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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 183 220 201
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 268 231 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.10% 0.92% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.99% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 145 140
Average daily rate
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£370 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £26.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £21.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.50 £29.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-31.61% +30.76%
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +60 93 £350 -3.44% 30
Kingston Upon Thames +1 4 £315 +1.61%
Croydon +5 3 £363 +20.83% 4
Bromley - 2 - -
West Drayton - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £380 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Hayes - - - - 3
Hounslow - - - - 2
Orpington - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 371 (72.04%) Cisco
2 287 (55.73%) Firewall
3 268 (52.04%) Cisco Certification
4 194 (37.67%) CCNP
5 169 (32.82%) WAN
6 159 (30.87%) Juniper
7 146 (28.35%) LAN
8 140 (27.18%) CheckPoint
9 124 (24.08%) F5
10 119 (23.11%) BGP
11 114 (22.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 113 (21.94%) Network Security
13 111 (21.55%) CCNA
13 111 (21.55%) VPN
14 110 (21.36%) Finance
15 103 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
16 84 (16.31%) OSPF
17 77 (14.95%) Wireless
18 76 (14.76%) TCP/IP
19 69 (13.40%) Windows
20 68 (13.20%) Load Balancing
21 59 (11.46%) MPLS
21 59 (11.46%) Banking
22 56 (10.87%) Blue Coat
23 55 (10.68%) Cisco IOS
24 53 (10.29%) VLAN
24 53 (10.29%) DNS
24 53 (10.29%) Citrix
25 52 (10.10%) EIGRP
26 51 (9.90%) NetScaler

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 18 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.14%) IIS
3 11 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.36%) Apache
6 6 (1.17%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.97%) Lync
8 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.72%) MS Office
3 9 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.78%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.58%) MS Project
5 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 287 (55.73%) Firewall
2 169 (32.82%) WAN
3 146 (28.35%) LAN
4 119 (23.11%) BGP
5 114 (22.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 113 (21.94%) Network Security
7 111 (21.55%) VPN
8 103 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 84 (16.31%) OSPF
10 77 (14.95%) Wireless
11 76 (14.76%) TCP/IP
12 59 (11.46%) MPLS
13 55 (10.68%) Cisco IOS
14 53 (10.29%) VLAN
14 53 (10.29%) DNS
15 52 (10.10%) EIGRP
16 51 (9.90%) NetScaler
17 48 (9.32%) Multicast
18 44 (8.54%) VoIP
19 42 (8.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.58%) DB2
2 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
2 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.19%) Redmine
2 1 (0.19%) Trac
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 110 (21.36%) Finance
2 59 (11.46%) Banking
3 23 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.27%) Financial Institution
5 19 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.55%) Retail
7 5 (0.97%) French Language
7 5 (0.97%) Spanish Language
7 5 (0.97%) Publishing
7 5 (0.97%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Law
8 3 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.55%) CSS
2 6 (1.17%) .NET
3 3 (0.58%) WAP
3 3 (0.58%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.19%) HTML5
5 1 (0.19%) Middleware
5 1 (0.19%) Ajax
5 1 (0.19%) JSON
5 1 (0.19%) HTML
5 1 (0.19%) Web Services
5 1 (0.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (1.75%) Hedge funds
3 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.17%) NHS
5 5 (0.97%) Clustering
5 5 (0.97%) Online Games
5 5 (0.97%) Open Source
5 5 (0.97%) EqualLogic
6 4 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.58%) GIS
7 3 (0.58%) PKI
7 3 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.39%) CCTV
8 2 (0.39%) IVR
8 2 (0.39%) Handset
8 2 (0.39%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.39%) Replication
8 2 (0.39%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 69 (13.40%) Windows
2 47 (9.13%) Linux
3 31 (6.02%) UNIX
4 20 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.94%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.36%) Solaris
7 6 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.97%) AIX
9 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.78%) SUSE
9 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.39%) NetWare
11 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.39%) HPUX
12 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (13.20%) Load Balancing
2 49 (9.51%) ITIL
3 40 (7.77%) Network Management
4 38 (7.38%) Migration
5 35 (6.80%) Network Design
6 25 (4.85%) Low Latency
7 19 (3.69%) Service Delivery
8 17 (3.30%) Change Control
9 16 (3.11%) Network Architecture
9 16 (3.11%) Project Management
10 15 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (2.52%) Change Management
12 10 (1.94%) Problem Management
13 9 (1.75%) Service Management
13 9 (1.75%) Configuration Management
13 9 (1.75%) E-Commerce
14 8 (1.55%) Kalman Filter
15 7 (1.36%) Project Planning
15 7 (1.36%) Business Continuity
15 7 (1.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.27%) SQL
2 14 (2.72%) Perl
3 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.17%) C
3 6 (1.17%) Java
4 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.78%) Ruby
5 2 (0.39%) PHP
5 2 (0.39%) Python
6 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.19%) Korn
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) C#
6 1 (0.19%) C++
6 1 (0.19%) VBScript
6 1 (0.19%) VB
6 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 268 (52.04%) Cisco Certification
2 194 (37.67%) CCNP
3 111 (21.55%) CCNA
4 48 (9.32%) CCIE
5 25 (4.85%) CISSP
5 25 (4.85%) CCSE
6 23 (4.47%) Degree
7 22 (4.27%) Security Cleared
8 15 (2.91%) SC Cleared
8 15 (2.91%) JNCIS
9 12 (2.33%) JNCIA
10 11 (2.14%) CCVP
10 11 (2.14%) CCDP
11 10 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.94%) CCSP
11 10 (1.94%) MCSE
12 9 (1.75%) CCSA
13 8 (1.55%) JNCIP
13 8 (1.55%) MCITP
14 7 (1.36%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.72%) SLA
2 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.19%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 26 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.30%) Snort
3 10 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.55%) ProxySG
5 7 (1.36%) vSphere
6 6 (1.17%) Nmap
7 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.78%) UAG
9 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.58%) XenApp
10 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.19%) KVM
11 1 (0.19%) RHEV
11 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.55%) BladeLogic
2 7 (1.36%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (0.97%) Nessus
5 4 (0.78%) SCCM
5 4 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.39%) SCOM
6 2 (0.39%) OpenView
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.39%) RANCID
7 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) Cacti
7 1 (0.19%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 371 (72.04%) Cisco
2 159 (30.87%) Juniper
3 140 (27.18%) CheckPoint
4 124 (24.08%) F5
5 56 (10.87%) Blue Coat
6 53 (10.29%) Citrix
7 38 (7.38%) Microsoft
8 36 (6.99%) VMware
9 27 (5.24%) HP
10 21 (4.08%) McAfee
11 19 (3.69%) Riverbed
12 18 (3.50%) Aruba
13 16 (3.11%) Sourcefire
14 15 (2.91%) SolarWinds
14 15 (2.91%) Nortel
15 14 (2.72%) Mitel
16 12 (2.33%) Websense
17 11 (2.14%) Fortinet
17 11 (2.14%) ProCurve
17 11 (2.14%) Dell
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