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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 44 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.61% 1.24% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 1.32% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate £323 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £500 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -7.40%
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
509 605 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.96% 93.94% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 374 192
Average daily rate £388 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 51 54
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 7 £325 - 1
Bicester 0 1 £125 -54.54%
Abingdon - 1 - - 3
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (61.90%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) WAN
3 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 13 (30.95%) Wireless
6 13 (30.95%) LAN
7 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.81%) DHCP
9 10 (23.81%) Juniper
9 10 (23.81%) Firewall
10 9 (21.43%) CCNA
10 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
11 8 (19.05%) Citrix
11 8 (19.05%) VoIP
11 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
11 8 (19.05%) Acronis
11 8 (19.05%) Lumension
12 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 6 (14.29%) HP
12 6 (14.29%) CCENT
13 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
13 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.90%) Aruba
13 5 (11.90%) CCNP
13 5 (11.90%) OSPF
13 5 (11.90%) BGP
14 4 (9.52%) VPN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) WAN
2 13 (30.95%) LAN
2 13 (30.95%) Wireless
3 10 (23.81%) DHCP
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
4 8 (19.05%) VoIP
5 5 (11.90%) BGP
5 5 (11.90%) OSPF
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.52%) VPN
7 3 (7.14%) Junos
7 3 (7.14%) MPLS
7 3 (7.14%) MRTG
7 3 (7.14%) SNMP
8 2 (4.76%) DNS
8 2 (4.76%) Wireless Security
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.38%) Network Security
9 1 (2.38%) SSL
9 1 (2.38%) VLAN
General
1 1 (2.38%) Publishing
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Statistics
3 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (9.52%) Network Management
2 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 3 (7.14%) Migration
2 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL
3 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.38%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.38%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) CCNA
3 6 (14.29%) CCENT
4 5 (11.90%) CCNP
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) CCIE
5 3 (7.14%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.38%) ACSA
6 1 (2.38%) CCDP
6 1 (2.38%) CCSA
6 1 (2.38%) CCSE
6 1 (2.38%) CCSP
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) MCITP
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) MCTS
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) Juniper
5 8 (19.05%) Acronis
5 8 (19.05%) Citrix
5 8 (19.05%) Lumension
6 6 (14.29%) HP
7 5 (11.90%) Aruba
8 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
9 3 (7.14%) Apple
9 3 (7.14%) Avaya
9 3 (7.14%) Clearswift
9 3 (7.14%) Polycom
9 3 (7.14%) Symantec
9 3 (7.14%) VMware
10 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.38%) TippingPoint