The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 102 97 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 35 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 1.19% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.25% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 9
Median daily rate £275 £300 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £402 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +36.36%
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
2389 3038 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.18% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1530 1367
Median daily rate £350 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -16 13 £343 +6.20%
Glasgow +5 9 £250 -9.09% 2
Edinburgh -3 9 £325 +30.00%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £160 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £350 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 96 (86.49%) Cisco
2 68 (61.26%) Firewall
3 65 (58.56%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (52.25%) CCNP
5 56 (50.45%) CheckPoint
6 53 (47.75%) CCNA
7 45 (40.54%) F5
8 44 (39.64%) Juniper
9 42 (37.84%) HP
10 40 (36.04%) Fortinet
11 38 (34.23%) Load Balancing
12 36 (32.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 35 (31.53%) Security Cleared
14 34 (30.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 33 (29.73%) SC Cleared
15 33 (29.73%) Network Security
16 31 (27.93%) TippingPoint
17 28 (25.23%) LAN
18 26 (23.42%) Network Management
19 25 (22.52%) WAN
19 25 (22.52%) Internet
20 24 (21.62%) OSPF
20 24 (21.62%) ITIL
21 22 (19.82%) Capacity Planning
22 21 (18.92%) BGP
23 19 (17.12%) MPLS
23 19 (17.12%) OpenStack
24 18 (16.22%) TCP/IP
25 16 (14.41%) Data Privacy
25 16 (14.41%) Network Monitoring

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (17.12%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (61.26%) Firewall
2 36 (32.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 34 (30.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 33 (29.73%) Network Security
5 28 (25.23%) LAN
6 25 (22.52%) Internet
6 25 (22.52%) WAN
7 24 (21.62%) OSPF
8 21 (18.92%) BGP
9 19 (17.12%) MPLS
10 18 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 15 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (13.51%) Wireless
12 13 (11.71%) SNMP
13 12 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (10.81%) EIGRP
14 8 (7.21%) VPN
15 7 (6.31%) FTP
16 6 (5.41%) IPsec
17 5 (4.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (6.31%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.90%) Java EE
1 1 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) CMDB
2 7 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.60%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.90%) CCTV
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) CatOS
2 6 (5.41%) Windows
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Load Balancing
2 26 (23.42%) Network Management
3 24 (21.62%) ITIL
4 22 (19.82%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (14.41%) Data Privacy
5 16 (14.41%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (10.81%) Requirements Management
7 11 (9.91%) QMS
8 10 (9.01%) ITIL V3
9 9 (8.11%) Migration
9 9 (8.11%) Network Design
10 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.31%) Problem Management
11 7 (6.31%) Quality Management
11 7 (6.31%) Release Management
12 6 (5.41%) Project Management
13 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
14 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
14 4 (3.60%) Service Management
14 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) C
2 1 (0.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 65 (58.56%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (52.25%) CCNP
3 53 (47.75%) CCNA
4 35 (31.53%) Security Cleared
5 33 (29.73%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.80%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.80%) ACSA
7 2 (1.80%) CCDP
7 2 (1.80%) CCENT
7 2 (1.80%) MCITP
7 2 (1.80%) MCSA
7 2 (1.80%) MCSE
7 2 (1.80%) MCTS
7 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.90%) Degree
8 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.90%) KVM
3 1 (0.90%) Squid
3 1 (0.90%) UAG
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) CA Spectrum
2 7 (6.31%) Netcool
3 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 96 (86.49%) Cisco
2 56 (50.45%) CheckPoint
3 45 (40.54%) F5
4 44 (39.64%) Juniper
5 42 (37.84%) HP
6 40 (36.04%) Fortinet
7 31 (27.93%) TippingPoint
8 13 (11.71%) SolarWinds
9 10 (9.01%) CA
10 9 (8.11%) Intel Security
11 5 (4.50%) Avaya
11 5 (4.50%) BT
11 5 (4.50%) Siemens
11 5 (4.50%) VMware
12 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
12 4 (3.60%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.70%) Symantec
14 2 (1.80%) Apple
14 2 (1.80%) Citrix
14 2 (1.80%) Mitel
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