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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 116 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 143 131 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.53% 1.50% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.62% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 60 69
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£325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £152 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.40 £16.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £46.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £29.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.75% +3.57%
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
8541 8077 9134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.54% 92.76% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4717 4319 4217
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 496 613
Average hourly rate £16.15 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 30 September 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 30 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 +7 54 £294 -9.61% 14
Hampshire -2 33 £250 -24.81% 9
Kent +14 19 £363 - 2
Surrey -22 13 £338 +8.00% 6
Oxfordshire 0 11 £331 +65.62% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 9 £315 +14.54% 3
East Sussex -14 2 - - 5
West Sussex +6 1 £325 -31.57%
Middlesex -3 1 - -
Home Counties - - - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 213 (71.96%) Cisco
2 151 (51.01%) Firewall
3 148 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (35.81%) CCNP
5 98 (33.11%) LAN
6 93 (31.42%) WAN
7 88 (29.73%) CheckPoint
8 77 (26.01%) Cisco ASA
9 75 (25.34%) Security Cleared
10 73 (24.66%) CCNA
10 73 (24.66%) Juniper
11 72 (24.32%) Network Security
12 65 (21.96%) SC Cleared
13 59 (19.93%) VPN
14 51 (17.23%) OSPF
15 50 (16.89%) MPLS
15 50 (16.89%) Telecoms
16 48 (16.22%) F5
17 47 (15.88%) Network Design
18 45 (15.20%) HP
19 43 (14.53%) TCP/IP
19 43 (14.53%) Windows
20 34 (11.49%) BGP
21 33 (11.15%) VoIP
22 32 (10.81%) DNS
22 32 (10.81%) CCIE
23 30 (10.14%) Microsoft
24 29 (9.80%) ITIL
24 29 (9.80%) Wireless
25 28 (9.46%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (2.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.35%) Apache
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (51.01%) Firewall
2 98 (33.11%) LAN
3 93 (31.42%) WAN
4 77 (26.01%) Cisco ASA
5 72 (24.32%) Network Security
6 59 (19.93%) VPN
7 51 (17.23%) OSPF
8 50 (16.89%) MPLS
9 43 (14.53%) TCP/IP
10 34 (11.49%) BGP
11 33 (11.15%) VoIP
12 32 (10.81%) DNS
13 29 (9.80%) Wireless
14 28 (9.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (8.45%) VLAN
16 22 (7.43%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (7.43%) Ethernet
17 21 (7.09%) Cisco PIX
18 20 (6.76%) DHCP
19 19 (6.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 50 (16.89%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.08%) Finance
3 5 (1.69%) Advertising
4 3 (1.01%) Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Retail
5 2 (0.68%) Games
5 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.68%) German Language
6 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.34%) Automotive
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.36%) WAP
2 4 (1.35%) JSP
3 3 (1.01%) CSS
4 1 (0.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (1.35%) Statistics
2 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.01%) EMC Centera
4 2 (0.68%) NHS
4 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.34%) Wiki
5 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.34%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.34%) Replication
5 1 (0.34%) AVVID
5 1 (0.34%) IVR
5 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.34%) e-Health
5 1 (0.34%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.53%) Windows
2 24 (8.11%) UNIX
3 19 (6.42%) Linux
4 16 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.69%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.88%) Network Design
2 29 (9.80%) ITIL
3 24 (8.11%) Network Management
4 21 (7.09%) Migration
4 21 (7.09%) Load Balancing
5 19 (6.42%) Service Delivery
6 16 (5.41%) Network Architecture
7 13 (4.39%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (4.05%) Service Management
9 11 (3.72%) Change Management
9 11 (3.72%) Time Management
9 11 (3.72%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.38%) Project Management
11 8 (2.70%) ITSM
12 7 (2.36%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (2.03%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.03%) eTOM
14 4 (1.35%) Fault Management
14 4 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.04%) C
2 7 (2.36%) Perl
3 6 (2.03%) PHP
4 4 (1.35%) Python
5 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.68%) Java
5 2 (0.68%) SQL
5 2 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 148 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (35.81%) CCNP
3 75 (25.34%) Security Cleared
4 73 (24.66%) CCNA
5 65 (21.96%) SC Cleared
6 32 (10.81%) CCIE
7 19 (6.42%) Degree
8 17 (5.74%) CCSA
9 13 (4.39%) DV Cleared
10 12 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (3.72%) CCSE
12 10 (3.38%) CCSP
13 8 (2.70%) CISSP
14 7 (2.36%) MCSE
15 6 (2.03%) CCDP
16 5 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
17 4 (1.35%) JNCIP
17 4 (1.35%) JNCIE
17 4 (1.35%) CCIP
18 3 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.04%) SLA
2 8 (2.70%) QA
3 7 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.03%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (3.72%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.38%) ProxySG
4 10 (3.38%) vSphere
5 6 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.69%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.01%) Snort
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.68%) KVM
9 1 (0.34%) XenApp
9 1 (0.34%) Xen
9 1 (0.34%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.03%) FortiGate
1 6 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.35%) OpenView
2 4 (1.35%) Netcool
2 4 (1.35%) WSUS
3 3 (1.01%) SCCM
3 3 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (1.01%) Sysprep
3 3 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.68%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.34%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 213 (71.96%) Cisco
2 88 (29.73%) CheckPoint
3 73 (24.66%) Juniper
4 48 (16.22%) F5
5 45 (15.20%) HP
6 30 (10.14%) Microsoft
7 23 (7.77%) Blue Coat
8 21 (7.09%) Avaya
9 19 (6.42%) Brocade
10 16 (5.41%) VMware
11 13 (4.39%) Nokia
12 11 (3.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 11 (3.72%) Citrix
12 11 (3.72%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.38%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.04%) Nortel
14 9 (3.04%) McAfee
15 7 (2.36%) Crossbeam
16 5 (1.69%) ProCurve
16 5 (1.69%) Riverbed
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