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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 165 201 244
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 317 234 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.02% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.10% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 140 101
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £29.75 £31.88 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+45.34% -36.76%
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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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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 +3 82 £400 +14.28% 30
Isleworth - 4 - -
Bromley -2 2 £209 -7.22%
Croydon -10 2 £180 -37.39%
Ilford - 2 £190 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Uxbridge +4 1 - -
Docklands, London -4 1 - -
Canary Wharf -14 1 £313 +11.60%
Wembley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 520 (84.83%) Cisco
2 366 (59.71%) Firewall
3 339 (55.30%) Cisco Certification
4 239 (38.99%) CCNP
5 225 (36.70%) Juniper
6 217 (35.40%) LAN
6 217 (35.40%) WAN
7 200 (32.63%) BGP
8 191 (31.16%) Cisco ASA
9 176 (28.71%) Network Security
10 174 (28.38%) MPLS
11 164 (26.75%) F5
12 163 (26.59%) CheckPoint
13 162 (26.43%) VPN
14 158 (25.77%) OSPF
15 154 (25.12%) Finance
16 145 (23.65%) Wireless
17 140 (22.84%) Cisco Nexus
18 121 (19.74%) CCNA
19 106 (17.29%) Data Centre
20 105 (17.13%) TCP/IP
21 101 (16.48%) EIGRP
22 93 (15.17%) SolarWinds
23 92 (15.01%) DNS
24 90 (14.68%) Load Balancing
25 84 (13.70%) VLAN
26 83 (13.54%) Windows
27 82 (13.38%) VoIP
28 80 (13.05%) IPsec
29 79 (12.89%) Cisco IOS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (1.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.49%) Lync
4 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.16%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.31%) MS Office
3 7 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 366 (59.71%) Firewall
2 217 (35.40%) LAN
2 217 (35.40%) WAN
3 200 (32.63%) BGP
4 191 (31.16%) Cisco ASA
5 176 (28.71%) Network Security
6 174 (28.38%) MPLS
7 162 (26.43%) VPN
8 158 (25.77%) OSPF
9 145 (23.65%) Wireless
10 140 (22.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 105 (17.13%) TCP/IP
12 101 (16.48%) EIGRP
13 92 (15.01%) DNS
14 84 (13.70%) VLAN
15 82 (13.38%) VoIP
16 80 (13.05%) IPsec
17 79 (12.89%) Cisco IOS
18 74 (12.07%) DHCP
19 70 (11.42%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.63%) MySQL
2 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.49%) JIRA
2 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.16%) MSI
3 1 (0.16%) JMeter
3 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.16%) GCC
3 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
General
1 154 (25.12%) Finance
2 50 (8.16%) Banking
3 46 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.57%) Multimedia
5 21 (3.43%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.31%) Retail
6 8 (1.31%) Games
6 8 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.82%) Advertising
8 3 (0.49%) Back Office
8 3 (0.49%) Law
9 2 (0.33%) Legal
9 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.33%) Local Government
9 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.79%) XMPP
2 6 (0.98%) XML
3 4 (0.65%) SOAP
4 3 (0.49%) Web Services
4 3 (0.49%) JSON
4 3 (0.49%) REST
5 2 (0.33%) LAMP
6 1 (0.16%) CSS
6 1 (0.16%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.16%) Middleware
6 1 (0.16%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 106 (17.29%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 19 (3.10%) PKI
4 14 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (1.63%) IVR
6 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.31%) Eurex
7 8 (1.31%) User Experience
7 8 (1.31%) NHS
8 5 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.82%) Online Games
9 4 (0.65%) Statistics
10 3 (0.49%) IPTV
11 2 (0.33%) BBC
11 2 (0.33%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.33%) Clustering
11 2 (0.33%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.54%) Windows
2 40 (6.53%) Linux
3 25 (4.08%) UNIX
4 15 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (2.45%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.98%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.98%) Windows 2000
7 5 (0.82%) Solaris
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.49%) CentOS
9 3 (0.49%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (14.68%) Load Balancing
2 62 (10.11%) Network Management
3 57 (9.30%) Network Design
4 56 (9.14%) ITIL
5 29 (4.73%) Network Monitoring
6 28 (4.57%) Low Latency
7 24 (3.92%) Project Management
8 22 (3.59%) Change Management
9 21 (3.43%) Service Management
9 21 (3.43%) Change Control
10 20 (3.26%) Migration
11 19 (3.10%) E-Commerce
11 19 (3.10%) DDoS Mitigation
12 18 (2.94%) Service Delivery
13 16 (2.61%) Incident Management
13 16 (2.61%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (2.45%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (1.96%) Performance Management
16 10 (1.63%) Network Architecture
16 10 (1.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.79%) Python
2 10 (1.63%) SQL
3 7 (1.14%) Perl
4 6 (0.98%) PHP
5 5 (0.82%) VB
6 4 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.49%) C
7 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.16%) Lisp
9 1 (0.16%) Java
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 339 (55.30%) Cisco Certification
2 239 (38.99%) CCNP
3 121 (19.74%) CCNA
4 77 (12.56%) CCIE
5 40 (6.53%) Security Cleared
6 33 (5.38%) Degree
7 29 (4.73%) SC Cleared
8 20 (3.26%) CCSE
9 16 (2.61%) CCSA
10 15 (2.45%) JNCIA
11 12 (1.96%) JNCIS
11 12 (1.96%) CCDP
11 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.47%) CISSP
13 8 (1.31%) MCSE
13 8 (1.31%) JNCIP
14 6 (0.98%) CCIP
15 5 (0.82%) CCSP
15 5 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.65%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.40%) SLA
2 6 (0.98%) QA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.63%) ProxySG
4 9 (1.47%) XenServer
5 7 (1.14%) vSphere
5 7 (1.14%) Snort
6 4 (0.65%) vCloud
6 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.65%) NFS
7 3 (0.49%) Xen
8 2 (0.33%) Firmware
8 2 (0.33%) XenApp
8 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.16%) pfSense
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 44 (7.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (2.77%) FortiGate
3 16 (2.61%) RANCID
4 12 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
5 10 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (1.63%) CA Spectrum
6 9 (1.47%) OpenView
7 8 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.31%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.14%) NetCrunch
8 7 (1.14%) Nagios
9 6 (0.98%) OPNET
9 6 (0.98%) SCCM
10 5 (0.82%) Cacti
11 4 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
12 2 (0.33%) WMI
12 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 520 (84.83%) Cisco
2 225 (36.70%) Juniper
3 164 (26.75%) F5
4 163 (26.59%) CheckPoint
5 93 (15.17%) SolarWinds
6 67 (10.93%) Blue Coat
7 54 (8.81%) Infoblox
7 54 (8.81%) VMware
8 52 (8.48%) Citrix
9 40 (6.53%) Aruba
10 36 (5.87%) HP
11 35 (5.71%) Microsoft
12 26 (4.24%) Fortinet
13 23 (3.75%) Riverbed
14 22 (3.59%) Nortel
15 21 (3.43%) Avaya
16 19 (3.10%) McAfee
17 13 (2.12%) Websense
17 13 (2.12%) Sourcefire
18 12 (1.96%) Brocade
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