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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 181 155 225
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +70
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 261 325 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.53% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.62% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 227 121
Average daily rate £388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £34.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £12.50 £33.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £52.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -9.09%
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
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 32 £413 +10.00% 19
Docklands, London - 5 £225 -
Harrow - 3 £463 - 1
Croydon -9 2 £363 -
Ilford +1 1 £200 -27.27%
Bromley -10 1 £238 -
Feltham - 1 £260 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 403 (74.77%) Cisco
2 333 (61.78%) Firewall
3 255 (47.31%) Cisco Certification
4 210 (38.96%) WAN
5 203 (37.66%) LAN
6 197 (36.55%) CCNP
7 165 (30.61%) Juniper
8 155 (28.76%) Network Security
9 147 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 133 (24.68%) VPN
11 129 (23.93%) Finance
12 128 (23.75%) F5
13 125 (23.19%) Wireless
14 120 (22.26%) BGP
15 119 (22.08%) OSPF
16 104 (19.29%) Cisco ASA
17 98 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
18 92 (17.07%) Data Centre
19 91 (16.88%) DNS
20 85 (15.77%) MPLS
21 82 (15.21%) DHCP
22 81 (15.03%) CCNA
23 75 (13.91%) EIGRP
24 71 (13.17%) TCP/IP
25 67 (12.43%) VoIP
26 66 (12.24%) CCIE
27 65 (12.06%) Load Balancing
28 64 (11.87%) Palo Alto
29 62 (11.50%) Windows
30 58 (10.76%) ITIL

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (2.41%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.48%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) Confluence
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.19%) Smallworld
Applications
1 17 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.60%) MS Office
3 13 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 333 (61.78%) Firewall
2 210 (38.96%) WAN
3 203 (37.66%) LAN
4 155 (28.76%) Network Security
5 133 (24.68%) VPN
6 125 (23.19%) Wireless
7 120 (22.26%) BGP
8 119 (22.08%) OSPF
9 104 (19.29%) Cisco ASA
10 98 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 91 (16.88%) DNS
12 85 (15.77%) MPLS
13 82 (15.21%) DHCP
14 75 (13.91%) EIGRP
15 71 (13.17%) TCP/IP
16 67 (12.43%) VoIP
17 56 (10.39%) VLAN
18 50 (9.28%) Cisco IOS
19 49 (9.09%) IPsec
20 44 (8.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
2 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 129 (23.93%) Finance
2 50 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.31%) Banking
4 15 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.04%) Legal
7 8 (1.48%) Law
8 7 (1.30%) Retail
9 6 (1.11%) Advertising
10 4 (0.74%) Games
10 4 (0.74%) Marketing
10 4 (0.74%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.56%) Local Government
11 3 (0.56%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.41%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.86%) Web Services
3 7 (1.30%) XMPP
4 3 (0.56%) .NET
4 3 (0.56%) jQuery
4 3 (0.56%) RFC 2833
5 2 (0.37%) HTML
5 2 (0.37%) JSON
5 2 (0.37%) XML
6 1 (0.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.19%) Flash
6 1 (0.19%) Middleware
6 1 (0.19%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.19%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.19%) RFC 2547
6 1 (0.19%) SAML
6 1 (0.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.34%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.48%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.30%) Fintech
6 7 (1.30%) IVR
7 6 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.93%) PKI
9 4 (0.74%) CCTV
9 4 (0.74%) New Media
9 4 (0.74%) NHS
9 4 (0.74%) Wiki
10 3 (0.56%) BBC
10 3 (0.56%) BYOD
10 3 (0.56%) Clustering
10 3 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.56%) Handset
10 3 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.50%) Windows
2 28 (5.19%) Linux
2 28 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 20 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (3.34%) Unix
5 16 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.30%) Solaris
8 6 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.56%) Android
10 3 (0.56%) CatOS
11 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.37%) SUSE
11 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (12.06%) Load Balancing
2 58 (10.76%) ITIL
3 53 (9.83%) Network Design
4 52 (9.65%) Migration
5 43 (7.98%) Change Management
6 38 (7.05%) Network Monitoring
7 25 (4.64%) Project Management
8 22 (4.08%) Network Management
9 19 (3.53%) Service Management
10 18 (3.34%) Network Architecture
11 15 (2.78%) High Availability
11 15 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 12 (2.23%) Change Control
12 12 (2.23%) Configuration Management
12 12 (2.23%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (2.04%) Incident Management
13 11 (2.04%) Information Security
13 11 (2.04%) Mentoring
13 11 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (1.86%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.41%) SQL
2 8 (1.48%) Perl
3 7 (1.30%) Python
4 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.74%) C
4 4 (0.74%) PHP
5 3 (0.56%) Java
6 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 255 (47.31%) Cisco Certification
2 197 (36.55%) CCNP
3 81 (15.03%) CCNA
4 66 (12.24%) CCIE
5 25 (4.64%) Degree
6 23 (4.27%) JNCIP
7 17 (3.15%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.60%) CCDP
8 14 (2.60%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.41%) JNCIS
10 12 (2.23%) CCSE
11 9 (1.67%) CCNP Voice
11 9 (1.67%) CCSA
12 8 (1.48%) CISSP
13 7 (1.30%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.11%) CCDA
15 4 (0.74%) CCVP
15 4 (0.74%) JNCIE
16 3 (0.56%) CISM
16 3 (0.56%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.64%) SLA
2 8 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.56%) COBIT
4 3 (0.56%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.37%) QA
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.53%) Firmware
4 14 (2.60%) ProxySG
5 9 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.48%) XenApp
7 7 (1.30%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.11%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.11%) Snort
9 4 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.37%) vSphere
11 1 (0.19%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.19%) Docker
11 1 (0.19%) pfSense
11 1 (0.19%) Samba
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (7.79%) FortiGate
2 19 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (1.48%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (1.30%) Puppet
5 6 (1.11%) Proventia
5 6 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.56%) OPNET
8 2 (0.37%) Cacti
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco LMS
8 2 (0.37%) Iperf
8 2 (0.37%) Nagios
8 2 (0.37%) SCCM
9 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.19%) OpenView
9 1 (0.19%) RANCID
9 1 (0.19%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) vMotion
Vendors
1 403 (74.77%) Cisco
2 165 (30.61%) Juniper
3 147 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 128 (23.75%) F5
5 64 (11.87%) Palo Alto
6 52 (9.65%) Microsoft
7 47 (8.72%) SolarWinds
8 43 (7.98%) VMware
9 35 (6.49%) Blue Coat
9 35 (6.49%) Fortinet
10 34 (6.31%) Citrix
10 34 (6.31%) Riverbed
11 26 (4.82%) Infoblox
12 25 (4.64%) Aruba
13 17 (3.15%) HP
14 14 (2.60%) Mitel
15 12 (2.23%) Nokia
16 11 (2.04%) Avaya
16 11 (2.04%) Forcepoint
16 11 (2.04%) Intel Security
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