The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 98 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 1.37% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.47% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 3
Average daily rate £225 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £280 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-15.25% +29.67%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2471 2240 2598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.37% 92.79% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1102 1283
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 111
Average hourly rate £17.45 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.47 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £40.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 16 £138 -54.00%
Aberdeen -11 3 £313 -5.30%
Glasgow - 2 £500 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Network Engineer
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Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 42 (76.36%) WAN
2 38 (69.09%) Cisco
3 36 (65.45%) LAN
4 29 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (41.82%) Firewall
6 21 (38.18%) VPN
7 13 (23.64%) Wireless
7 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
7 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (21.82%) McAfee
9 11 (20.00%) CCIE
9 11 (20.00%) CCNP
9 11 (20.00%) CCNA
9 11 (20.00%) HP
9 11 (20.00%) Windows
10 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
10 10 (18.18%) Network Security
10 10 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (16.36%) VoIP
12 8 (14.55%) MS Office
12 8 (14.55%) BGP
12 8 (14.55%) EIGRP
12 8 (14.55%) MGCP
12 8 (14.55%) H.323
12 8 (14.55%) IP Telephony
12 8 (14.55%) JSP 440
12 8 (14.55%) Riverbed
13 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
13 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.82%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 42 (76.36%) WAN
2 36 (65.45%) LAN
3 23 (41.82%) Firewall
4 21 (38.18%) VPN
5 13 (23.64%) Wireless
6 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (18.18%) Network Security
7 10 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (16.36%) VoIP
9 8 (14.55%) BGP
9 8 (14.55%) EIGRP
9 8 (14.55%) MGCP
9 8 (14.55%) H.323
9 8 (14.55%) IP Telephony
10 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (10.91%) DNS
11 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (9.09%) SMTP
13 4 (7.27%) Junos
14 3 (5.45%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.82%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) JSP
2 3 (5.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) UNIX
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) Network Design
1 7 (12.73%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL
2 5 (9.09%) Fault Management
2 5 (9.09%) Time Management
2 5 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (7.27%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (7.27%) CAD
4 3 (5.45%) Service Management
4 3 (5.45%) Network Management
5 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.82%) Project Management
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) Change Control
6 1 (1.82%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
3 11 (20.00%) CCIE
3 11 (20.00%) CCNP
3 11 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) JSP 440
2 3 (5.45%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) vSphere
1 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Squid
2 1 (1.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.82%) Netcool
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Cisco
2 12 (21.82%) McAfee
3 11 (20.00%) HP
4 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.55%) Riverbed
6 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
6 7 (12.73%) Mitel
6 7 (12.73%) Juniper
7 5 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.27%) TippingPoint
8 4 (7.27%) Crossbeam
8 4 (7.27%) F5
9 3 (5.45%) EMC
9 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.64%) Avaya
11 1 (1.82%) Remedy
11 1 (1.82%) 3Com
11 1 (1.82%) SAP
11 1 (1.82%) Citrix
Inverness
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago