The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 50 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.69% 2.57% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.63% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Median daily rate £275 £323 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% +3.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +133.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +65.00%
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
572 722 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.79% 97.57% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 447 258
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thame - 1 £325 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (76.19%) WAN
4 12 (57.14%) CCNA
4 12 (57.14%) Wireless
5 8 (38.10%) LAN
6 7 (33.33%) VoIP
6 7 (33.33%) HP
6 7 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (33.33%) Aruba
7 6 (28.57%) CCENT
8 5 (23.81%) CCNP
8 5 (23.81%) Migration
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
10 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 3 (14.29%) Juniper
10 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 3 (14.29%) Windows
11 2 (9.52%) MPLS
11 2 (9.52%) OSPF
11 2 (9.52%) BGP
11 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (9.52%) F5
11 2 (9.52%) Meraki
11 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
11 2 (9.52%) Sonus
12 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) WAN
2 12 (57.14%) Wireless
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) Junos
6 1 (4.76%) MRTG
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) SNMP
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) CCENT
4 5 (23.81%) CCNP
5 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Aruba
2 7 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Meraki
4 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
4 2 (9.52%) Sonus
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft