The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 51 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.22% 0.14% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 0.15% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£300 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -19.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
726 677 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.65% 91.61% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 369 184
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 60
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) Firewall
3 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
4 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 12 (37.50%) F5
5 11 (34.38%) LAN
5 11 (34.38%) WAN
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (31.25%) Juniper
7 9 (28.13%) CCNP
7 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 8 (25.00%) CCNA
9 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
9 7 (21.88%) Network Security
10 6 (18.75%) OSPF
10 6 (18.75%) VPN
10 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) BGP
11 5 (15.63%) VLAN
11 5 (15.63%) Fault Management
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (12.50%) Retail
12 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 4 (12.50%) FortiGate
12 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (12.50%) Internet

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
2 11 (34.38%) WAN
3 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (21.88%) Network Security
6 6 (18.75%) OSPF
6 6 (18.75%) VPN
7 5 (15.63%) BGP
7 5 (15.63%) VLAN
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (12.50%) Internet
8 4 (12.50%) MPLS
8 4 (12.50%) VoIP
8 4 (12.50%) DNS
8 4 (12.50%) DHCP
9 3 (9.38%) SAN
9 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) EMC Centera
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.13%) Tandem
3 1 (3.13%) SecurID
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) VMS
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.63%) Fault Management
3 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) B2B
4 1 (3.13%) Validation
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.13%) Network Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (28.13%) CCNP
4 8 (25.00%) CCNA
5 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) CCSE
6 2 (6.25%) CCSA
7 1 (3.13%) MCSE
7 1 (3.13%) CCDP
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CCIP
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Snort
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 4 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
3 12 (37.50%) F5
4 10 (31.25%) Juniper
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) Hitachi
7 3 (9.38%) NetApp
7 3 (9.38%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.38%) Brocade
7 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Nokia
9 1 (3.13%) McAfee
9 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire