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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 100 117 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 37 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.43% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.46% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £297 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £236 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £295
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -25.00%
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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
3045 2588 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.81% 92.69% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1309 1123
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 81
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.50 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Glasgow +20 13 £275 -21.42% 7
Edinburgh - 11 £250 -
Renfrewshire +11 9 £300 +1.01%
Fife -6 1 £160 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Network Engineer
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Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 56 (72.73%) Cisco
1 56 (72.73%) Firewall
2 36 (46.75%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (44.16%) LAN
4 30 (38.96%) WAN
5 28 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 27 (35.06%) Juniper
6 27 (35.06%) CCNP
7 24 (31.17%) HP
8 23 (29.87%) CCNA
9 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 15 (19.48%) F5
11 14 (18.18%) Network Security
11 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 14 (18.18%) Ethernet
12 13 (16.88%) ITIL
12 13 (16.88%) BGP
12 13 (16.88%) Network Design
13 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
13 12 (15.58%) McAfee
13 12 (15.58%) MPLS
13 12 (15.58%) OSPF
13 12 (15.58%) Network Management
13 12 (15.58%) Data Centre
14 11 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
14 11 (14.29%) VPN
14 11 (14.29%) VLAN
14 11 (14.29%) Wireless
15 10 (12.99%) Fortinet
15 10 (12.99%) Network Load Balancing

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 56 (72.73%) Firewall
2 34 (44.16%) LAN
3 30 (38.96%) WAN
4 14 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 14 (18.18%) Network Security
5 13 (16.88%) BGP
6 12 (15.58%) MPLS
6 12 (15.58%) OSPF
7 11 (14.29%) Wireless
7 11 (14.29%) VLAN
7 11 (14.29%) VPN
8 10 (12.99%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (11.69%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.09%) IPsec
11 6 (7.79%) RSVP
11 6 (7.79%) DWDM
11 6 (7.79%) Junos
12 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
12 5 (6.49%) EIGRP
13 4 (5.19%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Law
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Cryptography
2 5 (6.49%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) ITIL
1 13 (16.88%) Network Design
2 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
2 12 (15.58%) Network Management
3 11 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (12.99%) Network Load Balancing
5 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.49%) Service Management
6 5 (6.49%) Change Control
7 4 (5.19%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.19%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.19%) Time Management
8 3 (3.90%) QMS
8 3 (3.90%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.60%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.30%) Requirements Management
10 1 (1.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) SQL
1 1 (1.30%) VBA
1 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (46.75%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (35.06%) CCNP
3 23 (29.87%) CCNA
4 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) CCIE
6 4 (5.19%) CCSA
6 4 (5.19%) CCSE
6 4 (5.19%) JNCIS
7 3 (3.90%) CCSP
8 1 (1.30%) Degree
8 1 (1.30%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.90%) vSphere
2 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.60%) UAG
3 2 (2.60%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.30%) Netcool
3 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Cisco
2 28 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 27 (35.06%) Juniper
4 24 (31.17%) HP
5 15 (19.48%) F5
6 12 (15.58%) McAfee
7 10 (12.99%) Fortinet
7 10 (12.99%) TippingPoint
8 6 (7.79%) Riverbed
8 6 (7.79%) Crossbeam
8 6 (7.79%) Aruba
9 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.90%) EMC
10 3 (3.90%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.60%) Avaya
11 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.60%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.30%) Mitel
12 1 (1.30%) Brocade
12 1 (1.30%) CommVault
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