The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 34 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.81% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -18.46%
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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 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
330 189 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.70% 95.45% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 99 116
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 29
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.09 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 2 (14.29%) Snort
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) ISDN
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Snort
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
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