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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 183 170 200
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 284 323 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 1.39% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.47% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 233 160
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £324
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £34.25 £29.88 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -6.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £25.25 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £42.00 £142.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +57.30%
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +11 48 £413 +3.12% 20
Twickenham +4 6 £400 -
Croydon -9 6 £471 +161.80% 1
Feltham +1 2 £243 +56.45%
Brentford - 2 £193 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Ilford +3 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £363 -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 427 (77.64%) Cisco
2 333 (60.55%) Cisco Certification
3 322 (58.55%) Firewall
4 270 (49.09%) CCNP
5 199 (36.18%) WAN
6 170 (30.91%) Wireless
7 168 (30.55%) LAN
8 152 (27.64%) Network Security
9 146 (26.55%) Juniper
10 145 (26.36%) CheckPoint
11 134 (24.36%) Cisco ASA
12 131 (23.82%) CCNA
13 118 (21.45%) VPN
14 113 (20.55%) BGP
15 107 (19.45%) Data Centre
16 106 (19.27%) F5
17 98 (17.82%) MPLS
18 96 (17.45%) CCIE
19 95 (17.27%) Finance
20 92 (16.73%) TCP/IP
21 89 (16.18%) VoIP
22 88 (16.00%) OSPF
23 80 (14.55%) ITIL
24 78 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
25 63 (11.45%) Network Design
26 62 (11.27%) Palo Alto
27 57 (10.36%) EIGRP
28 55 (10.00%) DNS
29 47 (8.55%) DHCP
29 47 (8.55%) Network Monitoring

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 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.73%) Apache
2 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.55%) Confluence
4 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.36%) IIS
4 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (4.36%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Eikon
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.55%) Mimecast
2 3 (0.55%) PaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Heroku
3 2 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 322 (58.55%) Firewall
2 199 (36.18%) WAN
3 170 (30.91%) Wireless
4 168 (30.55%) LAN
5 152 (27.64%) Network Security
6 134 (24.36%) Cisco ASA
7 118 (21.45%) VPN
8 113 (20.55%) BGP
9 98 (17.82%) MPLS
10 92 (16.73%) TCP/IP
11 89 (16.18%) VoIP
12 88 (16.00%) OSPF
13 78 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 57 (10.36%) EIGRP
15 55 (10.00%) DNS
16 47 (8.55%) DHCP
17 46 (8.36%) Cisco Wireless
18 43 (7.82%) Cisco IOS
19 39 (7.09%) HSRP
20 36 (6.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.55%) MySQL
4 2 (0.36%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.18%) DB2
5 1 (0.18%) OLAP
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 95 (17.27%) Finance
2 39 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 38 (6.91%) Banking
4 26 (4.73%) Retail
5 16 (2.91%) Legal
6 9 (1.64%) Law
7 8 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.27%) Publishing
9 6 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.91%) Games
10 5 (0.91%) German Language
11 4 (0.73%) Advertising
11 4 (0.73%) Marketing
12 3 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.36%) Malay Language
13 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.36%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.36%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.73%) Middleware
3 3 (0.55%) .NET
3 3 (0.55%) CSS
3 3 (0.55%) jQuery
3 3 (0.55%) Web Services
4 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.36%) XMPP
4 2 (0.36%) YAML
5 1 (0.18%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 107 (19.45%) Data Centre
2 16 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.09%) BBC
6 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.91%) NHS
7 5 (0.91%) PKI
7 5 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.55%) CMDB
8 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.36%) iPad
9 2 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.36%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.82%) Windows
2 34 (6.18%) Linux
3 22 (4.00%) Unix
4 21 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.45%) Solaris
7 7 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.36%) CatOS
10 2 (0.36%) CentOS
10 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.36%) VMS
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) SUSE
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (14.55%) ITIL
2 63 (11.45%) Network Design
3 47 (8.55%) Network Monitoring
4 43 (7.82%) Change Management
5 41 (7.45%) Load Balancing
6 36 (6.55%) Migration
7 30 (5.45%) Project Management
8 28 (5.09%) Network Management
9 27 (4.91%) High Availability
10 23 (4.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (3.82%) Change Control
12 19 (3.45%) Network Architecture
13 18 (3.27%) E-Commerce
14 15 (2.73%) Low Latency
15 14 (2.55%) Service Management
16 13 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (2.18%) Capacity Planning
17 12 (2.18%) Mentoring
18 11 (2.00%) Performance Management
18 11 (2.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.64%) Python
1 9 (1.64%) SQL
2 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
3 5 (0.91%) Perl
4 3 (0.55%) PHP
5 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.18%) C
6 1 (0.18%) Java
6 1 (0.18%) Korn
6 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 333 (60.55%) Cisco Certification
2 270 (49.09%) CCNP
3 131 (23.82%) CCNA
4 96 (17.45%) CCIE
5 45 (8.18%) CCDP
6 37 (6.73%) JNCIP
7 36 (6.55%) Degree
8 28 (5.09%) Security Cleared
9 21 (3.82%) JNCIS
10 20 (3.64%) CCSE
11 14 (2.55%) JNCIE
12 13 (2.36%) CCSA
12 13 (2.36%) JNCIA
13 12 (2.18%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.64%) DV Cleared
15 8 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
16 6 (1.09%) CCDA
16 6 (1.09%) CCNP Voice
17 5 (0.91%) CISSP
18 4 (0.73%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.73%) SLA
2 4 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) BS7799
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.36%) ProxySG
2 12 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.73%) Docker
6 4 (0.73%) Snort
6 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.55%) Firmware
7 3 (0.55%) vSphere
8 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.36%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.18%) UAG
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (6.36%) FortiGate
2 20 (3.64%) Nagios
3 14 (2.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (2.36%) Cacti
5 9 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.45%) OpenView
6 8 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (1.09%) OPNET
7 6 (1.09%) SmokePing
8 5 (0.91%) Ansible
8 5 (0.91%) Puppet
9 4 (0.73%) TrustSec
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.55%) Proventia
11 2 (0.36%) Graphite
11 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.36%) Mesos
11 2 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 427 (77.64%) Cisco
2 146 (26.55%) Juniper
3 145 (26.36%) CheckPoint
4 106 (19.27%) F5
5 62 (11.27%) Palo Alto
6 44 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 42 (7.64%) Aruba
8 39 (7.09%) Riverbed
9 33 (6.00%) Fortinet
10 32 (5.82%) Blue Coat
11 31 (5.64%) Microsoft
12 27 (4.91%) NICE Systems
13 26 (4.73%) Citrix
14 22 (4.00%) Remedy
15 18 (3.27%) HP
15 18 (3.27%) VMware
16 15 (2.73%) Intel Security
17 11 (2.00%) Forcepoint
18 10 (1.82%) Extreme Networks
18 10 (1.82%) Mitel
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