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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 61 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.45% 1.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -33.82%
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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
795 847 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.36% 91.97% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 510 297
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 1 July 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 24 (88.89%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) LAN
3 15 (55.56%) WAN
4 14 (51.85%) Firewall
5 13 (48.15%) Wireless
5 13 (48.15%) F5
6 12 (44.44%) CCNP
6 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco Prime
9 9 (33.33%) Network Security
9 9 (33.33%) CCNA
9 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 9 (33.33%) VPN
10 7 (25.93%) SNMP
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) OSPF
11 6 (22.22%) Juniper
11 6 (22.22%) Sourcefire
12 5 (18.52%) e-Health
12 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
12 5 (18.52%) BGP
12 5 (18.52%) DSL
12 5 (18.52%) IPsec
12 5 (18.52%) CA
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (18.52%) Network Management
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (18.52%) VLAN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 16 (59.26%) LAN
2 15 (55.56%) WAN
3 14 (51.85%) Firewall
4 13 (48.15%) Wireless
5 9 (33.33%) Network Security
5 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (33.33%) VPN
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) SNMP
7 6 (22.22%) OSPF
8 5 (18.52%) BGP
8 5 (18.52%) DSL
8 5 (18.52%) IPsec
8 5 (18.52%) VLAN
8 5 (18.52%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (14.81%) NX-OS
9 4 (14.81%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
1 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) e-Health
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
1 5 (18.52%) Network Management
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) People Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Fault Management
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (44.44%) CCNP
2 9 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) CCDA
6 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Snort
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (18.52%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (7.41%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (7.41%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.70%) Cacti
4 1 (3.70%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) F5
3 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) Juniper
4 6 (22.22%) Sourcefire
5 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
5 5 (18.52%) CA
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) IronPort
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) ION Trading
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) Crossbeam
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
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