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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 89 94 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 63 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 1.39% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.46% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 11
Median daily rate £310 £272 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +93.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £254 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £324
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +70.73%
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
2682 2884 2556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.64% 95.34% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1490 1402
Median daily rate £365 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 86 74
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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
Renfrewshire -21 32 £310 +1.14%
Edinburgh -8 10 £255 -27.14%
Glasgow +4 9 £269 +18.13% 2
West Lothian +10 2 £425 +54.54%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £350 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 98 (88.29%) Cisco
2 63 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (56.76%) Firewall
3 60 (54.05%) CCNP
4 53 (47.75%) CheckPoint
5 52 (46.85%) CCNA
6 46 (41.44%) Juniper
7 44 (39.64%) HP
7 44 (39.64%) F5
8 39 (35.14%) Security Cleared
9 38 (34.23%) Fortinet
10 37 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 37 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 33 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 33 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 31 (27.93%) TippingPoint
12 31 (27.93%) Network Security
13 26 (23.42%) LAN
14 25 (22.52%) Network Management
15 23 (20.72%) Internet
16 22 (19.82%) OSPF
16 22 (19.82%) ITIL
17 21 (18.92%) WAN
17 21 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
18 19 (17.12%) OpenStack
18 19 (17.12%) BGP
19 18 (16.22%) MPLS
20 17 (15.32%) QA
21 16 (14.41%) Data Privacy
22 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills

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 19 (17.12%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (56.76%) Firewall
2 33 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 33 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 31 (27.93%) Network Security
4 26 (23.42%) LAN
5 23 (20.72%) Internet
6 22 (19.82%) OSPF
7 21 (18.92%) WAN
8 19 (17.12%) BGP
9 18 (16.22%) MPLS
10 15 (13.51%) SNMP
11 13 (11.71%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
12 12 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (9.91%) EIGRP
13 11 (9.91%) Wireless
14 9 (8.11%) FTP
15 7 (6.31%) VPN
16 6 (5.41%) IPsec
17 5 (4.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (8.11%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Law
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.90%) Back Office
4 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) CMDB
2 7 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.60%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) CatOS
2 3 (2.70%) Windows
3 2 (1.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 25 (22.52%) Network Management
3 22 (19.82%) ITIL
4 21 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (14.41%) Data Privacy
6 14 (12.61%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (10.81%) Requirements Management
8 11 (9.91%) QMS
9 10 (9.01%) ITIL V3
10 9 (8.11%) Network Design
11 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.31%) Problem Management
12 7 (6.31%) Quality Management
12 7 (6.31%) Release Management
13 6 (5.41%) Migration
13 6 (5.41%) Network Architecture
13 6 (5.41%) Project Management
14 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
15 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (3.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (54.05%) CCNP
3 52 (46.85%) CCNA
4 39 (35.14%) Security Cleared
5 37 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) CCDP
6 2 (1.80%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.90%) CCDA
7 1 (0.90%) CCIE
7 1 (0.90%) CISA
7 1 (0.90%) CISSP
7 1 (0.90%) Degree
7 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) GIAC
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Firmware
2 1 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.90%) Squid
2 1 (0.90%) UAG
2 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) CA Spectrum
2 9 (8.11%) Netcool
3 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 98 (88.29%) Cisco
2 53 (47.75%) CheckPoint
3 46 (41.44%) Juniper
4 44 (39.64%) F5
4 44 (39.64%) HP
5 38 (34.23%) Fortinet
6 31 (27.93%) TippingPoint
7 12 (10.81%) SolarWinds
8 10 (9.01%) CA
9 8 (7.21%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.50%) Avaya
10 5 (4.50%) BT
10 5 (4.50%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.50%) Siemens
11 2 (1.80%) Mitel
12 1 (0.90%) Citrix
12 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.90%) Sophos
12 1 (0.90%) Symantec
12 1 (0.90%) VMware