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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 72 88 124
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 203 219 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.63% 2.30% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.42% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 127 77
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 10
Median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.65%
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
7228 9049 9230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.61% 94.91% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4209 5243 5063
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 511 507
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.64 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +10.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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
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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
Berkshire +12 67 £350 -1.06% 12
Hampshire +5 66 £381 +5.17% 8
Oxfordshire -1 17 £331 +1.92% 3
Surrey +16 16 £390 -2.50% 7
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £425 +21.42% 2
East Sussex - 8 £263 - 5
Middlesex +6 7 £400 +2.56%
West Sussex +6 5 £365 +4.28%
Sussex 0 1 - -
Kent -6 1 £205 -14.58%
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 310 (75.06%) Cisco
2 227 (54.96%) Cisco Certification
3 224 (54.24%) Firewall
4 159 (38.50%) CCNP
5 150 (36.32%) LAN
6 125 (30.27%) Network Security
7 120 (29.06%) WAN
7 120 (29.06%) CheckPoint
8 116 (28.09%) CCNA
9 100 (24.21%) Cisco ASA
10 98 (23.73%) Security Cleared
11 89 (21.55%) Juniper
12 84 (20.34%) Data Centre
13 77 (18.64%) SC Cleared
14 76 (18.40%) Wireless
15 74 (17.92%) VoIP
16 71 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
16 71 (17.19%) Palo Alto
17 67 (16.22%) Telecoms
18 66 (15.98%) F5
19 54 (13.08%) DNS
20 52 (12.59%) ITIL
21 51 (12.35%) Network Design
22 50 (12.11%) OSPF
23 48 (11.62%) VPN
24 46 (11.14%) Load Balancing
25 44 (10.65%) BGP
26 43 (10.41%) SSL
27 42 (10.17%) MPLS
28 38 (9.20%) CCIE

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 10 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.24%) Confluence
4 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.24%) Smallworld
Applications
1 10 (2.42%) MS Excel
1 10 (2.42%) MS Office
2 7 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) assyst
1 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
1 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 224 (54.24%) Firewall
2 150 (36.32%) LAN
3 125 (30.27%) Network Security
4 120 (29.06%) WAN
5 100 (24.21%) Cisco ASA
6 76 (18.40%) Wireless
7 74 (17.92%) VoIP
8 71 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
9 54 (13.08%) DNS
10 50 (12.11%) OSPF
11 48 (11.62%) VPN
12 44 (10.65%) BGP
13 43 (10.41%) SSL
14 42 (10.17%) MPLS
15 27 (6.54%) TCP/IP
16 23 (5.57%) Internet
16 23 (5.57%) IPsec
16 23 (5.57%) SNMP
17 22 (5.33%) NetScaler
17 22 (5.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.48%) GIS
4 1 (0.24%) MS Access
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (0.97%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 20 (4.84%) Finance
3 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.73%) Billing
4 3 (0.73%) Marketing
4 3 (0.73%) Retail
5 2 (0.48%) Advertising
5 2 (0.48%) Banking
5 2 (0.48%) Electronics
5 2 (0.48%) Legal
5 2 (0.48%) Local Government
6 1 (0.24%) German Language
6 1 (0.24%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.39%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.94%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.48%) CSS
3 2 (0.48%) XMPP
4 1 (0.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.24%) HEVC
4 1 (0.24%) PlayReady
4 1 (0.24%) SOAP
4 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.24%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 84 (20.34%) Data Centre
2 12 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.94%) Driving Licence
4 6 (1.45%) PKI
4 6 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.21%) Statistics
6 4 (0.97%) CMDB
6 4 (0.97%) Cryptography
6 4 (0.97%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.48%) Clustering
8 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.48%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.48%) IVR
8 2 (0.48%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (0.48%) Wiki
9 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.02%) Linux
2 26 (6.30%) Windows
3 14 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.97%) Unix
7 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.48%) CentOS
9 2 (0.48%) VMS
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.24%) SUSE
10 1 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (12.59%) ITIL
2 51 (12.35%) Network Design
3 46 (11.14%) Load Balancing
4 32 (7.75%) Change Management
5 30 (7.26%) Migration
6 22 (5.33%) Project Management
7 19 (4.60%) Network Management
8 17 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (3.87%) Web Filtering
10 15 (3.63%) Problem Management
11 14 (3.39%) Capacity Management
11 14 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (2.91%) Data Protection
12 12 (2.91%) Service Management
13 11 (2.66%) Network Architecture
14 10 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (2.42%) Fault Management
14 10 (2.42%) Incident Management
14 10 (2.42%) Information Security
14 10 (2.42%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.21%) C
1 5 (1.21%) SQL
2 2 (0.48%) Perl
2 2 (0.48%) Python
3 1 (0.24%) C#
3 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 227 (54.96%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (38.50%) CCNP
3 116 (28.09%) CCNA
4 98 (23.73%) Security Cleared
5 77 (18.64%) SC Cleared
6 38 (9.20%) CCIE
7 24 (5.81%) Degree
8 19 (4.60%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.91%) CCDP
10 11 (2.66%) CCSE
11 10 (2.42%) CCSA
12 9 (2.18%) CCVP
12 9 (2.18%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (1.94%) CCDA
14 7 (1.69%) CISSP
14 7 (1.69%) JNCIA
15 6 (1.45%) JNCIP
16 5 (1.21%) JNCIS
17 4 (0.97%) CCSP
18 3 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.36%) SLA
2 16 (3.87%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.66%) QA
4 9 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.45%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.73%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.45%) vSphere
4 5 (1.21%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.73%) NFS
6 3 (0.73%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.73%) vCloud
7 1 (0.24%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (5.08%) FortiGate
2 11 (2.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.18%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.97%) OpenView
5 4 (0.97%) OPNET
6 3 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.48%) Nagios
7 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.48%) SCCM
7 2 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.48%) TrustSec
7 2 (0.48%) vRealize
8 1 (0.24%) Netcool
8 1 (0.24%) SELinux
8 1 (0.24%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 310 (75.06%) Cisco
2 120 (29.06%) CheckPoint
3 89 (21.55%) Juniper
4 71 (17.19%) Palo Alto
5 66 (15.98%) F5
6 29 (7.02%) HP
7 26 (6.30%) VMware
8 23 (5.57%) Microsoft
9 19 (4.60%) Citrix
10 15 (3.63%) Fortinet
10 15 (3.63%) SolarWinds
11 14 (3.39%) Blue Coat
11 14 (3.39%) Dell
11 14 (3.39%) Extreme Networks
12 12 (2.91%) Aruba
12 12 (2.91%) Riverbed
13 10 (2.42%) Brocade
14 8 (1.94%) Avaya
14 8 (1.94%) Intel Security
15 7 (1.69%) EMC
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