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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 165 196 242
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 294 250 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.09% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.17% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 146 79
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£328 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £278
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 £33.18 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.95% +47.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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
20303 21377 19446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.64% 92.94% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 14670 13267
Average daily rate £448 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £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 367 403 401
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 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +34 79 £330 -12.00% 35
Hounslow - 7 £413 - 1
Canary Wharf +6 2 £500 +73.91%
Harrow +1 2 £300 +122.22%
Croydon -4 1 £425 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Orpington - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Brentford - - - - 2
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 565 (85.74%) Cisco
2 397 (60.24%) Firewall
3 381 (57.81%) Cisco Certification
4 273 (41.43%) CCNP
5 239 (36.27%) Juniper
6 216 (32.78%) BGP
7 207 (31.41%) WAN
8 204 (30.96%) F5
9 203 (30.80%) LAN
10 187 (28.38%) CheckPoint
10 187 (28.38%) Cisco ASA
11 181 (27.47%) OSPF
12 160 (24.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 158 (23.98%) Finance
14 156 (23.67%) Network Security
15 149 (22.61%) MPLS
15 149 (22.61%) VPN
16 144 (21.85%) CCNA
17 127 (19.27%) Wireless
18 114 (17.30%) TCP/IP
19 102 (15.48%) CCIE
19 102 (15.48%) EIGRP
20 98 (14.87%) Load Balancing
21 82 (12.44%) Windows
22 81 (12.29%) DNS
23 79 (11.99%) VoIP
23 79 (11.99%) Blue Coat
24 74 (11.23%) IPsec
25 69 (10.47%) Banking
26 66 (10.02%) Multicast

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (0.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.61%) IIS
3 3 (0.46%) Apache
3 3 (0.46%) Lync
3 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 397 (60.24%) Firewall
2 216 (32.78%) BGP
3 207 (31.41%) WAN
4 203 (30.80%) LAN
5 187 (28.38%) Cisco ASA
6 181 (27.47%) OSPF
7 160 (24.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 156 (23.67%) Network Security
9 149 (22.61%) MPLS
9 149 (22.61%) VPN
10 127 (19.27%) Wireless
11 114 (17.30%) TCP/IP
12 102 (15.48%) EIGRP
13 81 (12.29%) DNS
14 79 (11.99%) VoIP
15 74 (11.23%) IPsec
16 66 (10.02%) Multicast
17 63 (9.56%) VLAN
18 59 (8.95%) Cisco IOS
19 55 (8.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.61%) MySQL
3 3 (0.46%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.46%) DB2
4 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.46%) JIRA
2 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
General
1 158 (23.98%) Finance
2 69 (10.47%) Banking
3 48 (7.28%) Telecoms
4 37 (5.61%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.58%) Games
6 11 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.06%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.91%) Back Office
8 6 (0.91%) Retail
9 4 (0.61%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) Advertising
10 3 (0.46%) Korean Language
11 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.61%) CSS
1 4 (0.61%) XMPP
2 3 (0.46%) JSON
2 3 (0.46%) REST
2 3 (0.46%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.46%) SOAP
2 3 (0.46%) Web Services
2 3 (0.46%) XML
3 1 (0.15%) OLE
3 1 (0.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
1 20 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (1.82%) Online Games
3 8 (1.21%) IVR
3 8 (1.21%) PKI
4 6 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 6 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 5 (0.76%) Hedge funds
6 4 (0.61%) Replication
6 4 (0.61%) Open Source
7 3 (0.46%) NHS
7 3 (0.46%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.46%) IPTV
7 3 (0.46%) Eurex
7 3 (0.46%) Interactive TV
7 3 (0.46%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.30%) Celerra
8 2 (0.30%) Spread Betting
8 2 (0.30%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.44%) Windows
2 42 (6.37%) Linux
3 24 (3.64%) UNIX
4 17 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.52%) Windows 2000
7 10 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.46%) SUSE
9 3 (0.46%) Android
9 3 (0.46%) CentOS
9 3 (0.46%) AIX
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (14.87%) Load Balancing
2 63 (9.56%) Network Design
3 56 (8.50%) ITIL
4 54 (8.19%) Low Latency
5 42 (6.37%) Network Management
6 35 (5.31%) E-Commerce
7 30 (4.55%) Service Management
7 30 (4.55%) Migration
8 29 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (3.49%) Change Management
10 21 (3.19%) Incident Management
11 20 (3.03%) Network Architecture
12 18 (2.73%) Service Delivery
13 16 (2.43%) Project Management
14 15 (2.28%) Kalman Filter
15 14 (2.12%) Mentoring
15 14 (2.12%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (1.52%) Network Planning
17 9 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (1.37%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.28%) Python
2 12 (1.82%) Perl
2 12 (1.82%) SQL
3 5 (0.76%) C
4 4 (0.61%) Java
4 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.30%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.15%) Lisp
7 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 381 (57.81%) Cisco Certification
2 273 (41.43%) CCNP
3 144 (21.85%) CCNA
4 102 (15.48%) CCIE
5 33 (5.01%) Degree
6 29 (4.40%) Security Cleared
7 25 (3.79%) CCSE
8 21 (3.19%) SC Cleared
9 20 (3.03%) CCSA
10 14 (2.12%) CCDP
11 13 (1.97%) CCSP
11 13 (1.97%) JNCIA
12 12 (1.82%) JNCIS
12 12 (1.82%) JNCIP
13 9 (1.37%) CISSP
13 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.06%) CCIP
15 6 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.61%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.64%) SLA
2 6 (0.91%) QA
3 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.88%) ProxySG
3 16 (2.43%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.28%) vSphere
5 9 (1.37%) Snort
6 5 (0.76%) XenServer
6 5 (0.76%) vCloud
7 4 (0.61%) NFS
7 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.61%) Firmware
8 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.46%) XenApp
8 3 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.30%) Xen
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.15%) UAG
10 1 (0.15%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 28 (4.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 12 (1.82%) RANCID
4 9 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
4 9 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (0.91%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (0.61%) OPNET
9 2 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.30%) Puppet
9 2 (0.30%) NetCrunch
9 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.30%) Iperf
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco LMS
10 1 (0.15%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 565 (85.74%) Cisco
2 239 (36.27%) Juniper
3 204 (30.96%) F5
4 187 (28.38%) CheckPoint
5 79 (11.99%) Blue Coat
6 65 (9.86%) VMware
7 63 (9.56%) Citrix
8 60 (9.10%) SolarWinds
9 46 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 38 (5.77%) Fortinet
11 36 (5.46%) Infoblox
12 32 (4.86%) Riverbed
13 31 (4.70%) HP
14 22 (3.34%) Brocade
15 18 (2.73%) Aruba
16 17 (2.58%) McAfee
17 14 (2.12%) Remedy
17 14 (2.12%) Nortel
18 13 (1.97%) Sourcefire
19 12 (1.82%) Avaya
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