The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 44 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.74% 0.74% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.78% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£463 £263 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.19% +110.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £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 £24.75 £23.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -15.17%
Network Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
375 258 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.91% 94.85% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 127 136
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 31
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £9.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Network Engineer
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Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft