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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 154 192 258
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +66
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 309 241 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.07% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.15% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 155 66
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 0
Average hourly rate £29.88 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
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 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +11 70 £388 +0.64% 35
Hounslow - 7 £413 - 1
Canary Wharf -8 3 £406 +41.30%
New Malden - 3 - -
Feltham - 2 £155 -
Bromley +2 1 £173 -23.33%
Croydon -10 1 £425 +47.82%
Harrow - 1 £300 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
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 22 May 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.

1 528 (86.70%) Cisco
2 378 (62.07%) Firewall
3 348 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 248 (40.72%) CCNP
5 237 (38.92%) Juniper
6 199 (32.68%) BGP
7 197 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
8 194 (31.86%) LAN
9 193 (31.69%) WAN
10 190 (31.20%) F5
11 174 (28.57%) Finance
12 167 (27.42%) CheckPoint
13 165 (27.09%) MPLS
14 164 (26.93%) OSPF
15 160 (26.27%) Network Security
16 147 (24.14%) VPN
17 138 (22.66%) Cisco Nexus
18 135 (22.17%) Wireless
19 126 (20.69%) CCNA
20 109 (17.90%) EIGRP
21 104 (17.08%) TCP/IP
22 94 (15.44%) Load Balancing
23 88 (14.45%) SolarWinds
23 88 (14.45%) CCIE
23 88 (14.45%) DNS
24 80 (13.14%) Windows
25 77 (12.64%) IPsec
25 77 (12.64%) Blue Coat
26 73 (11.99%) VoIP
26 73 (11.99%) Multicast

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.49%) Lync
4 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) MS Office
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 378 (62.07%) Firewall
2 199 (32.68%) BGP
3 197 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
4 194 (31.86%) LAN
5 193 (31.69%) WAN
6 165 (27.09%) MPLS
7 164 (26.93%) OSPF
8 160 (26.27%) Network Security
9 147 (24.14%) VPN
10 138 (22.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 135 (22.17%) Wireless
12 109 (17.90%) EIGRP
13 104 (17.08%) TCP/IP
14 88 (14.45%) DNS
15 77 (12.64%) IPsec
16 73 (11.99%) VoIP
16 73 (11.99%) Multicast
17 67 (11.00%) VLAN
18 60 (9.85%) Cisco IOS
19 59 (9.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.99%) MySQL
2 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.49%) JIRA
2 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 174 (28.57%) Finance
2 65 (10.67%) Banking
3 42 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.58%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.45%) Multimedia
6 15 (2.46%) Games
7 12 (1.97%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.31%) Retail
9 4 (0.66%) Back Office
10 3 (0.49%) Law
10 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.99%) XML
2 5 (0.82%) XMPP
3 3 (0.49%) REST
3 3 (0.49%) JSON
3 3 (0.49%) SOAP
3 3 (0.49%) Web Services
4 2 (0.33%) CSS
5 1 (0.16%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 18 (2.96%) PKI
3 14 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.64%) IVR
5 10 (1.64%) Online Games
6 7 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.99%) NHS
7 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.82%) User Experience
8 5 (0.82%) Open Source
8 5 (0.82%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.66%) Eurex
10 3 (0.49%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.49%) IPTV
11 2 (0.33%) Clustering
11 2 (0.33%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.33%) CCTV
11 2 (0.33%) Statistics
11 2 (0.33%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (13.14%) Windows
2 30 (4.93%) Linux
3 19 (3.12%) UNIX
4 18 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.48%) Windows 2000
8 6 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.49%) Android
10 3 (0.49%) CentOS
11 2 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (15.44%) Load Balancing
2 61 (10.02%) Network Design
3 59 (9.69%) ITIL
4 51 (8.37%) Network Management
5 49 (8.05%) Low Latency
6 35 (5.75%) E-Commerce
7 28 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
8 24 (3.94%) Service Management
9 21 (3.45%) Change Management
10 20 (3.28%) DDoS Mitigation
11 18 (2.96%) Service Delivery
12 17 (2.79%) Incident Management
12 17 (2.79%) Migration
12 17 (2.79%) Project Management
13 14 (2.30%) Mentoring
14 13 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (1.97%) Network Architecture
16 11 (1.81%) Root Cause Analysis
17 10 (1.64%) Change Control
18 9 (1.48%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.46%) Python
2 11 (1.81%) Perl
3 8 (1.31%) SQL
4 5 (0.82%) C
5 4 (0.66%) Java
6 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.49%) PHP
7 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.16%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 348 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 248 (40.72%) CCNP
3 126 (20.69%) CCNA
4 88 (14.45%) CCIE
5 36 (5.91%) Security Cleared
6 34 (5.58%) Degree
7 28 (4.60%) SC Cleared
8 19 (3.12%) CCSE
9 16 (2.63%) JNCIA
10 15 (2.46%) CCSA
11 14 (2.30%) JNCIS
12 13 (2.13%) JNCIP
13 11 (1.81%) CCDP
14 10 (1.64%) CISSP
14 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (1.48%) CCSP
16 5 (0.82%) CCDA
16 5 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.66%) Avaya Certification
17 4 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.60%) SLA
2 6 (0.99%) QA
3 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.97%) ProxySG
4 7 (1.15%) XenServer
4 7 (1.15%) vSphere
5 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.82%) Snort
6 4 (0.66%) NFS
7 3 (0.49%) vCloud
7 3 (0.49%) Xen
8 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.33%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) pfSense
9 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.16%) UAG
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.16%) NLBS
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (5.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 16 (2.63%) RANCID
4 13 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
5 11 (1.81%) Cisco UCCE
6 9 (1.48%) OpenView
7 8 (1.31%) CA Spectrum
7 8 (1.31%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
10 4 (0.66%) OPNET
11 3 (0.49%) Cacti
11 3 (0.49%) SCCM
11 3 (0.49%) Nagios
12 2 (0.33%) NetCrunch
12 2 (0.33%) Puppet
12 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.33%) Iperf
13 1 (0.16%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 528 (86.70%) Cisco
2 237 (38.92%) Juniper
3 190 (31.20%) F5
4 167 (27.42%) CheckPoint
5 88 (14.45%) SolarWinds
6 77 (12.64%) Blue Coat
7 63 (10.34%) Citrix
8 61 (10.02%) VMware
9 52 (8.54%) Infoblox
10 40 (6.57%) Fortinet
11 36 (5.91%) Microsoft
12 35 (5.75%) Aruba
13 33 (5.42%) HP
14 21 (3.45%) Riverbed
15 17 (2.79%) McAfee
16 16 (2.63%) Nortel
17 14 (2.30%) Websense
18 13 (2.13%) Avaya
19 11 (1.81%) Brocade
19 11 (1.81%) Remedy
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