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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 212 193 184
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 258 284 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.23% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.30% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 208 176
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £12.58 £28.66 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.11% -4.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £19.10 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £37.26 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -18.69%
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
21700 21910 22982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.98% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15416 15458 15936
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 348 435
Median hourly rate £17.37 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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
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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 0 55 £425 - 17
Croydon -7 8 £375 +97.36% 1
Twickenham - 2 £375 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 £315 -3.07% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 425 (77.55%) Cisco
2 333 (60.77%) Firewall
3 331 (60.40%) Cisco Certification
4 276 (50.36%) CCNP
5 174 (31.75%) CheckPoint
6 166 (30.29%) Juniper
7 164 (29.93%) WAN
8 158 (28.83%) Wireless
9 156 (28.47%) Network Security
10 148 (27.01%) Cisco ASA
11 135 (24.64%) LAN
12 134 (24.45%) Data Centre
13 122 (22.26%) CCNA
14 121 (22.08%) BGP
15 117 (21.35%) TCP/IP
16 108 (19.71%) VPN
16 108 (19.71%) CCIE
17 107 (19.53%) F5
18 99 (18.07%) Finance
19 97 (17.70%) Cisco Nexus
20 94 (17.15%) OSPF
21 88 (16.06%) Palo Alto
22 81 (14.78%) MPLS
23 80 (14.60%) Network Design
24 69 (12.59%) Windows
25 67 (12.23%) VoIP
26 65 (11.86%) ITIL
27 55 (10.04%) DNS
28 52 (9.49%) Aruba
29 47 (8.58%) SolarWinds

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 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (1.28%) MS Exchange
1 7 (1.28%) Skype for Business
2 4 (0.73%) Apache
2 4 (0.73%) Confluence
3 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.55%) IIS
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.18%) nginx
5 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (3.47%) MS Visio
2 17 (3.10%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.36%) Heroku
3 2 (0.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 333 (60.77%) Firewall
2 164 (29.93%) WAN
3 158 (28.83%) Wireless
4 156 (28.47%) Network Security
5 148 (27.01%) Cisco ASA
6 135 (24.64%) LAN
7 121 (22.08%) BGP
8 117 (21.35%) TCP/IP
9 108 (19.71%) VPN
10 97 (17.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 94 (17.15%) OSPF
12 81 (14.78%) MPLS
13 67 (12.23%) VoIP
14 55 (10.04%) DNS
15 47 (8.58%) DHCP
16 44 (8.03%) Cisco IOS
16 44 (8.03%) EIGRP
17 38 (6.93%) BIG-IP
17 38 (6.93%) Multicast
18 37 (6.75%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.46%) MySQL
2 7 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.36%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (0.91%) JIRA
2 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.18%) Ant
4 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Gradle
4 1 (0.18%) Hudson
4 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) Maven
4 1 (0.18%) Psake
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (18.07%) Finance
2 44 (8.03%) Banking
3 23 (4.20%) Retail
4 22 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.01%) Legal
7 6 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.91%) German Language
9 3 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.55%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) Billing
10 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.36%) Malay Language
10 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.57%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.09%) CSS
3 4 (0.73%) XMPP
4 3 (0.55%) Web Services
5 2 (0.36%) Middleware
5 2 (0.36%) REST
5 2 (0.36%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.18%) RESTful
6 1 (0.18%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 134 (24.45%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.55%) Hedge funds
5 9 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (0.73%) Algorithms
6 4 (0.73%) CMDB
6 4 (0.73%) Fintech
6 4 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.36%) BBC
8 2 (0.36%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.36%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.36%) NHS
8 2 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.36%) PKI
8 2 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.59%) Windows
2 44 (8.03%) Linux
3 35 (6.39%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.37%) Unix
6 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.73%) Solaris
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.55%) SUSE
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) CatOS
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (14.60%) Network Design
2 65 (11.86%) ITIL
3 44 (8.03%) Network Management
4 42 (7.66%) Change Management
5 40 (7.30%) Load Balancing
6 37 (6.75%) Change Control
7 35 (6.39%) Migration
8 34 (6.20%) Network Monitoring
9 25 (4.56%) Network Architecture
10 22 (4.01%) Project Management
11 20 (3.65%) E-Commerce
12 18 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (2.55%) Low Latency
15 12 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (2.19%) Mentoring
15 12 (2.19%) Remediation Plan
15 12 (2.19%) SIEM
16 11 (2.01%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.01%) Python
1 11 (2.01%) Shell Script
2 7 (1.28%) SQL
3 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.55%) Java
4 3 (0.55%) Perl
4 3 (0.55%) PHP
5 2 (0.36%) C
5 2 (0.36%) Ruby
6 1 (0.18%) C#
6 1 (0.18%) Korn
6 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 331 (60.40%) Cisco Certification
2 276 (50.36%) CCNP
3 122 (22.26%) CCNA
4 108 (19.71%) CCIE
5 44 (8.03%) CCDP
6 43 (7.85%) Security Cleared
7 28 (5.11%) SC Cleared
8 27 (4.93%) CCSE
9 20 (3.65%) Degree
10 19 (3.47%) CCSA
10 19 (3.47%) JNCIP
11 16 (2.92%) JNCIS
12 14 (2.55%) JNCIE
13 10 (1.82%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.64%) CCSP
14 9 (1.64%) CCVP
14 9 (1.64%) JNCIA
15 8 (1.46%) CCDE
16 7 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
17 6 (1.09%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.92%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.46%) SLA
4 5 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.36%) QA
5 2 (0.36%) RMADS
6 1 (0.18%) BS7799
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.37%) ProxySG
4 8 (1.46%) Firmware
4 8 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.09%) vSphere
6 5 (0.91%) Docker
7 4 (0.73%) BIND 9
8 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.36%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.36%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.18%) Snort
10 1 (0.18%) vCloud
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (5.84%) Nagios
2 26 (4.74%) FortiGate
3 24 (4.38%) Cacti
4 17 (3.10%) Cisco Prime
5 16 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (1.64%) OpenView
7 9 (1.64%) SmokePing
8 5 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.91%) OPNET
8 5 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.91%) Puppet
9 3 (0.55%) Ansible
9 3 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.55%) SCCM
9 3 (0.55%) TrustSec
10 2 (0.36%) Grafana
10 2 (0.36%) Graphite
10 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.36%) Mesos
Vendors
1 425 (77.55%) Cisco
2 174 (31.75%) CheckPoint
3 166 (30.29%) Juniper
4 107 (19.53%) F5
5 88 (16.06%) Palo Alto
6 52 (9.49%) Aruba
7 47 (8.58%) SolarWinds
8 43 (7.85%) Riverbed
9 38 (6.93%) Fortinet
10 37 (6.75%) Microsoft
11 36 (6.57%) VMware
12 32 (5.84%) Blue Coat
13 25 (4.56%) HP
14 24 (4.38%) Citrix
15 18 (3.28%) NICE Systems
16 15 (2.74%) Remedy
17 14 (2.55%) Brocade
18 13 (2.37%) FireEye
19 11 (2.01%) Tufin
20 10 (1.82%) Dell
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