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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 71 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 52 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.57% 1.33% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.42% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 15
Median daily rate £325 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.56 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.81% +27.65%
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
1926 2667 2686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.11% 93.55% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1376 1444
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.85 £20.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 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
Glasgow +1 13 £333 +10.83% 1
Edinburgh +23 12 £375 +70.45% 2
Renfrewshire - 8 £330 -
Aberdeen -3 7 £375 +6.38%
Fife +3 3 £160 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £308 -
West Lothian -3 1 £225 -
Falkirk - 1 £250 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 53 (67.09%) Cisco
2 47 (59.49%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (58.23%) Firewall
4 39 (49.37%) LAN
5 36 (45.57%) CCNP
5 36 (45.57%) WAN
6 31 (39.24%) CCNA
7 24 (30.38%) CheckPoint
8 23 (29.11%) Network Security
9 21 (26.58%) Wireless
10 20 (25.32%) OSPF
11 18 (22.78%) BGP
11 18 (22.78%) F5
12 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
12 17 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (18.99%) MPLS
13 15 (18.99%) Juniper
13 15 (18.99%) ITIL
14 14 (17.72%) HP
14 14 (17.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
15 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
15 13 (16.46%) VPN
16 12 (15.19%) Internet
16 12 (15.19%) Network Management
17 11 (13.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
17 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
17 11 (13.92%) EIGRP
17 11 (13.92%) Migration

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 4 (5.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (58.23%) Firewall
2 39 (49.37%) LAN
3 36 (45.57%) WAN
4 23 (29.11%) Network Security
5 21 (26.58%) Wireless
6 20 (25.32%) OSPF
7 18 (22.78%) BGP
8 17 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (18.99%) MPLS
10 14 (17.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
11 13 (16.46%) VPN
12 12 (15.19%) Internet
13 11 (13.92%) EIGRP
13 11 (13.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (11.39%) VoIP
15 8 (10.13%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (8.86%) VLAN
17 6 (7.59%) WLAN
18 5 (6.33%) BIG-IP
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Military
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) Java EE
1 1 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.80%) CMDB
5 2 (2.53%) Handset
5 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) CCTV
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.53%) CatOS
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL
2 12 (15.19%) Network Management
3 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.92%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.92%) Migration
4 9 (11.39%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (11.39%) ITSM
4 9 (11.39%) Service Management
5 7 (8.86%) Asset Management
5 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.86%) Data Privacy
6 6 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (6.33%) Network Design
7 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.06%) Change Management
8 4 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.80%) DevOps
9 3 (3.80%) People Management
9 3 (3.80%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (59.49%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (45.57%) CCNP
3 31 (39.24%) CCNA
4 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
5 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.59%) Degree
7 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.80%) CCIE
8 3 (3.80%) CISSP
8 3 (3.80%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.80%) MCTS
8 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.53%) ACSA
9 2 (2.53%) CCENT
9 2 (2.53%) MCITP
9 2 (2.53%) MCSA
9 2 (2.53%) MCSE
9 2 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Firmware
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) KVM
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (67.09%) Cisco
2 24 (30.38%) CheckPoint
3 18 (22.78%) F5
4 15 (18.99%) Juniper
5 14 (17.72%) HP
6 11 (13.92%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.13%) TippingPoint
8 6 (7.59%) VMware
9 5 (6.33%) Aruba
9 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.06%) Brocade
10 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.80%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.53%) Apple
12 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.53%) Intel Security
12 2 (2.53%) Mitel
12 2 (2.53%) Symantec
13 1 (1.27%) Forcepoint
13 1 (1.27%) Sophos
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