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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank - 53 61
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 0 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 2.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -9.09%
Network Engineer
Buckinghamshire

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
664 767 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.86% 96.36% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 394 363
Average daily rate £360 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (25.00%) Snort
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) DSL
4 2 (25.00%) 802.11
4 2 (25.00%) Nessus
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (12.50%) Proventia
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) Presales
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 2 (25.00%) 802.11
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) DSL
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
4 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) TACACS
4 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) e-Health
1 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (25.00%) Nessus
3 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (12.50%) Proventia
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto