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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 214 224 177
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -47
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 43 13 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.15% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.17% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 17
Average daily rate
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£253 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £218 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £372 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
IP Engineer
England

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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +29 36 £350 -12.50%
Surrey - 6 £280 -
Hampshire -21 1 £205 -33.33%
IP Engineer
England

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 87 (89.69%) Cisco
2 78 (80.41%) Telecoms
3 68 (70.10%) Firewall
4 66 (68.04%) OSPF
5 63 (64.95%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (61.86%) CheckPoint
7 46 (47.42%) BGP
8 45 (46.39%) Juniper
9 41 (42.27%) VPN
10 37 (38.14%) CCIE
11 31 (31.96%) MPLS
12 30 (30.93%) Network Design
13 27 (27.84%) CCNP
14 26 (26.80%) RIP
15 20 (20.62%) Ethernet
16 19 (19.59%) IPsec
17 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
17 18 (18.56%) DNS
18 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
19 16 (16.49%) SNMP
19 16 (16.49%) CCNA
20 15 (15.46%) Cisco ASA
20 15 (15.46%) F5
21 14 (14.43%) Cisco PIX
21 14 (14.43%) Load Balancing
21 14 (14.43%) VLAN
22 13 (13.40%) Risk Assessment
22 13 (13.40%) Network Management
22 13 (13.40%) FWSM
23 12 (12.37%) Redback

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 68 (70.10%) Firewall
2 66 (68.04%) OSPF
3 46 (47.42%) BGP
4 41 (42.27%) VPN
5 31 (31.96%) MPLS
6 26 (26.80%) RIP
7 20 (20.62%) Ethernet
8 19 (19.59%) IPsec
9 18 (18.56%) DNS
10 16 (16.49%) SNMP
11 15 (15.46%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (14.43%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (14.43%) VLAN
13 13 (13.40%) FWSM
14 12 (12.37%) VoIP
15 9 (9.28%) Network Security
16 8 (8.25%) Internet
17 7 (7.22%) HSRP
17 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
18 5 (5.15%) LTE
General
1 78 (80.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.25%) Back Office
3 3 (3.09%) Billing
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) SecurID
3 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) Network Design
2 14 (14.43%) Load Balancing
3 13 (13.40%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (13.40%) Network Management
4 10 (10.31%) Validation
5 8 (8.25%) ITIL
6 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.15%) Demand Forecasting
7 5 (5.15%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.15%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (4.12%) Migration
8 4 (4.12%) eTOM
8 4 (4.12%) Test Strategy
8 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.09%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 3 (3.09%) Fault Management
9 3 (3.09%) CRM
10 2 (2.06%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.03%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (64.95%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (38.14%) CCIE
3 27 (27.84%) CCNP
4 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
5 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
6 16 (16.49%) CCNA
7 11 (11.34%) CISSP
8 9 (9.28%) CCSP
8 9 (9.28%) CCIP
9 8 (8.25%) Degree
10 5 (5.15%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (4.12%) CCDP
11 4 (4.12%) HND
11 4 (4.12%) BC Cleared
12 3 (3.09%) JNCIS
13 2 (2.06%) HNC
14 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
14 1 (1.03%) JNCIE
14 1 (1.03%) CCSE
14 1 (1.03%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 87 (89.69%) Cisco
2 60 (61.86%) CheckPoint
3 45 (46.39%) Juniper
4 15 (15.46%) F5
5 12 (12.37%) Redback
6 11 (11.34%) Nokia
6 11 (11.34%) Radware
7 7 (7.22%) Nortel
8 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.15%) Huawei
9 5 (5.15%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.12%) Ericsson
10 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.12%) Tufin
10 4 (4.12%) AlgoSec
11 1 (1.03%) CA
11 1 (1.03%) Avaya