The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 192 227 182
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 251 208 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.06% 0.86% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.93% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 129 177
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£366 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £22.88 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.50 £29.75 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Engineer
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +43 80 £350 -6.66% 34
Canary Wharf +27 3 £280 -44.00%
Bromley - 3 £225 -
Croydon +5 2 £313 +4.16%
Hayes - 1 - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Edgware - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 366 (70.93%) Cisco
2 268 (51.94%) Cisco Certification
3 256 (49.61%) Firewall
4 199 (38.57%) CCNP
5 161 (31.20%) WAN
6 142 (27.52%) Juniper
7 136 (26.36%) LAN
8 125 (24.22%) CheckPoint
9 119 (23.06%) CCNA
10 116 (22.48%) Network Security
11 113 (21.90%) Finance
12 109 (21.12%) F5
13 102 (19.77%) BGP
14 92 (17.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 91 (17.64%) VPN
16 89 (17.25%) Wireless
17 86 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
18 76 (14.73%) Windows
19 74 (14.34%) TCP/IP
19 74 (14.34%) Banking
20 68 (13.18%) OSPF
21 66 (12.79%) MPLS
22 60 (11.63%) VoIP
23 59 (11.43%) DNS
24 57 (11.05%) CCIE
25 54 (10.47%) ITIL
25 54 (10.47%) Load Balancing
26 50 (9.69%) Linux
26 50 (9.69%) EIGRP
27 49 (9.50%) Citrix

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (2.13%) Apache
5 10 (1.94%) IIS
6 7 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.97%) Lync
7 5 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.78%) Liferay
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.13%) MS Office
3 6 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 256 (49.61%) Firewall
2 161 (31.20%) WAN
3 136 (26.36%) LAN
4 116 (22.48%) Network Security
5 102 (19.77%) BGP
6 92 (17.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 91 (17.64%) VPN
8 89 (17.25%) Wireless
9 86 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
10 74 (14.34%) TCP/IP
11 68 (13.18%) OSPF
12 66 (12.79%) MPLS
13 60 (11.63%) VoIP
14 59 (11.43%) DNS
15 50 (9.69%) EIGRP
16 47 (9.11%) Multicast
17 43 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
18 42 (8.14%) VLAN
19 41 (7.95%) IPsec
20 40 (7.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.74%) MySQL
3 3 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Redmine
2 1 (0.19%) Trac
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 113 (21.90%) Finance
2 74 (14.34%) Banking
3 33 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.88%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.13%) Retail
7 5 (0.97%) French Language
7 5 (0.97%) Law
7 5 (0.97%) Publishing
8 4 (0.78%) Back Office
9 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.39%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.16%) .NET
2 3 (0.58%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.58%) CSS
3 2 (0.39%) LAMP
4 1 (0.19%) Ajax
4 1 (0.19%) JSON
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.19%) HTML5
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) Flash
4 1 (0.19%) WAP
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (1.74%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.36%) EqualLogic
3 7 (1.36%) Clustering
4 6 (1.16%) NHS
4 6 (1.16%) Hedge funds
5 4 (0.78%) Blackberry
5 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.58%) GIS
7 2 (0.39%) Handset
7 2 (0.39%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.39%) Replication
7 2 (0.39%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.39%) CCTV
7 2 (0.39%) Derivative
7 2 (0.39%) Online Games
8 1 (0.19%) FMCG
8 1 (0.19%) Open Source
8 1 (0.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (14.73%) Windows
2 50 (9.69%) Linux
3 33 (6.40%) UNIX
4 19 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (2.33%) Solaris
7 10 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.36%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.97%) AIX
10 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.58%) SUSE
12 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.39%) NetWare
12 2 (0.39%) HPUX
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (10.47%) ITIL
1 54 (10.47%) Load Balancing
2 48 (9.30%) Network Management
3 38 (7.36%) Network Design
4 36 (6.98%) Migration
5 22 (4.26%) Project Management
5 22 (4.26%) Change Control
6 20 (3.88%) Low Latency
7 19 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (3.68%) Service Delivery
8 18 (3.49%) Change Management
9 15 (2.91%) Time Management
10 12 (2.33%) Problem Management
11 11 (2.13%) Network Architecture
11 11 (2.13%) Configuration Management
12 9 (1.74%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (1.55%) E-Commerce
13 8 (1.55%) Business Continuity
14 7 (1.36%) Vulnerability Management
15 6 (1.16%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.23%) SQL
2 19 (3.68%) Perl
3 10 (1.94%) Java
4 7 (1.36%) C
5 6 (1.16%) Ruby
5 6 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.78%) Python
7 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.19%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.19%) C#
9 1 (0.19%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 268 (51.94%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (38.57%) CCNP
3 119 (23.06%) CCNA
4 57 (11.05%) CCIE
5 28 (5.43%) Degree
6 26 (5.04%) Security Cleared
7 21 (4.07%) CCSE
8 19 (3.68%) CISSP
8 19 (3.68%) SC Cleared
9 17 (3.29%) CCDP
10 15 (2.91%) JNCIS
11 13 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (2.52%) MCSE
12 10 (1.94%) CCSA
12 10 (1.94%) CCVP
12 10 (1.94%) JNCIA
13 9 (1.74%) MCITP
14 8 (1.55%) CCIP
15 7 (1.36%) CCSP
16 6 (1.16%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.52%) SLA
2 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.19%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.74%) Snort
4 8 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.16%) vSphere
6 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.97%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.58%) UAG
8 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.39%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) Nmap
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 10 (1.94%) BladeLogic
2 9 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (1.36%) CA Spectrum
3 7 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (1.16%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.58%) SCCM
6 3 (0.58%) SCOM
6 3 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.39%) Cacti
7 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.39%) OpenView
7 2 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.39%) Nagios
7 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) DameWare
8 1 (0.19%) OVSD
8 1 (0.19%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 366 (70.93%) Cisco
2 142 (27.52%) Juniper
3 125 (24.22%) CheckPoint
4 109 (21.12%) F5
5 49 (9.50%) Citrix
6 47 (9.11%) Blue Coat
7 41 (7.95%) Microsoft
8 38 (7.36%) VMware
9 30 (5.81%) McAfee
10 29 (5.62%) HP
11 28 (5.43%) Riverbed
12 20 (3.88%) Aruba
13 19 (3.68%) Oracle
14 16 (3.10%) Nortel
14 16 (3.10%) SolarWinds
15 14 (2.71%) Avaya
16 13 (2.52%) Dell
17 12 (2.33%) ProCurve
17 12 (2.33%) Mitel
17 12 (2.33%) Sourcefire
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