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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 201 166 195
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 279 311 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.39% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.47% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 201 170
Median daily rate £388 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 11
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +98.41%
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
21639 21166 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15693 14534 15669
Median daily rate £463 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £264
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 247 382 406
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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
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 3 May 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 +6 43 £388 +14.39% 15
Harrow -3 10 £420 +40.00%
Twickenham - 6 £400 -
Ealing - 4 - -
Croydon -11 3 £448 +5.29%
Feltham +7 2 £210 +35.48%
Hammersmith +3 1 £350 -
Bromley -15 1 £238 +37.68%
Uxbridge - 1 £375 - 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 412 (78.93%) Cisco
2 315 (60.34%) Firewall
3 299 (57.28%) Cisco Certification
4 237 (45.40%) CCNP
5 203 (38.89%) WAN
6 187 (35.82%) LAN
7 156 (29.89%) Wireless
8 154 (29.50%) Network Security
9 143 (27.39%) Juniper
10 124 (23.75%) CheckPoint
11 118 (22.61%) Cisco ASA
12 114 (21.84%) VPN
13 112 (21.46%) CCNA
13 112 (21.46%) F5
14 101 (19.35%) Finance
15 99 (18.97%) BGP
16 98 (18.77%) MPLS
17 91 (17.43%) VoIP
18 86 (16.48%) CCIE
19 84 (16.09%) OSPF
20 83 (15.90%) Cisco Nexus
21 81 (15.52%) ITIL
22 79 (15.13%) TCP/IP
23 67 (12.84%) Data Centre
24 62 (11.88%) Palo Alto
24 62 (11.88%) DNS
25 56 (10.73%) DHCP
26 55 (10.54%) EIGRP
27 52 (9.96%) Change Management
28 51 (9.77%) Telecoms

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 7 (1.34%) MS Exchange
1 7 (1.34%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.96%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.38%) Apache
3 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.19%) nginx
4 1 (0.19%) Smallworld
Applications
1 20 (3.83%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.15%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 315 (60.34%) Firewall
2 203 (38.89%) WAN
3 187 (35.82%) LAN
4 156 (29.89%) Wireless
5 154 (29.50%) Network Security
6 118 (22.61%) Cisco ASA
7 114 (21.84%) VPN
8 99 (18.97%) BGP
9 98 (18.77%) MPLS
10 91 (17.43%) VoIP
11 84 (16.09%) OSPF
12 83 (15.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 79 (15.13%) TCP/IP
14 62 (11.88%) DNS
15 56 (10.73%) DHCP
16 55 (10.54%) EIGRP
17 46 (8.81%) Cisco Wireless
18 43 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 41 (7.85%) Cisco IOS
20 31 (5.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.19%) Big Data
3 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.19%) DB2
3 1 (0.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.19%) OLAP
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 101 (19.35%) Finance
2 51 (9.77%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.56%) Banking
4 17 (3.26%) Retail
5 11 (2.11%) Law
5 11 (2.11%) Legal
6 10 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.15%) Publishing
8 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.96%) Games
8 5 (0.96%) Marketing
9 4 (0.77%) Advertising
10 3 (0.57%) German Language
10 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.83%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.77%) CSS
3 3 (0.57%) .NET
3 3 (0.57%) jQuery
3 3 (0.57%) Middleware
3 3 (0.57%) Web Services
3 3 (0.57%) XMPP
4 2 (0.38%) HTML
4 2 (0.38%) JSON
4 2 (0.38%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.38%) XML
4 2 (0.38%) YAML
5 1 (0.19%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.19%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.84%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.53%) BBC
6 7 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.15%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.15%) PKI
8 5 (0.96%) iDTV
9 4 (0.77%) New Media
9 4 (0.77%) Wiki
10 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.57%) NHS
10 3 (0.57%) Statistics
11 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.38%) BYOD
11 2 (0.38%) IVR
11 2 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.66%) Windows
2 30 (5.75%) Linux
3 23 (4.41%) Unix
4 19 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.15%) Solaris
7 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.57%) Android
9 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.57%) SUSE
9 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.38%) CatOS
10 2 (0.38%) CentOS
10 2 (0.38%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (15.52%) ITIL
2 52 (9.96%) Change Management
3 46 (8.81%) Load Balancing
4 45 (8.62%) Network Design
5 42 (8.05%) Network Monitoring
6 38 (7.28%) Migration
7 25 (4.79%) Project Management
8 24 (4.60%) Network Management
8 24 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (4.41%) High Availability
10 16 (3.07%) Service Management
11 15 (2.87%) Network Architecture
12 13 (2.49%) Low Latency
13 12 (2.30%) Change Control
13 12 (2.30%) E-Commerce
14 11 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (2.11%) Mentoring
14 11 (2.11%) Performance Management
14 11 (2.11%) Problem Management
15 9 (1.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.11%) SQL
2 8 (1.53%) Perl
2 8 (1.53%) Python
3 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.57%) Java
4 3 (0.57%) PHP
5 1 (0.19%) C
5 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.19%) Korn
5 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.19%) Ruby
5 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 299 (57.28%) Cisco Certification
2 237 (45.40%) CCNP
3 112 (21.46%) CCNA
4 86 (16.48%) CCIE
5 40 (7.66%) JNCIP
6 39 (7.47%) CCDP
7 35 (6.70%) Degree
8 23 (4.41%) JNCIS
9 16 (3.07%) Security Cleared
10 15 (2.87%) CCSE
11 13 (2.49%) JNCIA
12 10 (1.92%) CCNP Voice
12 10 (1.92%) JNCIE
13 9 (1.72%) SC Cleared
14 7 (1.34%) CCDA
14 7 (1.34%) CCSA
15 5 (0.96%) CCVP
15 5 (0.96%) CISSP
16 4 (0.77%) CCA
16 4 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.13%) SLA
2 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.57%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.30%) ProxySG
2 12 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.96%) Firmware
3 5 (0.96%) Snort
4 4 (0.77%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.57%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.38%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.19%) UAG
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (9.00%) FortiGate
2 19 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (0.96%) Nagios
4 4 (0.77%) Cacti
4 4 (0.77%) Proventia
4 4 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.57%) Ansible
5 3 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.57%) OPNET
5 3 (0.57%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.38%) vMotion
7 1 (0.19%) AppManager
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 412 (78.93%) Cisco
2 143 (27.39%) Juniper
3 124 (23.75%) CheckPoint
4 112 (21.46%) F5
5 62 (11.88%) Palo Alto
6 37 (7.09%) Fortinet
6 37 (7.09%) SolarWinds
7 33 (6.32%) Riverbed
8 31 (5.94%) Microsoft
9 30 (5.75%) Blue Coat
10 27 (5.17%) Citrix
11 26 (4.98%) Aruba
12 25 (4.79%) NICE Systems
13 23 (4.41%) Remedy
14 22 (4.21%) VMware
15 18 (3.45%) Infoblox
16 12 (2.30%) Forcepoint
17 11 (2.11%) Intel Security
18 10 (1.92%) HP
18 10 (1.92%) Mitel
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