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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 57 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.84% 0.96% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.05% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +60.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £315 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £315 £229
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
- +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -25.00%
Network Engineer
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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
931 765 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.00% 92.17% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 443 354
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £15.25 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) LAN
2 21 (70.00%) WAN
3 16 (53.33%) Wireless
3 16 (53.33%) F5
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco Prime
4 15 (50.00%) CCNP
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (36.67%) VPN
6 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (33.33%) CCNA
6 10 (33.33%) Firewall
6 10 (33.33%) Sourcefire
7 9 (30.00%) SNMP
7 9 (30.00%) Network Security
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (26.67%) WLAN
8 8 (26.67%) DSL
9 7 (23.33%) CA
9 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
9 7 (23.33%) Snort
9 7 (23.33%) e-Health
9 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
9 7 (23.33%) CA Spectrum
9 7 (23.33%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
10 6 (20.00%) IPsec
11 5 (16.67%) 802.11

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (70.00%) LAN
1 21 (70.00%) WAN
2 16 (53.33%) Wireless
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
4 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (33.33%) Firewall
5 9 (30.00%) Network Security
5 9 (30.00%) SNMP
6 8 (26.67%) WLAN
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (26.67%) DSL
7 7 (23.33%) Structured Cabling
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 6 (20.00%) IPsec
9 5 (16.67%) 802.11
10 4 (13.33%) OSPF
10 4 (13.33%) BGP
10 4 (13.33%) LDAP
10 4 (13.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) CSS
1 5 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) e-Health
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.67%) Network Management
3 4 (13.33%) SIEM
3 4 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) People Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (50.00%) CCNP
2 10 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) CCDA
6 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (23.33%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (6.67%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) F5
3 10 (33.33%) Sourcefire
4 7 (23.33%) CA
4 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.67%) Juniper
6 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 3 (10.00%) VMware
7 3 (10.00%) IronPort
8 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.33%) ION Trading