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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 95 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 35 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 0.96% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.01% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £251 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £461 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +1.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-3.15% -6.36%
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
2393 2586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.81% 95.81% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1443 1029
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +19 14 £300 -14.28% 6
Edinburgh -5 8 £350 +7.69% 1
Renfrewshire -6 4 £255 -43.33% 2
Aberdeen +1 2 £353 -
West Lothian -1 2 - -
Fife - 2 £160 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 53 (79.10%) Cisco
2 38 (56.72%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (38.81%) LAN
4 25 (37.31%) CCNP
5 24 (35.82%) CCNA
6 23 (34.33%) Firewall
7 22 (32.84%) WAN
8 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
8 17 (25.37%) BGP
9 16 (23.88%) OSPF
10 14 (20.90%) MPLS
10 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
10 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
11 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (16.42%) VPN
13 10 (14.93%) CheckPoint
13 10 (14.93%) Wireless
14 9 (13.43%) F5
14 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
14 9 (13.43%) HP
14 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
15 8 (11.94%) IPsec
15 8 (11.94%) Finance
16 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
16 7 (10.45%) SNMP
16 7 (10.45%) Juniper
16 7 (10.45%) CCIE
17 6 (8.96%) VoIP
17 6 (8.96%) ITIL
17 6 (8.96%) VLAN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) LAN
2 23 (34.33%) Firewall
3 22 (32.84%) WAN
4 17 (25.37%) BGP
4 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
5 16 (23.88%) OSPF
6 14 (20.90%) MPLS
7 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (16.42%) VPN
9 10 (14.93%) Wireless
10 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
11 8 (11.94%) IPsec
12 7 (10.45%) SNMP
13 6 (8.96%) VLAN
13 6 (8.96%) VoIP
14 5 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (7.46%) WLAN
15 4 (5.97%) Cisco PIX
15 4 (5.97%) DHCP
15 4 (5.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (5.97%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.99%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) CatOS
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.96%) ITIL
1 6 (8.96%) Network Design
1 6 (8.96%) Network Management
2 5 (7.46%) Network Architecture
3 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
3 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
3 4 (5.97%) Requirements Management
4 3 (4.48%) Project Management
4 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.99%) ERP
5 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.99%) QMS
5 2 (2.99%) Quality Management
5 2 (2.99%) Release Management
5 2 (2.99%) Workflow
6 1 (1.49%) Facilities Management
6 1 (1.49%) Service Management
6 1 (1.49%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (56.72%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (37.31%) CCNP
3 24 (35.82%) CCNA
4 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.45%) CCIE
6 2 (2.99%) CCDP
7 1 (1.49%) CCIP
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Firmware
1 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (7.46%) Legato
3 4 (5.97%) Netcool
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (79.10%) Cisco
2 10 (14.93%) CheckPoint
3 9 (13.43%) F5
3 9 (13.43%) HP
4 7 (10.45%) Juniper
5 5 (7.46%) Speakerbus
5 5 (7.46%) VMware
6 3 (4.48%) Avaya
6 3 (4.48%) EMC
6 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
6 3 (4.48%) Siemens
7 2 (2.99%) BT
7 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.49%) Aruba
8 1 (1.49%) Brocade
8 1 (1.49%) CommVault
8 1 (1.49%) Mitel
8 1 (1.49%) Red Box
Renfrewshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Renfrewshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 6 days ago