The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 19 30 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.32% 2.08% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.49% 2.46% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £297 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £295
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -25.00%
Network Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire 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
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 122 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 86.18% 84.72% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 103 12
Average daily rate £330 £340 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £165.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Renfrewshire region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Erskine +16 9 £300 +1.01%
Network Engineer
Scotland

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) HP
4 12 (60.00%) LAN
5 11 (55.00%) WAN
5 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) F5
6 10 (50.00%) Juniper
7 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (45.00%) ITIL
7 9 (45.00%) TippingPoint
7 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) Network Security
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (35.00%) Network Design
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (35.00%) CCNP
9 7 (35.00%) CCNA
10 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (30.00%) DWDM
10 6 (30.00%) VLAN
10 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
10 6 (30.00%) HP Helion
10 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
11 5 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
11 5 (25.00%) QA
11 5 (25.00%) Crossbeam
11 5 (25.00%) Riverbed

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
3 11 (55.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (30.00%) DWDM
6 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 5 (25.00%) Junos
8 3 (15.00%) SNMP
8 3 (15.00%) SAN
9 2 (10.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (5.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Network Design
3 5 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Network Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Control
4 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) QMS
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) CCNA
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) CCSA
4 4 (20.00%) CCSE
4 4 (20.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
1 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) HP
3 11 (55.00%) F5
4 10 (50.00%) Juniper
5 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (45.00%) TippingPoint
6 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (25.00%) Crossbeam
7 5 (25.00%) McAfee
7 5 (25.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (15.00%) EMC
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) ProCurve