The first table below looks at the demand for the Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 101 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 167 157 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.73% 1.84% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.00% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 72 64
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% +37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £19.63 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £41.50 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-15.25% +29.67%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8845 7863 9825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.80% 92.28% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4875 3933 4424
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 614 707
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +13 72 £345 +15.00% 7
Hampshire -16 42 £263 -0.93% 4
Surrey -7 15 £368 +18.54% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 14 £400 +45.45% 2
Kent +11 9 £313 -21.87% 4
Middlesex +4 6 £308 -
Oxfordshire -5 3 £313 -8.08% 3
West Sussex -9 3 £335 +4.68% 1
East Sussex -2 1 £350 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title.

1 200 (75.19%) Cisco
2 151 (56.77%) Cisco Certification
3 107 (40.23%) CCNP
4 102 (38.35%) Firewall
5 86 (32.33%) LAN
6 78 (29.32%) WAN
7 77 (28.95%) Security Cleared
8 71 (26.69%) CCNA
9 67 (25.19%) Juniper
10 66 (24.81%) VPN
11 62 (23.31%) MPLS
12 61 (22.93%) CheckPoint
13 59 (22.18%) SC Cleared
14 56 (21.05%) Telecoms
15 51 (19.17%) OSPF
16 47 (17.67%) TCP/IP
17 46 (17.29%) BGP
18 42 (15.79%) Network Design
19 38 (14.29%) Windows
20 36 (13.53%) Ethernet
20 36 (13.53%) Network Security
21 34 (12.78%) Cisco ASA
22 31 (11.65%) HP
23 27 (10.15%) VoIP
23 27 (10.15%) Cisco IOS
24 25 (9.40%) Active Directory
24 25 (9.40%) Internet
25 23 (8.65%) VMware
26 21 (7.89%) Blue Coat
26 21 (7.89%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.01%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.13%) Lync
2 3 (1.13%) IIS
3 2 (0.75%) Apache
3 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (5.64%) MS Office
2 12 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.13%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (38.35%) Firewall
2 86 (32.33%) LAN
3 78 (29.32%) WAN
4 66 (24.81%) VPN
5 62 (23.31%) MPLS
6 51 (19.17%) OSPF
7 47 (17.67%) TCP/IP
8 46 (17.29%) BGP
9 36 (13.53%) Ethernet
9 36 (13.53%) Network Security
10 34 (12.78%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (10.15%) VoIP
11 27 (10.15%) Cisco IOS
12 25 (9.40%) Internet
13 21 (7.89%) Wireless
14 20 (7.52%) EIGRP
15 18 (6.77%) VLAN
16 17 (6.39%) IPsec
16 17 (6.39%) DNS
17 16 (6.02%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.26%) MS Access
2 3 (1.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.75%) MySQL
3 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.63%) Finance
3 2 (0.75%) Back Office
3 2 (0.75%) Games
3 2 (0.75%) Military
3 2 (0.75%) Legal
3 2 (0.75%) Advertising
3 2 (0.75%) Local Government
4 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.38%) Billing
4 1 (0.38%) Retail
4 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.01%) JSP
2 2 (0.75%) WAP
3 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (1.13%) IVR
3 2 (0.75%) NHS
3 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.38%) e-Health
4 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.38%) CESG
4 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.38%) Firmware
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.29%) Windows
2 20 (7.52%) Linux
3 17 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.02%) UNIX
5 11 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.13%) Solaris
9 2 (0.75%) HPUX
9 2 (0.75%) VMS
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.79%) Network Design
2 16 (6.02%) ITIL
3 14 (5.26%) Change Management
4 12 (4.51%) Migration
4 12 (4.51%) Capacity Management
4 12 (4.51%) Network Management
5 10 (3.76%) Project Management
5 10 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (3.01%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.01%) Service Delivery
7 7 (2.63%) Load Balancing
7 7 (2.63%) Service Management
8 6 (2.26%) Fault Management
9 5 (1.88%) Time Management
10 4 (1.50%) E-Commerce
10 4 (1.50%) Information Security
10 4 (1.50%) Incident Management
11 3 (1.13%) Performance Management
11 3 (1.13%) Change Control
11 3 (1.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.89%) C
2 6 (2.26%) Perl
2 6 (2.26%) PHP
2 6 (2.26%) SQL
2 6 (2.26%) VB
3 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 151 (56.77%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (40.23%) CCNP
3 77 (28.95%) Security Cleared
4 71 (26.69%) CCNA
5 59 (22.18%) SC Cleared
6 14 (5.26%) CCIE
6 14 (5.26%) Degree
7 8 (3.01%) CCVP
7 8 (3.01%) CCSE
7 8 (3.01%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.26%) CCIP
8 6 (2.26%) CCSA
8 6 (2.26%) BC Cleared
9 5 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.50%) CCDP
10 4 (1.50%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.13%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.75%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.75%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) JSP 440
2 5 (1.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.76%) vSphere
4 7 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.88%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.50%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.50%) XenApp
7 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.75%) Squid
8 2 (0.75%) KVM
9 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (3.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (2.26%) SCCM
4 3 (1.13%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.38%) OVSD
5 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) OpenView
5 1 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 200 (75.19%) Cisco
2 67 (25.19%) Juniper
3 61 (22.93%) CheckPoint
4 31 (11.65%) HP
5 23 (8.65%) VMware
6 21 (7.89%) Blue Coat
6 21 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 18 (6.77%) F5
8 15 (5.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 12 (4.51%) McAfee
9 12 (4.51%) Huawei
9 12 (4.51%) Brocade
10 11 (4.14%) BT
11 10 (3.76%) Nortel
11 10 (3.76%) Citrix
12 9 (3.38%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.38%) Nokia
13 6 (2.26%) Avaya
14 5 (1.88%) Riverbed
14 5 (1.88%) OPNET
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