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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 140 242 239
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 329 164 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.59% 0.75% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.81% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 111 89
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£365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.18 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +26.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £33.18 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £33.18 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -14.51%
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +73 98 £375 - 45
Hounslow - 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 £314 -10.21%
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - - 3
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Harrow - - - - 1
Greenwich - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Rainham - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 541 (82.98%) Cisco
2 409 (62.73%) Firewall
3 358 (54.91%) Cisco Certification
4 254 (38.96%) CCNP
5 235 (36.04%) BGP
6 229 (35.12%) Juniper
7 211 (32.36%) CheckPoint
8 200 (30.67%) WAN
9 196 (30.06%) F5
10 182 (27.91%) OSPF
11 180 (27.61%) LAN
12 167 (25.61%) Finance
13 166 (25.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 166 (25.46%) Cisco ASA
14 151 (23.16%) VPN
15 147 (22.55%) Network Security
16 126 (19.33%) MPLS
17 122 (18.71%) CCNA
18 115 (17.64%) TCP/IP
19 113 (17.33%) CCIE
20 103 (15.80%) EIGRP
21 102 (15.64%) Load Balancing
22 100 (15.34%) Wireless
23 85 (13.04%) DNS
24 80 (12.27%) Windows
24 80 (12.27%) Blue Coat
25 77 (11.81%) Banking
26 76 (11.66%) Multicast
27 67 (10.28%) IPsec
28 66 (10.12%) VMware

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.07%) IIS
3 5 (0.77%) Apache
4 3 (0.46%) Lync
4 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.92%) MS Office
2 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 409 (62.73%) Firewall
2 235 (36.04%) BGP
3 200 (30.67%) WAN
4 182 (27.91%) OSPF
5 180 (27.61%) LAN
6 166 (25.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 166 (25.46%) Cisco ASA
7 151 (23.16%) VPN
8 147 (22.55%) Network Security
9 126 (19.33%) MPLS
10 115 (17.64%) TCP/IP
11 103 (15.80%) EIGRP
12 100 (15.34%) Wireless
13 85 (13.04%) DNS
14 76 (11.66%) Multicast
15 67 (10.28%) IPsec
16 58 (8.90%) DHCP
17 57 (8.74%) VLAN
17 57 (8.74%) Cisco IOS
18 56 (8.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.77%) DB2
3 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.31%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.15%) JIRA
3 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 167 (25.61%) Finance
2 77 (11.81%) Banking
3 39 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 36 (5.52%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.30%) Games
6 5 (0.77%) Spanish Language
6 5 (0.77%) Back Office
7 4 (0.61%) Law
7 4 (0.61%) Legal
7 4 (0.61%) Retail
8 3 (0.46%) Local Government
8 3 (0.46%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.53%) CSS
2 5 (0.77%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.31%) WAP
4 1 (0.15%) JSON
4 1 (0.15%) Ajax
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.15%) HTML5
4 1 (0.15%) HTML
4 1 (0.15%) Flash
4 1 (0.15%) Middleware
4 1 (0.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (1.84%) Online Games
3 10 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (1.23%) Hedge funds
4 8 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 6 (0.92%) Open Source
6 5 (0.77%) NHS
6 5 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.61%) Replication
7 4 (0.61%) PKI
8 3 (0.46%) Interactive TV
8 3 (0.46%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.46%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.46%) IVR
8 3 (0.46%) Clustering
9 2 (0.31%) Handset
9 2 (0.31%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.31%) e-Health
9 2 (0.31%) EPoS
9 2 (0.31%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 80 (12.27%) Windows
2 42 (6.44%) Linux
3 25 (3.83%) UNIX
4 18 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.53%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.92%) SUSE
8 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.92%) Windows 2000
8 6 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.77%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (15.64%) Load Balancing
2 62 (9.51%) Network Design
3 57 (8.74%) Low Latency
4 50 (7.67%) ITIL
5 39 (5.98%) Network Management
6 35 (5.37%) E-Commerce
7 30 (4.60%) Migration
8 29 (4.45%) Service Management
9 28 (4.29%) Change Management
10 22 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
11 21 (3.22%) Network Architecture
12 17 (2.61%) Mentoring
13 16 (2.45%) Incident Management
13 16 (2.45%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (2.30%) Line Management
15 12 (1.84%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (1.84%) Service Delivery
16 11 (1.69%) Project Management
17 9 (1.38%) Problem Management
17 9 (1.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.61%) Perl
2 14 (2.15%) Python
3 10 (1.53%) SQL
4 6 (0.92%) C
5 5 (0.77%) Java
6 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.31%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.15%) C#
8 1 (0.15%) C++
8 1 (0.15%) VBScript
8 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 358 (54.91%) Cisco Certification
2 254 (38.96%) CCNP
3 122 (18.71%) CCNA
4 113 (17.33%) CCIE
5 33 (5.06%) CCSE
6 25 (3.83%) CCSA
7 23 (3.53%) Degree
8 19 (2.91%) CCSP
9 18 (2.76%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.99%) JNCIP
10 13 (1.99%) CCDP
10 13 (1.99%) CISSP
11 11 (1.69%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.23%) CCVP
13 6 (0.92%) CCDA
13 6 (0.92%) JNCIS
14 5 (0.77%) JNCIE
14 5 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.77%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.30%) SLA
2 11 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 26 (3.99%) ProxySG
1 26 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.76%) vSphere
3 14 (2.15%) Snort
3 14 (2.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.92%) Firmware
5 5 (0.77%) vCloud
5 5 (0.77%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (0.61%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.61%) Nmap
6 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.46%) XenApp
7 3 (0.46%) XenServer
7 3 (0.46%) UAG
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (2.76%) FortiGate
2 13 (1.99%) CA Spectrum
3 8 (1.23%) Nessus
4 7 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.61%) RANCID
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) SCCM
8 1 (0.15%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.15%) NetCrunch
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 541 (82.98%) Cisco
2 229 (35.12%) Juniper
3 211 (32.36%) CheckPoint
4 196 (30.06%) F5
5 80 (12.27%) Blue Coat
6 66 (10.12%) VMware
7 61 (9.36%) Citrix
8 55 (8.44%) Microsoft
9 38 (5.83%) Fortinet
10 34 (5.21%) Riverbed
11 32 (4.91%) SolarWinds
12 28 (4.29%) HP
13 17 (2.61%) Infoblox
13 17 (2.61%) Brocade
14 13 (1.99%) Nortel
14 13 (1.99%) CA
15 12 (1.84%) Nokia
15 12 (1.84%) IBM
16 11 (1.69%) Splunk
16 11 (1.69%) Remedy
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