The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands 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 28 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.05% 2.08% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.13% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 188 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.81% 97.92% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 80 61
Median daily rate £500 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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 the Midlands

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

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 Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

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 Midlands region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco