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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 35 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 22 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.85% 2.47% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 2.59% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 5
Median daily rate £338 £248 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -50.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

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
558 501 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.55% 95.07% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 383 371
Median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 43
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Oxford +1 10 £338 +3.84% 3
Kidlington - 4 £325 - 1
Abingdon -1 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (82.86%) Cisco
2 25 (71.43%) Firewall
3 19 (54.29%) Network Security
4 16 (45.71%) Juniper
4 16 (45.71%) Brocade
4 16 (45.71%) Palo Alto
5 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
5 13 (37.14%) F5
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (37.14%) CCNP
5 13 (37.14%) LAN
6 12 (34.29%) WAN
7 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
7 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
7 11 (31.43%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (31.43%) Web Filtering
8 10 (28.57%) NetScaler
9 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
9 9 (25.71%) HIPAA
9 9 (25.71%) CCNA
9 9 (25.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (22.86%) Intel Security
10 8 (22.86%) SSL
10 8 (22.86%) Blue Coat
10 8 (22.86%) JNCIA
11 7 (20.00%) JNCIS
11 7 (20.00%) JNCIP
11 7 (20.00%) CISSP
11 7 (20.00%) Junos
12 4 (11.43%) Computer Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security
3 13 (37.14%) LAN
4 12 (34.29%) WAN
5 10 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 8 (22.86%) SSL
7 7 (20.00%) Junos
8 4 (11.43%) DNS
9 3 (8.57%) BGP
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (8.57%) VoIP
10 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
10 2 (5.71%) Internet
11 1 (2.86%) DHCP
11 1 (2.86%) OSPF
11 1 (2.86%) SMTP
11 1 (2.86%) VPN
11 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.86%) WLAN
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Kalman Filter
1 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
1 11 (31.43%) Web Filtering
2 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) DevOps
4 1 (2.86%) Fault Management
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Network Management
4 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) CCNP
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCNA
3 8 (22.86%) JNCIA
4 7 (20.00%) CISSP
4 7 (20.00%) JNCIP
4 7 (20.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (5.71%) CCSA
5 2 (5.71%) CCSE
5 2 (5.71%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CCDP
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) HIPAA
1 9 (25.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Cisco
2 16 (45.71%) Brocade
2 16 (45.71%) Juniper
2 16 (45.71%) Palo Alto
3 13 (37.14%) F5
4 8 (22.86%) Blue Coat
4 8 (22.86%) Intel Security
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Aruba
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
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