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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 91 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 34 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 1.07% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.15% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £118 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £401 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £18.03 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -38.88%
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
2801 2431 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.74% 92.47% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1288 1083
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £238
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 95 62 54
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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
Edinburgh -14 9 £340 +146.37% 1
Renfrewshire +2 8 £268 -10.93%
Glasgow +3 7 £260 -48.00%
Highlands -2 4 - -
West Lothian - 4 £288 - 1
Aberdeen +1 1 £285 -8.80%
Dundee - 1 - -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 50 (83.33%) Cisco
2 33 (55.00%) LAN
2 33 (55.00%) Firewall
3 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 24 (40.00%) WAN
5 21 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (35.00%) Juniper
6 19 (31.67%) CCNA
7 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (28.33%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (26.67%) Network Security
9 16 (26.67%) ITIL
10 15 (25.00%) F5
11 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
11 14 (23.33%) HP
11 14 (23.33%) McAfee
12 13 (21.67%) Windows
12 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
13 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 12 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
14 11 (18.33%) Incident Management
14 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (18.33%) Network Management
14 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring
15 10 (16.67%) Junos
15 10 (16.67%) Riverbed
15 10 (16.67%) TippingPoint
15 10 (16.67%) Crossbeam
15 10 (16.67%) MS Office
15 10 (16.67%) CCNP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.00%) LAN
1 33 (55.00%) Firewall
2 24 (40.00%) WAN
3 17 (28.33%) Cisco IOS
4 16 (26.67%) Network Security
5 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (16.67%) Junos
6 10 (16.67%) Wireless
6 10 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 9 (15.00%) SAN
8 8 (13.33%) VPN
9 6 (10.00%) MPLS
10 5 (8.33%) OSPF
10 5 (8.33%) BGP
10 5 (8.33%) WLAN
11 4 (6.67%) RSVP
11 4 (6.67%) IPsec
11 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
12 3 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (15.00%) Banking
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Military
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (5.00%) CMDB
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 11 (18.33%) Incident Management
3 11 (18.33%) Network Management
3 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (15.00%) Service Management
4 9 (15.00%) Network Design
5 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.33%) Time Management
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.00%) Release Management
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Information Security
8 3 (5.00%) Malware Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 1 (1.67%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
1 4 (6.67%) VBA
1 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (31.67%) CCNA
3 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (16.67%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) CCSA
6 2 (3.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
2 7 (11.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.67%) vSphere
5 5 (8.33%) UAG
5 5 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (11.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 50 (83.33%) Cisco
2 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 21 (35.00%) Juniper
4 15 (25.00%) F5
5 14 (23.33%) HP
5 14 (23.33%) McAfee
6 10 (16.67%) Crossbeam
6 10 (16.67%) TippingPoint
6 10 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 7 (11.67%) EMC
7 7 (11.67%) 3PAR
8 5 (8.33%) Avaya
8 5 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.67%) Aruba
9 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.00%) Remedy
10 3 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.33%) ProCurve
11 2 (3.33%) VMware
11 2 (3.33%) Nokia
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