5 29 (5.48%) CCSE
6 22 (4.16%) Degree
6 22 (4.16%) CISSP
7 20 (3.78%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.65%) JNCIS
8 14 (2.65%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.46%) MCSE
9 13 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.08%) CCVP
11 10 (1.89%) CCSA
11 10 (1.89%) CCDP
12 9 (1.70%) JNCIP
12 9 (1.70%) JNCIA
12 9 (1.70%) CCSP
13 8 (1.51%) CCDA
13 8 (1.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.08%) SLA
2 9 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.40%) Snort
3 11 (2.08%) ProxySG
4 10 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.70%) vSphere
5 9 (1.70%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.13%) Nmap
7 5 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.76%) UAG
8 4 (0.76%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.38%) XenApp
11 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 10 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
3 8 (1.51%) Nessus
3 8 (1.51%) BladeLogic
4 6 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.57%) SCCM
8 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.38%) OpenView
8 2 (0.38%) SCOM
8 2 (0.38%) RANCID
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.19%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.19%) Cacti
9 1 (0.19%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 386 (72.97%) Cisco
2 171 (32.33%) Juniper
3 152 (28.73%) CheckPoint
4 131 (24.76%) F5
5 54 (10.21%) Blue Coat
6 53 (10.02%) Citrix
7 46 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 42 (7.94%) VMware
9 24 (4.54%) HP
10 21 (3.97%) McAfee
10 21 (3.97%) Aruba
11 19 (3.59%) SolarWinds
12 18 (3.40%) Riverbed
12 18 (3.40%) Nortel
13 16 (3.02%) Sourcefire
14 14 (2.65%) Mitel
15 13 (2.46%) Fortinet
15 13 (2.46%) CA
15 13 (2.46%) Dell
16 12 (2.27%) Nokia
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