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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 51 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.75% 2.68% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.80% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
Median daily rate £331 £325 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -25.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.98% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +27.65%
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
602 535 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.41% 95.71% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 368 474
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 51
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Oxford -6 8 £331 -1.85%
Kidlington - 3 £350 -
Banbury +3 1 £200 -27.27%
Bicester - 1 £363 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (48.28%) CCNP
4 12 (41.38%) Network Security
5 11 (37.93%) CCNA
6 9 (31.03%) Brocade
6 9 (31.03%) Juniper
6 9 (31.03%) Palo Alto
7 8 (27.59%) F5
8 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) LAN
8 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
9 6 (20.69%) WAN
9 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
9 6 (20.69%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (20.69%) Web Filtering
9 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.69%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
10 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
10 5 (17.24%) HIPAA
10 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
10 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (13.79%) CISSP
11 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
11 4 (13.79%) JNCIA

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 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) Network Security
3 7 (24.14%) LAN
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
6 4 (13.79%) Junos
6 4 (13.79%) SSL
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
8 2 (6.90%) BGP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.45%) DHCP
9 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.45%) Internet
9 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.45%) VPN
9 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
1 6 (20.69%) Web Filtering
2 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps
4 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CCNP
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) CISSP
3 4 (13.79%) JNCIA
3 4 (13.79%) JNCIP
3 4 (13.79%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.90%) CCSA
4 2 (6.90%) CCSE
5 1 (3.45%) CCDP
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) HIPAA
1 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Brocade
2 9 (31.03%) Juniper
2 9 (31.03%) Palo Alto
3 8 (27.59%) F5
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
5 4 (13.79%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) Aruba
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard