The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 190 152 201
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 274 342 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.51% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.60% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 246 181
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.25% -0.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +94.11%
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
20584 21391 22193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.95% 94.54% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15002 14791 15616
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 399 404
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 30 May 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 47 £400 - 24
Twickenham +8 6 £400 -
Harrow -7 5 £420 +40.00%
Feltham +7 3 £210 +35.48% 1
Croydon - 3 £485 - 1
Ilford +4 1 - -
Hammersmith +3 1 £350 -
Brentford - 1 £190 -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 422 (80.23%) Cisco
2 316 (60.08%) Firewall
3 315 (59.89%) Cisco Certification
4 257 (48.86%) CCNP
5 209 (39.73%) WAN
6 184 (34.98%) LAN
7 166 (31.56%) Wireless
8 160 (30.42%) Network Security
9 146 (27.76%) Juniper
10 134 (25.48%) CheckPoint
10 134 (25.48%) Cisco ASA
11 127 (24.14%) CCNA
12 120 (22.81%) VPN
13 113 (21.48%) BGP
14 103 (19.58%) MPLS
14 103 (19.58%) F5
15 99 (18.82%) Finance
16 95 (18.06%) CCIE
17 91 (17.30%) VoIP
17 91 (17.30%) OSPF
18 85 (16.16%) TCP/IP
19 82 (15.59%) Data Centre
20 78 (14.83%) ITIL
21 77 (14.64%) Cisco Nexus
22 62 (11.79%) Palo Alto
23 55 (10.46%) DNS
23 55 (10.46%) EIGRP
24 50 (9.51%) DHCP
25 49 (9.32%) Network Design
25 49 (9.32%) Cisco Wireless

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.57%) Apache
3 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.38%) Confluence
4 2 (0.38%) IIS
4 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.19%) nginx
5 1 (0.19%) Smallworld
Applications
1 25 (4.75%) MS Visio
2 13 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 316 (60.08%) Firewall
2 209 (39.73%) WAN
3 184 (34.98%) LAN
4 166 (31.56%) Wireless
5 160 (30.42%) Network Security
6 134 (25.48%) Cisco ASA
7 120 (22.81%) VPN
8 113 (21.48%) BGP
9 103 (19.58%) MPLS
10 91 (17.30%) OSPF
10 91 (17.30%) VoIP
11 85 (16.16%) TCP/IP
12 77 (14.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 55 (10.46%) DNS
13 55 (10.46%) EIGRP
14 50 (9.51%) DHCP
15 49 (9.32%) Cisco Wireless
16 45 (8.56%) Cisco IOS
17 38 (7.22%) HSRP
18 34 (6.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.19%) Big Data
3 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.19%) DB2
3 1 (0.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.19%) OLAP
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 99 (18.82%) Finance
2 47 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.41%) Banking
4 26 (4.94%) Retail
5 15 (2.85%) Legal
6 10 (1.90%) Law
7 7 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.33%) Publishing
8 6 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.95%) Games
9 5 (0.95%) Marketing
10 4 (0.76%) Advertising
11 3 (0.57%) German Language
11 3 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.38%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.38%) Malay Language
12 2 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.38%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.13%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.76%) Middleware
3 3 (0.57%) .NET
3 3 (0.57%) CSS
3 3 (0.57%) jQuery
3 3 (0.57%) Web Services
4 2 (0.38%) HTML
4 2 (0.38%) JSON
4 2 (0.38%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.38%) XML
4 2 (0.38%) YAML
5 1 (0.19%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.19%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.19%) SAML
5 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.59%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.28%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.52%) BBC
6 7 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.14%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.14%) PKI
8 4 (0.76%) New Media
8 4 (0.76%) Wiki
9 3 (0.57%) NHS
9 3 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.38%) BYOD
10 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.38%) IVR
10 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.22%) Windows
2 28 (5.32%) Linux
3 24 (4.56%) Unix
4 19 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.14%) Solaris
8 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) Android
11 2 (0.38%) CatOS
11 2 (0.38%) CentOS
11 2 (0.38%) SUSE
11 2 (0.38%) VMS
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.83%) ITIL
2 49 (9.32%) Network Design
3 47 (8.94%) Change Management
4 46 (8.75%) Network Monitoring
5 42 (7.98%) Migration
6 40 (7.60%) Load Balancing
7 25 (4.75%) Network Management
7 25 (4.75%) Project Management
8 24 (4.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (4.37%) High Availability
10 20 (3.80%) Change Control
11 17 (3.23%) Network Architecture
11 17 (3.23%) Service Management
12 16 (3.04%) E-Commerce
13 14 (2.66%) Low Latency
14 13 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (2.28%) Mentoring
16 11 (2.09%) Performance Management
16 11 (2.09%) Problem Management
16 11 (2.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.90%) SQL
2 8 (1.52%) Python
3 7 (1.33%) Perl
4 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.57%) Java
5 3 (0.57%) PHP
6 2 (0.38%) C
7 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.19%) Korn
7 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 315 (59.89%) Cisco Certification
2 257 (48.86%) CCNP
3 127 (24.14%) CCNA
4 95 (18.06%) CCIE
5 44 (8.37%) CCDP
5 44 (8.37%) JNCIP
6 36 (6.84%) Degree
7 22 (4.18%) JNCIS
8 17 (3.23%) CCSE
8 17 (3.23%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.66%) JNCIA
9 14 (2.66%) JNCIE
10 10 (1.90%) CCSA
10 10 (1.90%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.71%) CCNP Voice
12 7 (1.33%) CCDA
13 6 (1.14%) CISSP
14 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.76%) CCA
15 4 (0.76%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.38%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (2.28%) Active Directory
1 12 (2.28%) ProxySG
2 8 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.95%) Snort
4 4 (0.76%) Firmware
4 4 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.57%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.38%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.19%) UAG
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (7.22%) FortiGate
2 14 (2.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.09%) Nagios
4 10 (1.90%) Cacti
4 10 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.76%) Proventia
6 4 (0.76%) SmokePing
7 3 (0.57%) Ansible
7 3 (0.57%) OpenView
7 3 (0.57%) OPNET
7 3 (0.57%) Puppet
7 3 (0.57%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.38%) Grafana
8 2 (0.38%) Graphite
8 2 (0.38%) SCCM
8 2 (0.38%) vMotion
9 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 422 (80.23%) Cisco
2 146 (27.76%) Juniper
3 134 (25.48%) CheckPoint
4 103 (19.58%) F5
5 62 (11.79%) Palo Alto
6 41 (7.79%) SolarWinds
7 38 (7.22%) Riverbed
8 35 (6.65%) Fortinet
9 33 (6.27%) Aruba
9 33 (6.27%) Blue Coat
10 31 (5.89%) Microsoft
11 26 (4.94%) NICE Systems
12 23 (4.37%) Citrix
13 22 (4.18%) Remedy
14 20 (3.80%) VMware
15 14 (2.66%) Forcepoint
15 14 (2.66%) Intel Security
16 13 (2.47%) Infoblox
17 12 (2.28%) HP
17 12 (2.28%) Mitel
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