The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 107 123 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 184 133 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 1.45% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.57% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 60 53
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£338 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -54.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.70 £20.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -41.33%
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
8816 8449 7886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.33% 91.83% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4596 4076
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 407 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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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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 +10 57 £325 -3.70% 11
Hampshire +7 45 £388 +19.23% 5
Surrey +20 34 £300 -20.79% 14
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £375 +13.20% 5
Oxfordshire -20 12 £316 +7.11% 3
Kent -6 9 £300 -20.00% 3
West Sussex -7 9 £350 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £250 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 251 (65.19%) Cisco
2 189 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
3 179 (46.49%) Firewall
4 134 (34.81%) CCNP
4 134 (34.81%) WAN
5 131 (34.03%) LAN
6 118 (30.65%) CCNA
7 95 (24.68%) Juniper
8 92 (23.90%) CheckPoint
9 85 (22.08%) Network Security
10 84 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
11 83 (21.56%) F5
12 78 (20.26%) TCP/IP
12 78 (20.26%) Wireless
13 71 (18.44%) Security Cleared
14 70 (18.18%) BGP
15 64 (16.62%) VPN
15 64 (16.62%) Network Design
15 64 (16.62%) Data Centre
16 61 (15.84%) OSPF
17 58 (15.06%) ITIL
18 55 (14.29%) Windows
19 53 (13.77%) SC Cleared
20 51 (13.25%) Telecoms
21 49 (12.73%) Load Balancing
22 48 (12.47%) VoIP
23 45 (11.69%) MPLS
24 44 (11.43%) VMware
25 43 (11.17%) DNS
26 42 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (1.56%) IIS
1 6 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.78%) Lync
2 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.52%) Apache
3 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.26%) nginx
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (2.86%) MS Office
2 10 (2.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.82%) SaaS
2 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 179 (46.49%) Firewall
2 134 (34.81%) WAN
3 131 (34.03%) LAN
4 85 (22.08%) Network Security
5 84 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
6 78 (20.26%) TCP/IP
6 78 (20.26%) Wireless
7 70 (18.18%) BGP
8 64 (16.62%) VPN
9 61 (15.84%) OSPF
10 48 (12.47%) VoIP
11 45 (11.69%) MPLS
12 43 (11.17%) DNS
13 42 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 34 (8.83%) VLAN
15 33 (8.57%) EIGRP
16 32 (8.31%) SSL
17 31 (8.05%) IPsec
18 29 (7.53%) Ethernet
19 25 (6.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.78%) MySQL
1 3 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.52%) CANoe
2 2 (0.52%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (13.25%) Telecoms
2 31 (8.05%) Finance
3 8 (2.08%) Automotive
4 6 (1.56%) Banking
5 4 (1.04%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
6 2 (0.52%) Publishing
6 2 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) German Language
7 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.38%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.30%) CSS
3 2 (0.52%) Web Services
3 2 (0.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.26%) VXML
4 1 (0.26%) Ajax
4 1 (0.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.62%) Data Centre
2 9 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.08%) e-Health
4 7 (1.82%) PKI
5 6 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.56%) Clustering
6 4 (1.04%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.78%) Replication
7 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.78%) EMC VNX
7 3 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.52%) SecurID
8 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.26%) Handset
9 1 (0.26%) NHS
9 1 (0.26%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.29%) Windows
2 41 (10.65%) Linux
3 25 (6.49%) UNIX
4 15 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.04%) Solaris
7 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.52%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) VMS
9 1 (0.26%) HPUX
9 1 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.62%) Network Design
2 58 (15.06%) ITIL
3 49 (12.73%) Load Balancing
4 27 (7.01%) Service Delivery
5 25 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
6 23 (5.97%) Migration
7 19 (4.94%) Network Management
8 17 (4.42%) Incident Management
9 16 (4.16%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (3.90%) ITIL V3
11 13 (3.38%) Service Management
11 13 (3.38%) Configuration Management
12 10 (2.60%) Project Management
12 10 (2.60%) Change Management
12 10 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (1.82%) Change Control
15 6 (1.56%) Capacity Management
15 6 (1.56%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (1.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.64%) Perl
2 7 (1.82%) PHP
2 7 (1.82%) C
3 5 (1.30%) Python
4 4 (1.04%) SQL
5 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.26%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) C++
7 1 (0.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 189 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
2 134 (34.81%) CCNP
3 118 (30.65%) CCNA
4 71 (18.44%) Security Cleared
5 53 (13.77%) SC Cleared
6 28 (7.27%) Degree
7 21 (5.45%) CCIE
8 18 (4.68%) DV Cleared
9 14 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (3.38%) MCSA
11 12 (3.12%) CCSE
12 11 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
12 11 (2.86%) A+ Certification
13 10 (2.60%) CCDP
14 9 (2.34%) CCSP
15 7 (1.82%) CCIP
16 6 (1.56%) HND
16 6 (1.56%) CISSP
16 6 (1.56%) CCSA
16 6 (1.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.49%) SLA
2 13 (3.38%) QA
3 5 (1.30%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.52%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (5.97%) Active Directory
1 23 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.34%) Snort
4 8 (2.08%) vSphere
5 5 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.30%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.52%) XenApp
7 2 (0.52%) XenServer
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.26%) vCloud
8 1 (0.26%) KVM
8 1 (0.26%) HDFS
8 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (3.38%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (1.56%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.52%) Netcool
6 2 (0.52%) Nagios
6 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.52%) Cacti
6 2 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.26%) vMotion
7 1 (0.26%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.26%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 251 (65.19%) Cisco
2 95 (24.68%) Juniper
3 92 (23.90%) CheckPoint
4 83 (21.56%) F5
5 44 (11.43%) VMware
6 32 (8.31%) HP
7 28 (7.27%) Microsoft
8 21 (5.45%) Blue Coat
9 20 (5.19%) Nokia
10 19 (4.94%) McAfee
10 19 (4.94%) Fortinet
11 17 (4.42%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.34%) Sourcefire
12 9 (2.34%) Citrix
13 8 (2.08%) CA
13 8 (2.08%) Aerohive Networks
14 7 (1.82%) Aruba
14 7 (1.82%) NetScout
15 6 (1.56%) IronPort
15 6 (1.56%) Websense
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