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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 196 213 173
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -40
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 53 29 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.33% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.36% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 10
Average daily rate
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£265 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £408 £875
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -
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
8509 8083 9242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.89% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4734 4294 4302
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 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 507 606
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £39.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +26 42 £238 -40.62% 2
Hampshire -14 2 £295 +63.88%
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
IP Engineer
England

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 86 (90.53%) Cisco
2 73 (76.84%) Telecoms
3 70 (73.68%) Firewall
4 62 (65.26%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (62.11%) CheckPoint
6 56 (58.95%) OSPF
7 49 (51.58%) Juniper
8 47 (49.47%) CCIE
9 40 (42.11%) BGP
10 39 (41.05%) VPN
11 36 (37.89%) MPLS
12 32 (33.68%) Network Design
13 27 (28.42%) Cisco PIX
13 27 (28.42%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (26.32%) SNMP
15 24 (25.26%) IPsec
16 23 (24.21%) DNS
16 23 (24.21%) VoIP
16 23 (24.21%) CCNP
17 22 (23.16%) Ethernet
17 22 (23.16%) FWSM
17 22 (23.16%) Network Management
18 18 (18.95%) CCSP
19 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
20 14 (14.74%) Redback
21 13 (13.68%) CISSP
21 13 (13.68%) Nokia
21 13 (13.68%) F5
22 12 (12.63%) Radware
22 12 (12.63%) Check Point Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (8.42%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 70 (73.68%) Firewall
2 56 (58.95%) OSPF
3 40 (42.11%) BGP
4 39 (41.05%) VPN
5 36 (37.89%) MPLS
6 27 (28.42%) Cisco PIX
6 27 (28.42%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (26.32%) SNMP
8 24 (25.26%) IPsec
9 23 (24.21%) DNS
9 23 (24.21%) VoIP
10 22 (23.16%) Ethernet
10 22 (23.16%) FWSM
11 11 (11.58%) BIG-IP
11 11 (11.58%) RIP
12 10 (10.53%) Network Security
12 10 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (8.42%) LTE
14 7 (7.37%) UMTS
14 7 (7.37%) Broadband
General
1 73 (76.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.26%) Retail
2 5 (5.26%) Billing
2 5 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.05%) SecurID
2 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) Network Design
2 22 (23.16%) Network Management
3 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.42%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (7.37%) Validation
5 7 (7.37%) Network Architecture
6 5 (5.26%) CRM
6 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.21%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (3.16%) Migration
8 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.11%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.11%) Fault Management
9 2 (2.11%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.11%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (2.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 1 (1.05%) ITIL
10 1 (1.05%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.05%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) C
2 2 (2.11%) Perl
2 2 (2.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (65.26%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (49.47%) CCIE
3 23 (24.21%) CCNP
4 18 (18.95%) CCSP
5 13 (13.68%) CISSP
6 12 (12.63%) Check Point Certification
6 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
7 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
7 11 (11.58%) CCNA
8 9 (9.47%) CCDP
8 9 (9.47%) CCIP
9 6 (6.32%) Degree
10 2 (2.11%) CCDE
10 2 (2.11%) BC Cleared
10 2 (2.11%) CCA
11 1 (1.05%) HND
11 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.05%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 86 (90.53%) Cisco
2 59 (62.11%) CheckPoint
3 49 (51.58%) Juniper
4 14 (14.74%) Redback
5 13 (13.68%) Nokia
5 13 (13.68%) F5
6 12 (12.63%) Radware
7 7 (7.37%) Huawei
7 7 (7.37%) Ericsson
8 6 (6.32%) Blue Coat
8 6 (6.32%) Nortel
9 4 (4.21%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.11%) Brocade
10 2 (2.11%) Avaya
10 2 (2.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.05%) Tufin
11 1 (1.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (1.05%) VMware