The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 82 91 114
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 39 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.79% 1.41% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.48% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 11
Median daily rate £315 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £411 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.64 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+38.64% -19.11%
Network Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2055 3041 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.44% 94.97% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1586 1409
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 61 67
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Scotland region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Edinburgh +10 14 £350 +50.53%
Glasgow +3 12 £250 -9.09% 2
Renfrewshire -18 7 £330 +10.00% 1
North Lanarkshire +7 2 £160 -14.66%
Falkirk - 1 £250 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Scotland region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 83 (81.37%) Cisco
2 76 (74.51%) Firewall
3 66 (64.71%) CheckPoint
4 61 (59.80%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (50.98%) CCNP
6 51 (50.00%) F5
7 50 (49.02%) Juniper
8 48 (47.06%) CCNA
9 47 (46.08%) Fortinet
9 47 (46.08%) Network Security
10 45 (44.12%) Load Balancing
10 45 (44.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 44 (43.14%) HP
12 42 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 38 (37.25%) TippingPoint
14 33 (32.35%) Network Management
15 32 (31.37%) Internet
16 28 (27.45%) Capacity Planning
17 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
18 25 (24.51%) SC Cleared
18 25 (24.51%) WAN
18 25 (24.51%) LAN
19 23 (22.55%) OpenStack
19 23 (22.55%) Data Privacy
20 22 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (20.59%) OSPF
22 20 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
23 19 (18.63%) Network Monitoring
24 18 (17.65%) ITIL
25 16 (15.69%) BGP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 23 (22.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (74.51%) Firewall
2 47 (46.08%) Network Security
3 45 (44.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 42 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 32 (31.37%) Internet
6 25 (24.51%) LAN
6 25 (24.51%) WAN
7 21 (20.59%) OSPF
8 20 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (15.69%) BGP
10 14 (13.73%) EIGRP
10 14 (13.73%) Wireless
11 12 (11.76%) MPLS
11 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 9 (8.82%) VPN
13 6 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (4.90%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (4.90%) VLAN
15 4 (3.92%) DNS
15 4 (3.92%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (6.86%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Law
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Back Office
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Java EE
1 1 (0.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.98%) CCTV
5 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Unix
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) Load Balancing
2 33 (32.35%) Network Management
3 28 (27.45%) Capacity Planning
4 23 (22.55%) Data Privacy
5 19 (18.63%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (17.65%) ITIL
7 15 (14.71%) Migration
8 10 (9.80%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.92%) Change Control
10 4 (3.92%) Escalation Management
10 4 (3.92%) QMS
10 4 (3.92%) Quality Management
10 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.92%) Service Management
10 4 (3.92%) Time Management
11 3 (2.94%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.94%) Supplier Management
12 2 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.98%) C
1 1 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 61 (59.80%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (50.98%) CCNP
3 48 (47.06%) CCNA
4 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
5 25 (24.51%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.94%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.94%) MCTS
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.96%) ACSA
7 2 (1.96%) CCENT
7 2 (1.96%) CISSP
7 2 (1.96%) Degree
7 2 (1.96%) MCITP
7 2 (1.96%) MCSA
7 2 (1.96%) MCSE
7 2 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Firmware
3 1 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) KVM
3 1 (0.98%) Squid
3 1 (0.98%) UAG
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.96%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (81.37%) Cisco
2 66 (64.71%) CheckPoint
3 51 (50.00%) F5
4 50 (49.02%) Juniper
5 47 (46.08%) Fortinet
6 44 (43.14%) HP
7 38 (37.25%) TippingPoint
8 14 (13.73%) SolarWinds
9 10 (9.80%) CA
9 10 (9.80%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.90%) VMware
11 4 (3.92%) Brocade
12 3 (2.94%) Mitel
12 3 (2.94%) Symantec
13 2 (1.96%) Apple
13 2 (1.96%) Avaya
13 2 (1.96%) Riverbed
14 1 (0.98%) Blue Coat
14 1 (0.98%) Sophos
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