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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 107 92 69
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.03% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.10% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 21
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£313 £330 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £271 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £40.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £40.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -18.91%
Network Engineer
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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
2569 2356 2344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.35% 92.98% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1133 1145
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 92 117
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 +1 7 £250 - 2
Glasgow -10 4 £450 +55.17%
Fife - 2 £225 -
Aberdeen +1 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (65.63%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (50.00%) WAN
4 15 (46.88%) Firewall
5 14 (43.75%) LAN
6 11 (34.38%) HP
7 10 (31.25%) CCNP
7 10 (31.25%) CCNA
8 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
9 8 (25.00%) Network Security
10 6 (18.75%) MPLS
10 6 (18.75%) Wireless
11 5 (15.63%) Service Management
11 5 (15.63%) McAfee
11 5 (15.63%) Juniper
11 5 (15.63%) ITIL
11 5 (15.63%) VLAN
11 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) F5
12 4 (12.50%) PABX
12 4 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (12.50%) MS Office
12 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.50%) VoIP
12 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
13 3 (9.38%) VPN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) WAN
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 14 (43.75%) LAN
4 8 (25.00%) Network Security
5 6 (18.75%) Wireless
5 6 (18.75%) MPLS
6 5 (15.63%) VLAN
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.50%) PABX
7 4 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (9.38%) VPN
8 3 (9.38%) Junos
9 2 (6.25%) DMZ
9 2 (6.25%) PBX
10 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.13%) RIP
10 1 (3.13%) DNS
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
1 5 (15.63%) Service Management
2 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (9.38%) Network Management
3 2 (6.25%) Time Management
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
4 1 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) CCNP
2 10 (31.25%) CCNA
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CCSP
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) EMC Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) HP
3 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.63%) Juniper
4 5 (15.63%) McAfee
4 5 (15.63%) F5
5 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
5 3 (9.38%) Crossbeam
5 3 (9.38%) TippingPoint
5 3 (9.38%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Mitel
7 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.13%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.13%) Siemens
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) Remedy
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