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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 50 101 93
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 53 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.18% 1.02% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 1.09% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 10
Median daily rate £325 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £162 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £43.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.60 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%

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
1597 2384 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.74% 93.56% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1270 1376
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 33 51
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.02 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen +2 15 £383 +8.51%
Renfrewshire +32 10 £324 -
Edinburgh +20 9 £350 -
Glasgow +8 8 £329 +9.58% 1
Fife +1 3 £160 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £308 -
West Lothian -4 2 £238 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £225 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 70 (75.27%) Cisco
2 55 (59.14%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (56.99%) LAN
4 49 (52.69%) WAN
4 49 (52.69%) Firewall
5 47 (50.54%) CCNP
6 36 (38.71%) Wireless
7 30 (32.26%) OSPF
8 29 (31.18%) BGP
8 29 (31.18%) CheckPoint
8 29 (31.18%) HP
9 28 (30.11%) CCNA
10 27 (29.03%) ITIL
11 26 (27.96%) Security Cleared
12 25 (26.88%) F5
13 22 (23.66%) MPLS
13 22 (23.66%) Network Design
14 21 (22.58%) SC Cleared
15 20 (21.51%) Network Security
16 19 (20.43%) Configuration Management
17 18 (19.35%) Juniper
17 18 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
18 17 (18.28%) Fortinet
19 15 (16.13%) BIG-IP
19 15 (16.13%) ITSM
19 15 (16.13%) Finance
19 15 (16.13%) Service Management
20 14 (15.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 13 (13.98%) Multicast

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 (4.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 53 (56.99%) LAN
2 49 (52.69%) Firewall
2 49 (52.69%) WAN
3 36 (38.71%) Wireless
4 30 (32.26%) OSPF
5 29 (31.18%) BGP
6 22 (23.66%) MPLS
7 20 (21.51%) Network Security
8 18 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
10 15 (16.13%) BIG-IP
11 14 (15.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 13 (13.98%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (13.98%) Multicast
12 13 (13.98%) VPN
13 11 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (9.68%) VoIP
15 8 (8.60%) EIGRP
15 8 (8.60%) Internet
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Military
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.83%) CMDB
3 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.15%) Handset
5 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) CCTV
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) CatOS
2 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) ITIL
2 22 (23.66%) Network Design
3 19 (20.43%) Configuration Management
4 15 (16.13%) ITSM
4 15 (16.13%) Service Management
5 12 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 12 (12.90%) QMS
6 11 (11.83%) Problem Management
6 11 (11.83%) Project Management
6 11 (11.83%) Release Management
7 10 (10.75%) Network Management
8 8 (8.60%) Migration
8 8 (8.60%) Quality Management
9 7 (7.53%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.53%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.53%) Data Privacy
10 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.30%) Change Management
11 4 (4.30%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (59.14%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (50.54%) CCNP
3 28 (30.11%) CCNA
4 26 (27.96%) Security Cleared
5 21 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.75%) CCIE
6 10 (10.75%) Degree
7 9 (9.68%) JNCIA
8 8 (8.60%) CCSA
9 6 (6.45%) CCDP
9 6 (6.45%) CCIP
9 6 (6.45%) CCSE
9 6 (6.45%) JNCIE
10 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
11 4 (4.30%) HP ASE
11 4 (4.30%) HP MASE
12 3 (3.23%) CISSP
13 1 (1.08%) CCDA
13 1 (1.08%) CCSP
13 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.08%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 70 (75.27%) Cisco
2 29 (31.18%) CheckPoint
2 29 (31.18%) HP
3 25 (26.88%) F5
4 18 (19.35%) Juniper
5 17 (18.28%) Fortinet
6 11 (11.83%) Aruba
6 11 (11.83%) Riverbed
7 9 (9.68%) BT
7 9 (9.68%) Siemens
8 7 (7.53%) TippingPoint
9 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.15%) Brocade
10 2 (2.15%) Mitel
10 2 (2.15%) VMware
11 1 (1.08%) 3Com
11 1 (1.08%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.08%) Progress