The table below looks at the statistics for the IP Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 184 208 185
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 58 24 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.27% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.29% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 8
Average daily rate
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£253 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.87% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £390 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £410 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £394 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -
IP 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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8422 8223 9197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.95% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 4342 4273
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 505 638
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

IP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Engineer across the South East region.

IP Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

IP Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IP Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Engineer across the South East region.

IP Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IP Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Berkshire +37 49 £238 -40.62%
Hampshire - 2 £295 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
IP Engineer
England

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IP 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 IP Engineer in their job title.

1 81 (92.05%) Cisco
2 67 (76.14%) Telecoms
3 64 (72.73%) Firewall
4 58 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (61.36%) CheckPoint
6 51 (57.95%) OSPF
7 47 (53.41%) Juniper
8 45 (51.14%) CCIE
9 35 (39.77%) VPN
10 33 (37.50%) BGP
11 32 (36.36%) MPLS
12 31 (35.23%) Network Design
13 23 (26.14%) Cisco PIX
13 23 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (25.00%) VoIP
15 21 (23.86%) CCNP
15 21 (23.86%) IPsec
16 20 (22.73%) DNS
16 20 (22.73%) SNMP
17 19 (21.59%) Network Management
18 18 (20.45%) FWSM
19 17 (19.32%) Ethernet
19 17 (19.32%) CCSP
20 13 (14.77%) CISSP
21 12 (13.64%) Redback
21 12 (13.64%) Load Balancing
22 11 (12.50%) F5
22 11 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
22 11 (12.50%) Nokia
22 11 (12.50%) Check Point Certification

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IP 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 IP Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 64 (72.73%) Firewall
2 51 (57.95%) OSPF
3 35 (39.77%) VPN
4 33 (37.50%) BGP
5 32 (36.36%) MPLS
6 23 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (26.14%) Cisco PIX
7 22 (25.00%) VoIP
8 21 (23.86%) IPsec
9 20 (22.73%) DNS
9 20 (22.73%) SNMP
10 18 (20.45%) FWSM
11 17 (19.32%) Ethernet
12 11 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (10.23%) BIG-IP
14 8 (9.09%) Network Security
14 8 (9.09%) RIP
15 6 (6.82%) Broadband
15 6 (6.82%) LTE
16 5 (5.68%) VLAN
General
1 67 (76.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Retail
2 4 (4.55%) Billing
2 4 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.14%) SecurID
1 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Network Design
2 19 (21.59%) Network Management
3 12 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (5.68%) Validation
5 5 (5.68%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.55%) Demand Forecasting
6 4 (4.55%) CRM
7 2 (2.27%) Migration
7 2 (2.27%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.27%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.27%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL
8 1 (1.14%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.14%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) C
2 2 (2.27%) Perl
2 2 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (51.14%) CCIE
3 21 (23.86%) CCNP
4 17 (19.32%) CCSP
5 13 (14.77%) CISSP
6 11 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
8 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
8 9 (10.23%) CCNA
9 8 (9.09%) CCDP
10 7 (7.95%) CCIP
11 6 (6.82%) Degree
12 2 (2.27%) CCDE
12 2 (2.27%) CCA
13 1 (1.14%) HND
13 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
13 1 (1.14%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 81 (92.05%) Cisco
2 54 (61.36%) CheckPoint
3 47 (53.41%) Juniper
4 12 (13.64%) Redback
5 11 (12.50%) Nokia
5 11 (12.50%) F5
6 10 (11.36%) Radware
7 5 (5.68%) Huawei
7 5 (5.68%) Nortel
7 5 (5.68%) Ericsson
8 4 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.27%) Brocade
9 2 (2.27%) Avaya
9 2 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.14%) Tufin
10 1 (1.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (1.14%) VMware