The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 81 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 258 217 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.67% 2.18% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.31% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 109 89
Median daily rate £350 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £199 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 4
Median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.80 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.50 £39.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.50 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +95.57%
Network 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
9190 9396 8795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.38% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5558 5156 4840
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 453 481
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network 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 Network Engineer across the South East region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network 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 Network Engineer across the South East region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Hampshire +39 102 £350 +11.11% 13
Berkshire +5 87 £356 +23.37% 16
Surrey -6 26 £363 +6.61% 7
M4 Corridor +3 10 £230 -
Oxfordshire -5 10 £275 -14.06% 6
West Sussex -22 8 £450 +63.63% 4
Kent -25 7 £226 +13.12% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £400 +6.66% 4
East Sussex 0 2 £425 +88.88% 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 South East region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 387 (78.34%) Cisco
2 257 (52.02%) Firewall
3 253 (51.21%) Cisco Certification
4 171 (34.62%) LAN
5 161 (32.59%) WAN
6 159 (32.19%) CCNP
7 145 (29.35%) Security Cleared
8 143 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
9 133 (26.92%) Wireless
10 130 (26.32%) CCNA
11 119 (24.09%) CheckPoint
12 114 (23.08%) Juniper
12 114 (23.08%) SC Cleared
13 91 (18.42%) Network Security
14 88 (17.81%) MPLS
14 88 (17.81%) BGP
14 88 (17.81%) Data Centre
15 86 (17.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 83 (16.80%) Telecoms
17 75 (15.18%) ITIL
17 75 (15.18%) F5
18 70 (14.17%) TCP/IP
18 70 (14.17%) VPN
19 69 (13.97%) OSPF
20 68 (13.77%) DNS
21 58 (11.74%) DHCP
21 58 (11.74%) VoIP
22 56 (11.34%) Windows
23 53 (10.73%) Network Design
24 45 (9.11%) EIGRP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (1.01%) CMS
3 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.40%) GitHub
2 2 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 257 (52.02%) Firewall
2 171 (34.62%) LAN
3 161 (32.59%) WAN
4 143 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
5 133 (26.92%) Wireless
6 91 (18.42%) Network Security
7 88 (17.81%) BGP
7 88 (17.81%) MPLS
8 86 (17.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 70 (14.17%) TCP/IP
9 70 (14.17%) VPN
10 69 (13.97%) OSPF
11 68 (13.77%) DNS
12 58 (11.74%) DHCP
12 58 (11.74%) VoIP
13 45 (9.11%) EIGRP
14 44 (8.91%) IPsec
14 44 (8.91%) SSL
15 34 (6.88%) SNMP
16 33 (6.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.04%) Oracle Database
2 9 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (2.43%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (2.23%) StarTeam
3 6 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.40%) GitLab
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) JUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 83 (16.80%) Telecoms
2 35 (7.09%) Finance
3 5 (1.01%) Military
4 4 (0.81%) Marketing
5 3 (0.61%) Back Office
6 2 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Billing
7 1 (0.20%) French Language
7 1 (0.20%) German Language
7 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.04%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.02%) REST
2 10 (2.02%) SOAP
3 6 (1.21%) CSS
4 4 (0.81%) CGI
5 2 (0.40%) JSON
5 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.40%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.20%) .NET
6 1 (0.20%) Django
6 1 (0.20%) Guice
6 1 (0.20%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.20%) Sensu
6 1 (0.20%) Spring
6 1 (0.20%) WAP
6 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.05%) Driving Licence
3 19 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.42%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.21%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.21%) e-Health
8 5 (1.01%) DataPower
8 5 (1.01%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.01%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.01%) PKI
9 4 (0.81%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.61%) Statistics
11 1 (0.20%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.34%) Windows
2 41 (8.30%) Linux
3 33 (6.68%) Unix
4 27 (5.47%) Windows Server
5 23 (4.66%) Solaris
6 14 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.21%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.61%) CatOS
13 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (15.18%) ITIL
2 53 (10.73%) Network Design
3 45 (9.11%) Load Balancing
4 32 (6.48%) Migration
5 31 (6.28%) Change Management
6 28 (5.67%) Network Management
7 19 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 16 (3.24%) Incident Management
8 16 (3.24%) Information Security
8 16 (3.24%) Network Architecture
9 15 (3.04%) Project Management
10 13 (2.63%) Change Control
10 13 (2.63%) High Availability
10 13 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (2.43%) Capacity Management
12 11 (2.23%) Requirements Management
13 10 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (1.82%) Problem Management
15 8 (1.62%) Information Management
15 8 (1.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.66%) C
2 16 (3.24%) Tcl
3 13 (2.63%) Perl
4 9 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.62%) VB
6 7 (1.42%) Python
7 5 (1.01%) SQL
8 2 (0.40%) C#
8 2 (0.40%) Ruby
9 1 (0.20%) C++
9 1 (0.20%) Java
9 1 (0.20%) Scala
9 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 253 (51.21%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (32.19%) CCNP
3 145 (29.35%) Security Cleared
4 130 (26.32%) CCNA
5 114 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 37 (7.49%) Degree
7 35 (7.09%) CCIE
8 25 (5.06%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.23%) MCSE
9 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (2.02%) CCSE
11 8 (1.62%) CCDP
11 8 (1.62%) CCENT
11 8 (1.62%) JNCIS
12 6 (1.21%) CCSA
12 6 (1.21%) HND
12 6 (1.21%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.01%) DBS Check
13 5 (1.01%) MCP
14 4 (0.81%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.66%) SLA
2 14 (2.83%) QA
3 12 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.40%) GLP
5 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.21%) vSphere
4 5 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (1.01%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.40%) iptables
6 2 (0.40%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.40%) XenServer
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) vCloud
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (4.45%) FortiGate
2 17 (3.44%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (1.42%) Netcool
4 7 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.01%) Sysprep
5 5 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (0.81%) WSUS
7 3 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.61%) OpenView
7 3 (0.61%) Puppet
8 2 (0.40%) OPNET
9 1 (0.20%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.20%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.20%) Nagios
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.20%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 387 (78.34%) Cisco
2 119 (24.09%) CheckPoint
3 114 (23.08%) Juniper
4 75 (15.18%) F5
5 42 (8.50%) Palo Alto
6 41 (8.30%) HP
7 38 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 33 (6.68%) Aruba
9 32 (6.48%) SolarWinds
10 25 (5.06%) Fortinet
11 24 (4.86%) VMware
12 19 (3.85%) Blue Coat
12 19 (3.85%) Huawei
12 19 (3.85%) Riverbed
13 16 (3.24%) Oracle
14 15 (3.04%) IBM
14 15 (3.04%) Sybase
15 12 (2.43%) Nokia
16 11 (2.23%) Avaya
16 11 (2.23%) Citrix
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