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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 39 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.28% 3.36% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 3.53% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Median daily rate £331 £338 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £170 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £511 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.65%
Network Engineer
Oxfordshire

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
343 283 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.72% 94.97% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 221 280
Median daily rate £450 £430 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 32
Median hourly rate £17.43 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.67 £55.00 £19.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) CCNP
4 7 (46.67%) CCNA
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Brocade
6 5 (33.33%) Network Security
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (20.00%) Web Filtering
8 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (20.00%) F5
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (13.33%) HIPAA
9 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
9 2 (13.33%) BGP
9 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
9 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (6.67%) Management Information System

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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.67%) Junos
5 1 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (20.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) HIPAA
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Brocade
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) VMware