The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 50 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.24% - 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 9
Median daily rate £350 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -19.81%

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
574 683 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.69% 95.13% 96.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 351 407
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 27
Median hourly rate £12.67 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.56% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.20 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 19 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (63.64%) Firewall
4 12 (54.55%) CCNP
5 11 (50.00%) WAN
5 11 (50.00%) LAN
6 10 (45.45%) F5
7 9 (40.91%) Network Security
8 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (36.36%) VPN
8 8 (36.36%) Juniper
9 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 6 (27.27%) BGP
11 5 (22.73%) CCNA
11 5 (22.73%) OSPF
11 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
12 4 (18.18%) Wireless
12 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
12 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
12 4 (18.18%) VoIP
13 3 (13.64%) Nokia
13 3 (13.64%) VLAN
13 3 (13.64%) CCSA
13 3 (13.64%) Network Design
13 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
13 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Network Security
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 6 (27.27%) BGP
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
7 4 (18.18%) Wireless
8 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (13.64%) VLAN
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (9.09%) FCoE
9 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
9 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) BYOD
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCNP
3 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) CCNA
6 3 (13.64%) CCSA
7 2 (9.09%) CCSE
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (4.55%) CCDA
8 1 (4.55%) CCDP
8 1 (4.55%) CCIE
8 1 (4.55%) CCVP
8 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (4.55%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) F5
3 8 (36.36%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Nokia
5 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.55%) Aruba
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.55%) Tufin
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