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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / London
Rank 180 186 133
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 256 260 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 1.24% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.31% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 173 238
Median daily rate £415 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £487 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.21 £20.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.20 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

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
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 49 £440 +6.66% 16
Croydon -3 7 £438 +56.25% 1
Greenwich - 2 £140 -
New Malden -5 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Dagenham - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £438 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 395 (78.22%) Cisco
2 317 (62.77%) Firewall
3 239 (47.33%) Cisco Certification
4 192 (38.02%) CCNP
5 157 (31.09%) LAN
6 155 (30.69%) CheckPoint
7 152 (30.10%) Juniper
8 151 (29.90%) WAN
9 140 (27.72%) Network Security
10 126 (24.95%) Wireless
11 119 (23.56%) Data Centre
12 110 (21.78%) Cisco ASA
13 106 (20.99%) VPN
14 105 (20.79%) Finance
15 100 (19.80%) CCNA
16 96 (19.01%) BGP
17 95 (18.81%) Palo Alto
18 87 (17.23%) Windows
19 85 (16.83%) MPLS
20 83 (16.44%) OSPF
21 79 (15.64%) TCP/IP
22 76 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
23 75 (14.85%) VMware
24 73 (14.46%) CCIE
25 70 (13.86%) Security Cleared
26 65 (12.87%) F5
27 62 (12.28%) SC Cleared
28 55 (10.89%) DNS
29 53 (10.50%) ITIL
30 52 (10.30%) Windows Server

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 14 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.19%) IIS
4 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.59%) Confluence
5 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) CMS
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.18%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.78%) Office 365
3 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.59%) IaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.40%) G Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 317 (62.77%) Firewall
2 157 (31.09%) LAN
3 151 (29.90%) WAN
4 140 (27.72%) Network Security
5 126 (24.95%) Wireless
6 110 (21.78%) Cisco ASA
7 106 (20.99%) VPN
8 96 (19.01%) BGP
9 85 (16.83%) MPLS
10 83 (16.44%) OSPF
11 79 (15.64%) TCP/IP
12 76 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 55 (10.89%) DNS
14 49 (9.70%) DHCP
14 49 (9.70%) VoIP
15 45 (8.91%) Cisco IOS
16 42 (8.32%) IPsec
17 40 (7.92%) VLAN
18 35 (6.93%) Internet
19 34 (6.73%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.98%) MySQL
3 4 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.79%) JIRA
3 3 (0.59%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.20%) Ant
5 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.20%) Gradle
5 1 (0.20%) Hudson
5 1 (0.20%) Maven
5 1 (0.20%) Psake
5 1 (0.20%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 105 (20.79%) Finance
2 44 (8.71%) Banking
3 20 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.77%) Retail
6 8 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.79%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Advertising
8 2 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Front Office
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.34%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.58%) Web Services
3 6 (1.19%) XMPP
4 3 (0.59%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.40%) COM
5 2 (0.40%) CSS
5 2 (0.40%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.40%) REST
5 2 (0.40%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.20%) RESTful
6 1 (0.20%) XML
6 1 (0.20%) XSLT
6 1 (0.20%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (23.56%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.39%) Hedge funds
4 7 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
5 6 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (0.99%) CMDB
6 5 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.59%) Clustering
7 3 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.59%) NHS
7 3 (0.59%) Social Media
7 3 (0.59%) Social Network
8 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.40%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.40%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.20%) Derivative
9 1 (0.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (17.23%) Windows
2 52 (10.30%) Windows Server
3 47 (9.31%) Linux
4 31 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.77%) Unix
5 14 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.39%) SUSE
7 7 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.40%) Android
12 1 (0.20%) AIX
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.20%) Mandriva Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Solaris
12 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (10.50%) ITIL
2 45 (8.91%) Network Design
3 41 (8.12%) Network Management
4 35 (6.93%) Change Management
5 34 (6.73%) Load Balancing
5 34 (6.73%) Migration
6 27 (5.35%) Network Architecture
6 27 (5.35%) Project Management
7 20 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (3.56%) Change Control
9 16 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (2.77%) Asset Management
10 14 (2.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (2.57%) Information Security
11 13 (2.57%) Problem Management
12 12 (2.38%) DDoS Mitigation
13 11 (2.18%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (1.98%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (1.98%) Low Latency
14 10 (1.98%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.17%) SQL
2 12 (2.38%) Python
3 8 (1.58%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.39%) Perl
5 5 (0.99%) Java
5 5 (0.99%) PHP
6 4 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.79%) C
7 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.20%) Ruby
8 1 (0.20%) VB
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 239 (47.33%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (38.02%) CCNP
3 100 (19.80%) CCNA
4 73 (14.46%) CCIE
5 70 (13.86%) Security Cleared
6 62 (12.28%) SC Cleared
7 21 (4.16%) CCDP
7 21 (4.16%) CCSA
7 21 (4.16%) CCSE
8 15 (2.97%) CCSP
9 14 (2.77%) JNCIP
10 13 (2.57%) JNCIS
11 12 (2.38%) Degree
12 10 (1.98%) JNCIE
13 8 (1.58%) CCDA
13 8 (1.58%) CISSP
13 8 (1.58%) JNCIA
14 7 (1.39%) CCVP
15 6 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.76%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) RMADS
5 1 (0.20%) BS7799
System Software
1 26 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (2.57%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.18%) Firmware
6 10 (1.98%) ProxySG
7 7 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.19%) BIND 9
9 4 (0.79%) vSphere
10 3 (0.59%) KVM
10 3 (0.59%) vCloud
11 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.40%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.40%) XenServer
12 1 (0.20%) Docker
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.20%) Xen
12 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (3.37%) FortiGate
2 14 (2.77%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (2.77%) Nagios
3 12 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (1.98%) Cacti
5 7 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.19%) Puppet
6 6 (1.19%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (0.99%) WSUS
8 4 (0.79%) Foglight
8 4 (0.79%) Nessus
8 4 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.59%) OPNET
9 3 (0.59%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.40%) EnCase
10 2 (0.40%) Endace
10 2 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 395 (78.22%) Cisco
2 155 (30.69%) CheckPoint
3 152 (30.10%) Juniper
4 95 (18.81%) Palo Alto
5 75 (14.85%) VMware
6 65 (12.87%) F5
7 41 (8.12%) Citrix
8 39 (7.72%) Microsoft
9 36 (7.13%) Blue Coat
10 35 (6.93%) HP
10 35 (6.93%) SolarWinds
11 34 (6.73%) Fortinet
12 31 (6.14%) Aruba
12 31 (6.14%) Riverbed
13 25 (4.95%) Dell
14 14 (2.77%) Meraki
15 12 (2.38%) Brocade
16 10 (1.98%) Red Hat
16 10 (1.98%) Remedy
17 9 (1.78%) Avaya
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