The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 23 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.14% 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.98% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£350 £350 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +141.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 204 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.29% 93.58% 89.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 77 64
Average daily rate £400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 17
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £6.50 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Engineer
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Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Midlands region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Midlands region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Network Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint