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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 191 179 199
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 289 292 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.26% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.33% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 201 158
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £26.00 £28.66 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.26% -4.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £19.10 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £37.26 £141.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+58.88% -8.16%
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
21884 22032 23026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.89% 94.74% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15568 15452 15629
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 330 437
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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
City of London +14 62 £425 +0.89% 7
Croydon -2 12 £450 +143.24%
Twickenham +2 3 £375 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £325 -
Westminster -24 1 £363 -19.44%
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
Brentford - 1 £195 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £315 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 London region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 428 (76.29%) Cisco
2 339 (60.43%) Firewall
3 338 (60.25%) Cisco Certification
4 286 (50.98%) CCNP
5 183 (32.62%) WAN
6 170 (30.30%) CheckPoint
7 163 (29.06%) Wireless
8 157 (27.99%) Network Security
9 156 (27.81%) Juniper
10 155 (27.63%) LAN
11 147 (26.20%) Cisco ASA
12 138 (24.60%) Data Centre
13 125 (22.28%) CCNA
14 121 (21.57%) TCP/IP
14 121 (21.57%) BGP
15 117 (20.86%) CCIE
16 115 (20.50%) VPN
17 110 (19.61%) Finance
18 104 (18.54%) F5
19 95 (16.93%) MPLS
20 91 (16.22%) OSPF
20 91 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
21 86 (15.33%) Palo Alto
22 83 (14.80%) VoIP
23 77 (13.73%) Network Design
24 75 (13.37%) ITIL
25 63 (11.23%) Windows
26 59 (10.52%) DNS
27 54 (9.63%) CCDP
28 49 (8.73%) 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 8 (1.43%) Skype for Business
2 7 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.71%) Apache
4 4 (0.71%) Confluence
5 3 (0.53%) IIS
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.18%) nginx
7 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 16 (2.85%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Eikon
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.53%) PaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.36%) Heroku
3 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 339 (60.43%) Firewall
2 183 (32.62%) WAN
3 163 (29.06%) Wireless
4 157 (27.99%) Network Security
5 155 (27.63%) LAN
6 147 (26.20%) Cisco ASA
7 121 (21.57%) BGP
7 121 (21.57%) TCP/IP
8 115 (20.50%) VPN
9 95 (16.93%) MPLS
10 91 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 91 (16.22%) OSPF
11 83 (14.80%) VoIP
12 59 (10.52%) DNS
13 48 (8.56%) DHCP
14 46 (8.20%) EIGRP
15 44 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
16 43 (7.66%) BIG-IP
17 39 (6.95%) Cisco Wireless
18 38 (6.77%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.43%) MySQL
1 8 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.36%) MariaDB
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.18%) OLAP
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (0.71%) JIRA
1 4 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.18%) Ant
2 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.18%) Gradle
2 1 (0.18%) Hudson
2 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.18%) Maven
2 1 (0.18%) Psake
2 1 (0.18%) Selenium
2 1 (0.18%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
2 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 110 (19.61%) Finance
2 49 (8.73%) Banking
3 28 (4.99%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.63%) Retail
5 17 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.60%) Legal
7 8 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.25%) Publishing
9 5 (0.89%) German Language
10 3 (0.53%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) Law
10 3 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.36%) Malay Language
11 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.07%) CSS
3 4 (0.71%) Middleware
3 4 (0.71%) XMPP
4 2 (0.36%) REST
4 2 (0.36%) YAML
5 1 (0.18%) RESTful
5 1 (0.18%) Web Services
5 1 (0.18%) XML
5 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 138 (24.60%) Data Centre
2 15 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 15 (2.67%) Hedge funds
3 9 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (0.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (0.71%) BBC
5 4 (0.71%) CMDB
5 4 (0.71%) Fintech
6 3 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.53%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.53%) PKI
6 3 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.36%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.36%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.36%) NHS
7 2 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (11.23%) Windows
2 42 (7.49%) Linux
3 31 (5.53%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.50%) Unix
4 14 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.71%) Solaris
8 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.36%) VMS
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Android
10 1 (0.18%) CatOS
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (13.73%) Network Design
2 75 (13.37%) ITIL
3 48 (8.56%) Change Management
4 40 (7.13%) Load Balancing
5 39 (6.95%) Network Management
5 39 (6.95%) Network Monitoring
6 38 (6.77%) Change Control
7 37 (6.60%) Migration
8 29 (5.17%) Project Management
9 21 (3.74%) E-Commerce
10 20 (3.57%) Network Architecture
11 19 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (3.21%) High Availability
13 16 (2.85%) Low Latency
14 12 (2.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (2.14%) Mentoring
14 12 (2.14%) Remediation Plan
15 11 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
15 11 (1.96%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.32%) Python
2 11 (1.96%) Shell Script
3 7 (1.25%) SQL
4 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.71%) Perl
6 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.53%) Java
7 2 (0.36%) C
7 2 (0.36%) PHP
7 2 (0.36%) Ruby
8 1 (0.18%) C#
8 1 (0.18%) Korn
8 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 338 (60.25%) Cisco Certification
2 286 (50.98%) CCNP
3 125 (22.28%) CCNA
4 117 (20.86%) CCIE
5 54 (9.63%) CCDP
6 35 (6.24%) Security Cleared
7 26 (4.63%) JNCIP
8 23 (4.10%) CCSE
9 22 (3.92%) Degree
10 20 (3.57%) SC Cleared
11 19 (3.39%) JNCIE
12 15 (2.67%) CCSA
13 14 (2.50%) JNCIS
14 12 (2.14%) JNCIA
15 9 (1.60%) DV Cleared
16 8 (1.43%) CCVP
16 8 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
17 7 (1.25%) CCSP
18 6 (1.07%) CCDA
18 6 (1.07%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.14%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.60%) SLA
3 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.53%) QA
6 2 (0.36%) RMADS
7 1 (0.18%) BS7799
7 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.32%) ProxySG
3 12 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.07%) vSphere
5 5 (0.89%) Docker
5 5 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.71%) Firmware
6 4 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.53%) BIND 9
7 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.36%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.36%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.18%) UAG
9 1 (0.18%) vCloud
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (5.17%) Nagios
2 22 (3.92%) Cacti
3 21 (3.74%) FortiGate
4 16 (2.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (2.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.60%) OpenView
7 9 (1.60%) SmokePing
8 6 (1.07%) Ansible
8 6 (1.07%) Puppet
9 5 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.89%) OPNET
9 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.71%) TrustSec
11 3 (0.53%) SCCM
12 2 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.36%) Nessus
12 2 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 428 (76.29%) Cisco
2 170 (30.30%) CheckPoint
3 156 (27.81%) Juniper
4 104 (18.54%) F5
5 86 (15.33%) Palo Alto
6 49 (8.73%) Aruba
7 43 (7.66%) SolarWinds
8 37 (6.60%) Riverbed
9 34 (6.06%) Fortinet
9 34 (6.06%) Microsoft
10 33 (5.88%) Blue Coat
11 31 (5.53%) Citrix
12 30 (5.35%) VMware
13 29 (5.17%) NICE Systems
14 25 (4.46%) Remedy
15 21 (3.74%) HP
16 13 (2.32%) FireEye
17 10 (1.78%) Tufin
18 9 (1.60%) Brocade
18 9 (1.60%) Intel Security
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