The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 103 119 94
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 37 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 0.40% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.43% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 12
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£288 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £137 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £340 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -41.33%
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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
2964 2547 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.92% 92.28% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1334 1128
Average daily rate £351 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 58 79
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 12 £300 +114.28% 3
Renfrewshire +16 11 £300 +1.01%
Glasgow +10 10 £275 -4.48% 5
Dundee - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 54 (72.97%) Cisco
2 53 (71.62%) Firewall
3 31 (41.89%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (41.89%) LAN
4 29 (39.19%) CheckPoint
5 26 (35.14%) Juniper
5 26 (35.14%) WAN
6 22 (29.73%) CCNP
7 21 (28.38%) CCNA
7 21 (28.38%) HP
7 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
8 17 (22.97%) F5
9 15 (20.27%) Network Security
10 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
10 14 (18.92%) Ethernet
11 13 (17.57%) ITIL
12 12 (16.22%) McAfee
12 12 (16.22%) Network Design
13 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
13 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
13 11 (14.86%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
14 10 (13.51%) VPN
14 10 (13.51%) BGP
14 10 (13.51%) MPLS
14 10 (13.51%) Wireless
14 10 (13.51%) Network Load Balancing
14 10 (13.51%) Fortinet
14 10 (13.51%) TippingPoint
14 10 (13.51%) Cisco IOS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 53 (71.62%) Firewall
2 31 (41.89%) LAN
3 26 (35.14%) WAN
4 15 (20.27%) Network Security
5 14 (18.92%) Ethernet
6 10 (13.51%) VPN
6 10 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (13.51%) Wireless
6 10 (13.51%) MPLS
6 10 (13.51%) BGP
7 9 (12.16%) OSPF
7 9 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (10.81%) VLAN
9 6 (8.11%) DWDM
9 6 (8.11%) RSVP
9 6 (8.11%) IPsec
9 6 (8.11%) Junos
10 5 (6.76%) SAN
11 4 (5.41%) DNS
11 4 (5.41%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Military
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Private Cloud
2 5 (6.76%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Network Design
3 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
3 11 (14.86%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (13.51%) Network Load Balancing
5 9 (12.16%) Network Management
6 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.46%) Migration
8 5 (6.76%) Change Management
8 5 (6.76%) Service Management
8 5 (6.76%) Time Management
8 5 (6.76%) Change Control
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.41%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.05%) Quality Management
10 3 (4.05%) QMS
11 2 (2.70%) Network Architecture
12 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (1.35%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
1 4 (5.41%) VBA
1 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (41.89%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (29.73%) CCNP
3 21 (28.38%) CCNA
3 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) CCSA
5 4 (5.41%) CCSE
5 4 (5.41%) JNCIS
6 3 (4.05%) CCSP
7 1 (1.35%) CCIE
7 1 (1.35%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.05%) vSphere
4 2 (2.70%) UAG
4 2 (2.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.35%) Netcool
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 54 (72.97%) Cisco
2 29 (39.19%) CheckPoint
3 26 (35.14%) Juniper
4 21 (28.38%) HP
5 17 (22.97%) F5
6 12 (16.22%) McAfee
7 10 (13.51%) Fortinet
7 10 (13.51%) TippingPoint
8 6 (8.11%) Crossbeam
8 6 (8.11%) Riverbed
8 6 (8.11%) Aruba
9 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.05%) EMC
10 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.70%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.70%) Avaya
12 1 (1.35%) VMware
12 1 (1.35%) Brocade
12 1 (1.35%) Remedy
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