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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 187 183 140
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 267 294 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.30% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.37% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 213 237
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.98% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 23
Median hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £21.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.60 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +27.65%
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
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -8 34 £440 +7.64% 14
Croydon -12 9 £438 +56.25%
New Malden -5 4 - -
Chessington - 3 £388 -
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 414 (75.41%) Cisco
2 338 (61.57%) Firewall
3 267 (48.63%) Cisco Certification
4 216 (39.34%) CCNP
5 183 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 166 (30.24%) Juniper
7 152 (27.69%) Network Security
8 147 (26.78%) Wireless
9 144 (26.23%) Data Centre
10 139 (25.32%) WAN
11 136 (24.77%) LAN
12 125 (22.77%) Cisco ASA
13 116 (21.13%) VPN
14 114 (20.77%) BGP
15 107 (19.49%) Finance
16 106 (19.31%) Palo Alto
17 102 (18.58%) CCNA
18 98 (17.85%) TCP/IP
19 96 (17.49%) OSPF
20 93 (16.94%) F5
21 90 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
22 80 (14.57%) Security Cleared
23 79 (14.39%) Windows
24 74 (13.48%) CCIE
25 72 (13.11%) MPLS
26 68 (12.39%) DNS
27 67 (12.20%) Network Design
27 67 (12.20%) SC Cleared
28 63 (11.48%) VMware
29 58 (10.56%) DHCP

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 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (1.46%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (0.91%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.73%) Confluence
4 4 (0.73%) IIS
5 2 (0.36%) Apache
5 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.82%) Office 365
3 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.55%) IaaS
5 2 (0.36%) G Suite
5 2 (0.36%) Heroku
5 2 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 338 (61.57%) Firewall
2 152 (27.69%) Network Security
3 147 (26.78%) Wireless
4 139 (25.32%) WAN
5 136 (24.77%) LAN
6 125 (22.77%) Cisco ASA
7 116 (21.13%) VPN
8 114 (20.77%) BGP
9 98 (17.85%) TCP/IP
10 96 (17.49%) OSPF
11 90 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 72 (13.11%) MPLS
13 68 (12.39%) DNS
14 58 (10.56%) DHCP
15 51 (9.29%) IPsec
16 47 (8.56%) VoIP
17 45 (8.20%) VLAN
18 43 (7.83%) EIGRP
19 41 (7.47%) BIG-IP
20 40 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.19%) MySQL
2 10 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.36%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (0.91%) JIRA
1 5 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) Ant
5 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.18%) Gradle
5 1 (0.18%) Hudson
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.18%) Psake
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (19.49%) Finance
2 33 (6.01%) Banking
3 20 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.73%) Financial Institution
4 15 (2.73%) Retail
5 8 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.09%) Legal
7 3 (0.55%) Publishing
8 2 (0.36%) Advertising
8 2 (0.36%) Billing
8 2 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Front Office
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.56%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.46%) Web Services
3 5 (0.91%) XMPP
4 4 (0.73%) CSS
5 3 (0.55%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.36%) COM
6 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.36%) REST
6 2 (0.36%) RFC 2544
7 1 (0.18%) RESTful
7 1 (0.18%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) XSLT
7 1 (0.18%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 144 (26.23%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.19%) Hedge funds
5 9 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.28%) CMDB
8 5 (0.91%) NHS
8 5 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (0.73%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.73%) Fintech
9 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.55%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.36%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.36%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.36%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.36%) PKI
11 2 (0.36%) Social Media
11 2 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.39%) Windows
2 51 (9.29%) Linux
3 42 (7.65%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.55%) Unix
6 13 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.28%) SUSE
9 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.55%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.18%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (12.20%) Network Design
2 53 (9.65%) ITIL
3 50 (9.11%) Network Management
4 41 (7.47%) Load Balancing
5 40 (7.29%) Change Management
6 37 (6.74%) Migration
7 33 (6.01%) Network Architecture
8 30 (5.46%) Network Monitoring
9 28 (5.10%) Project Management
10 27 (4.92%) Change Control
11 20 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (2.73%) Information Security
13 14 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (2.55%) SIEM
14 13 (2.37%) Asset Management
14 13 (2.37%) DDoS Mitigation
15 12 (2.19%) Remediation Plan
16 11 (2.00%) E-Commerce
16 11 (2.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.55%) SQL
2 12 (2.19%) Python
3 9 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 5 (0.91%) Java
5 5 (0.91%) Perl
5 5 (0.91%) PHP
6 4 (0.73%) C
7 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.18%) C#
8 1 (0.18%) Ruby
8 1 (0.18%) VB
8 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 267 (48.63%) Cisco Certification
2 216 (39.34%) CCNP
3 102 (18.58%) CCNA
4 80 (14.57%) Security Cleared
5 74 (13.48%) CCIE
6 67 (12.20%) SC Cleared
7 24 (4.37%) CCSA
8 23 (4.19%) CCDP
9 21 (3.83%) CCSE
10 15 (2.73%) Degree
10 15 (2.73%) JNCIP
11 14 (2.55%) JNCIS
12 11 (2.00%) JNCIE
13 9 (1.64%) CCDA
14 8 (1.46%) CCSP
14 8 (1.46%) CCVP
14 8 (1.46%) JNCIA
15 7 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
15 7 (1.28%) CISSP
16 6 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.01%) PCI DSS
2 15 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.09%) SLA
4 5 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.36%) RMADS
6 1 (0.18%) BS7799
6 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 28 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (3.28%) ProxySG
5 12 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.64%) Firmware
7 7 (1.28%) vSphere
8 6 (1.09%) BIND 9
9 5 (0.91%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.73%) Docker
10 4 (0.73%) vCloud
10 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.55%) XenApp
12 2 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.36%) Kamailio
12 2 (0.36%) KVM
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.36%) XenServer
13 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (4.74%) Nagios
2 19 (3.46%) FortiGate
3 18 (3.28%) Cacti
4 15 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (2.55%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.28%) Puppet
8 6 (1.09%) OPNET
9 5 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.91%) OpenView
9 5 (0.91%) SmokePing
9 5 (0.91%) WSUS
10 4 (0.73%) Foglight
10 4 (0.73%) Nessus
10 4 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
10 4 (0.73%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.36%) Ansible
11 2 (0.36%) Mesos
Vendors
1 414 (75.41%) Cisco
2 183 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 166 (30.24%) Juniper
4 106 (19.31%) Palo Alto
5 93 (16.94%) F5
6 63 (11.48%) VMware
7 47 (8.56%) Blue Coat
8 45 (8.20%) SolarWinds
9 44 (8.01%) Riverbed
10 42 (7.65%) Microsoft
11 41 (7.47%) Aruba
11 41 (7.47%) Fortinet
12 40 (7.29%) Citrix
13 33 (6.01%) HP
14 20 (3.64%) Dell
15 15 (2.73%) Meraki
15 15 (2.73%) Tufin
16 14 (2.55%) Brocade
16 14 (2.55%) FireEye
17 10 (1.82%) Red Hat
London
IT Connections
Rate: Contract Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £160 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago