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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 77 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 70 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.41% 1.44% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.51% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 14
Median daily rate £310 £285 £171
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +66.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £430 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +65.00%
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
2697 2785 2375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.78% 95.57% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1455 1316
Median daily rate £375 £352 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 91 82
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -19 32 £310 +1.14%
Glasgow +4 10 £288 +26.48% 3
Edinburgh -13 10 £240 -29.41% 1
West Lothian +8 2 £425 +54.54%
Aberdeen +6 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £251 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 100 (89.29%) Cisco
2 65 (58.04%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (51.79%) CCNP
3 58 (51.79%) Firewall
4 53 (47.32%) CCNA
5 48 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 45 (40.18%) Juniper
7 42 (37.50%) HP
7 42 (37.50%) F5
8 38 (33.93%) Security Cleared
9 37 (33.04%) Load Balancing
10 36 (32.14%) Fortinet
10 36 (32.14%) SC Cleared
11 32 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 32 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 30 (26.79%) TippingPoint
13 29 (25.89%) Network Security
14 27 (24.11%) LAN
15 24 (21.43%) Network Management
16 22 (19.64%) ITIL
17 21 (18.75%) WAN
18 20 (17.86%) Internet
18 20 (17.86%) OSPF
18 20 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
19 19 (16.96%) OpenStack
20 18 (16.07%) BGP
21 17 (15.18%) QA
22 16 (14.29%) Data Privacy
22 16 (14.29%) MPLS
23 15 (13.39%) C

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 (16.96%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (51.79%) Firewall
2 32 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 32 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 29 (25.89%) Network Security
4 27 (24.11%) LAN
5 21 (18.75%) WAN
6 20 (17.86%) Internet
6 20 (17.86%) OSPF
7 18 (16.07%) BGP
8 16 (14.29%) MPLS
9 15 (13.39%) SNMP
10 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 12 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (8.04%) EIGRP
12 9 (8.04%) FTP
12 9 (8.04%) Wireless
13 7 (6.25%) VPN
14 6 (5.36%) IPsec
15 5 (4.46%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (8.04%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (0.89%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) CMDB
2 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) CatOS
2 3 (2.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) Load Balancing
2 24 (21.43%) Network Management
3 22 (19.64%) ITIL
4 20 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (14.29%) Data Privacy
6 12 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (10.71%) Requirements Management
7 11 (9.82%) QMS
8 10 (8.93%) ITIL V3
9 9 (8.04%) Network Design
10 8 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 7 (6.25%) Quality Management
11 7 (6.25%) Release Management
12 6 (5.36%) Network Architecture
12 6 (5.36%) Project Management
13 5 (4.46%) Incident Management
14 4 (3.57%) Escalation Management
14 4 (3.57%) Migration
14 4 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.39%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (58.04%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (51.79%) CCNP
3 53 (47.32%) CCNA
4 38 (33.93%) Security Cleared
5 36 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) CCDP
6 2 (1.79%) CCIE
6 2 (1.79%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.89%) CCDA
7 1 (0.89%) CCIP
7 1 (0.89%) CISA
7 1 (0.89%) CISSP
7 1 (0.89%) Degree
7 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) GIAC
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.18%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Firmware
2 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.89%) Squid
2 1 (0.89%) UAG
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) CA Spectrum
2 9 (8.04%) Netcool
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 100 (89.29%) Cisco
2 48 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 45 (40.18%) Juniper
4 42 (37.50%) F5
4 42 (37.50%) HP
5 36 (32.14%) Fortinet
6 30 (26.79%) TippingPoint
7 12 (10.71%) SolarWinds
8 10 (8.93%) CA
9 8 (7.14%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.46%) Avaya
10 5 (4.46%) BT
10 5 (4.46%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.46%) Siemens
11 4 (3.57%) VMware
12 3 (2.68%) Speakerbus
13 2 (1.79%) Mitel
14 1 (0.89%) Citrix
14 1 (0.89%) Symantec
14 1 (0.89%) Veeam