The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 171 188 253
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +65
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 297 273 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 1.15% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.25% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 158 76
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£338 £348 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.47 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.25%
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +15 71 £338 -3.70% 24
Hounslow - 7 £413 -
Canary Wharf -3 3 £406 +41.30%
New Malden - 3 - -
Harrow +1 2 £300 +122.22%
Feltham - 2 £155 -
Croydon -4 1 £425 +17.24% 1
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Wembley - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 553 (86.54%) Cisco
2 384 (60.09%) Firewall
3 374 (58.53%) Cisco Certification
4 274 (42.88%) CCNP
5 244 (38.18%) Juniper
6 206 (32.24%) BGP
7 204 (31.92%) Cisco ASA
8 203 (31.77%) WAN
9 200 (31.30%) LAN
10 195 (30.52%) F5
11 180 (28.17%) OSPF
12 175 (27.39%) CheckPoint
13 162 (25.35%) MPLS
14 159 (24.88%) Finance
15 158 (24.73%) Network Security
16 150 (23.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 150 (23.47%) VPN
17 145 (22.69%) Wireless
18 138 (21.60%) CCNA
19 110 (17.21%) EIGRP
20 108 (16.90%) TCP/IP
21 100 (15.65%) Load Balancing
22 91 (14.24%) CCIE
23 90 (14.08%) DNS
24 87 (13.62%) Windows
25 83 (12.99%) VoIP
26 79 (12.36%) SolarWinds
27 77 (12.05%) Blue Coat
28 74 (11.58%) IPsec
29 67 (10.49%) Citrix

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (0.63%) Lync
3 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.31%) IIS
3 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) MS Office
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 384 (60.09%) Firewall
2 206 (32.24%) BGP
3 204 (31.92%) Cisco ASA
4 203 (31.77%) WAN
5 200 (31.30%) LAN
6 180 (28.17%) OSPF
7 162 (25.35%) MPLS
8 158 (24.73%) Network Security
9 150 (23.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 150 (23.47%) VPN
10 145 (22.69%) Wireless
11 110 (17.21%) EIGRP
12 108 (16.90%) TCP/IP
13 90 (14.08%) DNS
14 83 (12.99%) VoIP
15 74 (11.58%) IPsec
16 66 (10.33%) VLAN
17 65 (10.17%) Multicast
18 62 (9.70%) Cisco IOS
19 61 (9.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.78%) MySQL
1 5 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (0.47%) JIRA
2 2 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 159 (24.88%) Finance
2 64 (10.02%) Banking
3 49 (7.67%) Telecoms
4 35 (5.48%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.66%) Games
6 11 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.56%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.94%) Retail
9 5 (0.78%) Back Office
10 4 (0.63%) Law
11 3 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.63%) XML
1 4 (0.63%) XMPP
2 3 (0.47%) REST
2 3 (0.47%) JSON
2 3 (0.47%) SOAP
2 3 (0.47%) Web Services
3 2 (0.31%) CSS
4 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.16%) LAMP
4 1 (0.16%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (1.88%) Online Games
4 11 (1.72%) PKI
5 10 (1.56%) IVR
6 5 (0.78%) Hedge funds
6 5 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (0.78%) NHS
6 5 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.63%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.63%) Open Source
8 3 (0.47%) IPTV
8 3 (0.47%) Statistics
8 3 (0.47%) Interactive TV
8 3 (0.47%) Clustering
8 3 (0.47%) BYOD
8 3 (0.47%) Eurex
9 2 (0.31%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.31%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 87 (13.62%) Windows
2 36 (5.63%) Linux
3 20 (3.13%) UNIX
4 18 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.72%) Windows 2000
7 11 (1.72%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.47%) Android
8 3 (0.47%) CentOS
9 2 (0.31%) Solaris
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (15.65%) Load Balancing
2 67 (10.49%) Network Design
3 60 (9.39%) ITIL
4 53 (8.29%) Low Latency
5 43 (6.73%) Network Management
6 37 (5.79%) E-Commerce
7 30 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
7 30 (4.69%) Service Management
8 27 (4.23%) Migration
9 24 (3.76%) Change Management
10 19 (2.97%) Incident Management
11 18 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (2.66%) Network Architecture
12 17 (2.66%) Service Delivery
13 15 (2.35%) Mentoring
14 14 (2.19%) Project Management
14 14 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (1.41%) Network Planning
16 9 (1.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.19%) Python
2 12 (1.88%) Perl
3 10 (1.56%) SQL
4 5 (0.78%) C
5 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.63%) Java
6 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.31%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.31%) PHP
8 1 (0.16%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 374 (58.53%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (42.88%) CCNP
3 138 (21.60%) CCNA
4 91 (14.24%) CCIE
5 37 (5.79%) Security Cleared
6 33 (5.16%) Degree
7 27 (4.23%) SC Cleared
8 22 (3.44%) CCSE
9 18 (2.82%) CCSA
10 16 (2.50%) JNCIA
11 15 (2.35%) JNCIS
12 13 (2.03%) JNCIP
13 12 (1.88%) CCDP
14 11 (1.72%) CCSP
14 11 (1.72%) CISSP
15 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.78%) CCDA
16 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.63%) CISM
17 4 (0.63%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.69%) SLA
2 6 (0.94%) QA
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 32 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.82%) ProxySG
4 11 (1.72%) vSphere
5 6 (0.94%) Snort
5 6 (0.94%) XenServer
6 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.63%) NFS
8 3 (0.47%) XenApp
8 3 (0.47%) vCloud
8 3 (0.47%) Xen
8 3 (0.47%) Firmware
8 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.16%) UAG
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.16%) pfSense
10 1 (0.16%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 29 (4.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (3.13%) FortiGate
3 16 (2.50%) RANCID
4 14 (2.19%) CiscoWorks
5 11 (1.72%) Cisco UCCE
6 9 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
6 9 (1.41%) OpenView
7 8 (1.25%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.78%) Cisco IPCC
10 4 (0.63%) OPNET
11 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.31%) Iperf
12 2 (0.31%) Nagios
12 2 (0.31%) SCCM
12 2 (0.31%) NetCrunch
12 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.31%) Puppet
12 2 (0.31%) Cacti
Vendors
1 553 (86.54%) Cisco
2 244 (38.18%) Juniper
3 195 (30.52%) F5
4 175 (27.39%) CheckPoint
5 79 (12.36%) SolarWinds
6 77 (12.05%) Blue Coat
7 67 (10.49%) Citrix
8 66 (10.33%) VMware
9 48 (7.51%) Microsoft
10 45 (7.04%) Infoblox
11 42 (6.57%) Fortinet
12 38 (5.95%) HP
13 29 (4.54%) Aruba
14 27 (4.23%) Riverbed
15 17 (2.66%) McAfee
16 15 (2.35%) Nortel
17 14 (2.19%) Brocade
18 13 (2.03%) Websense
18 13 (2.03%) Avaya
19 12 (1.88%) Remedy
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