The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 27 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.14% 2.20% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.33% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Median daily rate £344 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
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 Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
314 258 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.74% 94.51% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 206 215
Median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £521 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 28
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £8.80 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.73 £57.75 £17.50
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 Oxford

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Juniper
3 8 (61.54%) Brocade
3 8 (61.54%) Network Security
3 8 (61.54%) Palo Alto
4 5 (38.46%) Web Filtering
4 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) F5
5 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
5 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) HIPAA
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
7 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
7 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
7 2 (15.38%) CISSP
7 2 (15.38%) MPLS
7 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
7 2 (15.38%) Junos

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
5 2 (15.38%) Junos
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) Skype
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (38.46%) Web Filtering
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) HIPAA
1 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Brocade
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper
2 8 (61.54%) Palo Alto
3 4 (30.77%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 2 (15.38%) Intel Security