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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Engineer
Rank 210 224 212
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 51 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£293 £235 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.46% +0.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £463 £258
% change year-on-year
-36.75% +79.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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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 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
8981 8228 6991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.40% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4347 3312
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 476 593
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
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 2 March 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
Berkshire +32 42 - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
IP Engineer
England

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (91.01%) Cisco
2 65 (73.03%) Telecoms
3 63 (70.79%) OSPF
4 55 (61.80%) Firewall
5 51 (57.30%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (57.30%) CheckPoint
6 45 (50.56%) BGP
7 37 (41.57%) Juniper
8 35 (39.33%) CCNP
9 33 (37.08%) VPN
9 33 (37.08%) MPLS
10 31 (34.83%) RIP
11 24 (26.97%) F5
12 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
13 20 (22.47%) SC Cleared
14 19 (21.35%) Network Design
14 19 (21.35%) Risk Assessment
15 17 (19.10%) Validation
16 16 (17.98%) IPsec
16 16 (17.98%) CCIE
17 15 (16.85%) ITIL
17 15 (16.85%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (15.73%) VLAN
18 14 (15.73%) CCNA
18 14 (15.73%) Ethernet
18 14 (15.73%) Internet
19 13 (14.61%) Back Office
19 13 (14.61%) Linux
20 12 (13.48%) DNS
20 12 (13.48%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 63 (70.79%) OSPF
2 55 (61.80%) Firewall
3 45 (50.56%) BGP
4 33 (37.08%) MPLS
4 33 (37.08%) VPN
5 31 (34.83%) RIP
6 16 (17.98%) IPsec
7 15 (16.85%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (15.73%) VLAN
8 14 (15.73%) Internet
8 14 (15.73%) Ethernet
9 12 (13.48%) DNS
9 12 (13.48%) Network Security
10 11 (12.36%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (12.36%) FWSM
10 11 (12.36%) SNMP
10 11 (12.36%) LAN
11 10 (11.24%) WAN
12 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
12 9 (10.11%) HSRP
General
1 65 (73.03%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.61%) Back Office
3 2 (2.25%) Front Office
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.12%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) SecurID
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Risk Assessment
1 19 (21.35%) Network Design
2 17 (19.10%) Validation
3 15 (16.85%) ITIL
4 10 (11.24%) Load Balancing
4 10 (11.24%) Test Strategy
5 9 (10.11%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.11%) Network Management
6 8 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (7.87%) Demand Forecasting
7 7 (7.87%) eTOM
7 7 (7.87%) Migration
8 6 (6.74%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (3.37%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 2 (2.25%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.25%) CRM
10 2 (2.25%) Fault Management
10 2 (2.25%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 51 (57.30%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (39.33%) CCNP
3 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
4 20 (22.47%) SC Cleared
5 16 (17.98%) CCIE
6 14 (15.73%) CCNA
7 12 (13.48%) CISSP
8 8 (8.99%) JNCIS
8 8 (8.99%) Degree
9 7 (7.87%) BC Cleared
10 5 (5.62%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (5.62%) CCDP
10 5 (5.62%) CCSP
10 5 (5.62%) HND
11 4 (4.49%) HNC
11 4 (4.49%) CCIP
12 3 (3.37%) VCP4
13 1 (1.12%) CCSA
13 1 (1.12%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 81 (91.01%) Cisco
2 51 (57.30%) CheckPoint
3 37 (41.57%) Juniper
4 24 (26.97%) F5
5 10 (11.24%) Fortinet
6 8 (8.99%) Redback
6 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.99%) Radware
6 8 (8.99%) Nokia
7 7 (7.87%) AlgoSec
7 7 (7.87%) Tufin
8 6 (6.74%) Ericsson
9 4 (4.49%) CA
10 3 (3.37%) Nortel
10 3 (3.37%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.37%) Huawei
11 2 (2.25%) BT
12 1 (1.12%) Crossbeam