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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 48 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.47% 1.07% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.11% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
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£325 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £314 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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
642 450 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.31% 96.15% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 220 206
Average daily rate £375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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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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 -6 11 £336 +7.60%
Abingdon - - - - 2
Bicester - - - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) Network Security
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 6 (28.57%) Network Design
5 6 (28.57%) SAN
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) ADSL
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) Perl
7 4 (19.05%) PHP
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
9 2 (9.52%) VoIP
9 2 (9.52%) SMTP
9 2 (9.52%) VPN
9 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
9 2 (9.52%) CCNP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) ADSL
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 2 (9.52%) SMTP
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 2 (9.52%) Internet
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) OSPF
7 2 (9.52%) BGP
8 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) Wireless
8 1 (4.76%) ISDN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 6 (28.57%) Network Design
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Snort
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago