The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 47 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.72% 2.64% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 2.74% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 1
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£275 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.82%
Network Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
695 511 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.86% 96.23% 97.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 299 271
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 35
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 9 £315 +1.61% 1
Banbury - 3 £275 - 2
Thame - 1 - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 22 (56.41%) WAN
3 20 (51.28%) Windows
4 17 (43.59%) Juniper
5 16 (41.03%) Load Balancing
6 15 (38.46%) Network Security
6 15 (38.46%) VMware
6 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 13 (33.33%) CCNA
8 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.77%) Firewall
8 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (28.21%) VPN
9 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
10 10 (25.64%) F5
11 9 (23.08%) Fortinet
11 9 (23.08%) Linux
11 9 (23.08%) LAN
12 8 (20.51%) UNIX
12 8 (20.51%) DNS
12 8 (20.51%) SSL
12 8 (20.51%) ADSL
12 8 (20.51%) SAN
12 8 (20.51%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (20.51%) NX-OS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) WAN
2 15 (38.46%) Network Security
3 12 (30.77%) Firewall
4 11 (28.21%) VPN
5 9 (23.08%) LAN
6 8 (20.51%) DNS
6 8 (20.51%) SSL
6 8 (20.51%) SAN
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (20.51%) ADSL
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (20.51%) NX-OS
7 6 (15.38%) OSPF
8 5 (12.82%) BGP
8 5 (12.82%) DHCP
9 4 (10.26%) Wireless
10 3 (7.69%) VoIP
11 2 (5.13%) SMTP
11 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
11 2 (5.13%) Internet
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.51%) UNIX
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Network Design
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (33.33%) CCNA
2 7 (17.95%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) CCSP
3 6 (15.38%) CCSA
3 6 (15.38%) CISSP
4 5 (12.82%) CCDP
4 5 (12.82%) CCSE
5 2 (5.13%) CCVP
5 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) ACSA
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (10.26%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) ProxySG
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (17.95%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) Juniper
3 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
4 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.64%) F5
6 9 (23.08%) Fortinet
7 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
7 7 (17.95%) Symantec
7 7 (17.95%) Apple
8 6 (15.38%) Nokia
8 6 (15.38%) McAfee
8 6 (15.38%) TippingPoint
8 6 (15.38%) Tufin
9 5 (12.82%) Acronis
9 5 (12.82%) Lumension
10 4 (10.26%) Citrix
11 3 (7.69%) HP
12 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
13 1 (2.56%) Dell
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