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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 105 118 104
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 163 138 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 1.54% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.67% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 74 61
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.80 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -23.63%
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
8314 8244 7570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 91.80% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4710 4537 3853
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 424 589
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -2 54 £289 -17.50% 17
Hampshire +7 41 £347 +38.99% 5
Surrey +23 21 £300 +20.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £375 +11.11% 8
Oxfordshire -8 14 £336 +7.60% 6
Kent +5 9 £200 -45.20%
East Sussex - 3 £225 -
Home Counties +5 2 - -
Middlesex +5 1 £175 -41.17%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 240 (71.22%) Cisco
2 183 (54.30%) Cisco Certification
3 161 (47.77%) Firewall
4 131 (38.87%) CCNP
5 123 (36.50%) LAN
5 123 (36.50%) WAN
6 103 (30.56%) CCNA
7 87 (25.82%) Cisco ASA
8 85 (25.22%) CheckPoint
9 76 (22.55%) Network Security
10 75 (22.26%) Juniper
11 66 (19.58%) TCP/IP
12 65 (19.29%) VPN
13 64 (18.99%) F5
14 61 (18.10%) Security Cleared
14 61 (18.10%) OSPF
15 58 (17.21%) BGP
15 58 (17.21%) Windows
16 54 (16.02%) ITIL
17 53 (15.73%) Wireless
18 52 (15.43%) Telecoms
19 51 (15.13%) Network Design
20 49 (14.54%) MPLS
21 44 (13.06%) SC Cleared
22 43 (12.76%) Linux
23 42 (12.46%) VoIP
24 40 (11.87%) VMware
24 40 (11.87%) Cisco Nexus
24 40 (11.87%) Data Centre
25 33 (9.79%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.48%) Lync
3 4 (1.19%) IIS
4 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.67%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.89%) SaaS
4 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 161 (47.77%) Firewall
2 123 (36.50%) LAN
2 123 (36.50%) WAN
3 87 (25.82%) Cisco ASA
4 76 (22.55%) Network Security
5 66 (19.58%) TCP/IP
6 65 (19.29%) VPN
7 61 (18.10%) OSPF
8 58 (17.21%) BGP
9 53 (15.73%) Wireless
10 49 (14.54%) MPLS
11 42 (12.46%) VoIP
12 40 (11.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (9.50%) DNS
14 28 (8.31%) VLAN
15 27 (8.01%) EIGRP
16 22 (6.53%) Ethernet
17 21 (6.23%) Internet
18 19 (5.64%) SSL
18 19 (5.64%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.30%) MySQL
2 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) StarTeam
1 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (15.43%) Telecoms
2 23 (6.82%) Finance
3 3 (0.89%) Banking
4 2 (0.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.30%) Automotive
5 1 (0.30%) Legal
5 1 (0.30%) Games
5 1 (0.30%) Back Office
5 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.30%) Billing
5 1 (0.30%) German Language
5 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.59%) CSS
1 2 (0.59%) HTML
2 1 (0.30%) Web Services
2 1 (0.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.48%) SecurID
3 5 (1.48%) PKI
3 5 (1.48%) Cryptography
4 4 (1.19%) e-Health
4 4 (1.19%) Clustering
5 3 (0.89%) NHS
5 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.30%) Handset
7 1 (0.30%) Tandem
7 1 (0.30%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.30%) Statistics
7 1 (0.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.21%) Windows
2 43 (12.76%) Linux
3 25 (7.42%) UNIX
4 14 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.78%) CentOS
8 4 (1.19%) Solaris
9 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.59%) VMS
11 1 (0.30%) zOS
11 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.30%) HPUX
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.02%) ITIL
2 51 (15.13%) Network Design
3 33 (9.79%) Load Balancing
4 24 (7.12%) Network Management
5 23 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
6 19 (5.64%) Service Delivery
7 17 (5.04%) Migration
7 17 (5.04%) Incident Management
8 15 (4.45%) ITIL V3
8 15 (4.45%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (4.15%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.26%) Service Management
10 11 (3.26%) Network Architecture
11 9 (2.67%) Change Management
12 8 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.37%) Validation
13 7 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (1.78%) Project Planning
14 6 (1.78%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (1.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.26%) Perl
2 6 (1.78%) PHP
3 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.19%) C
4 3 (0.89%) Python
5 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.59%) SQL
5 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.30%) JCL
6 1 (0.30%) VB
6 1 (0.30%) Java
6 1 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 183 (54.30%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (38.87%) CCNP
3 103 (30.56%) CCNA
4 61 (18.10%) Security Cleared
5 44 (13.06%) SC Cleared
6 26 (7.72%) CCIE
7 20 (5.93%) Degree
8 17 (5.04%) DV Cleared
9 14 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (3.56%) CCDP
10 12 (3.56%) MCSA
11 11 (3.26%) A+ Certification
11 11 (3.26%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (1.78%) CCVP
12 6 (1.78%) CISSP
12 6 (1.78%) CCIP
13 5 (1.48%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.48%) BC Cleared
14 4 (1.19%) HND
15 3 (0.89%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.93%) SLA
2 10 (2.97%) QA
3 7 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.48%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.26%) Firmware
3 11 (3.26%) vSphere
4 8 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.08%) Snort
5 7 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.59%) XenApp
6 2 (0.59%) XenServer
6 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.30%) HDFS
7 1 (0.30%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (4.45%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.78%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.19%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.89%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.59%) TrustSec
5 2 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.59%) Netcool
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.30%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.30%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 240 (71.22%) Cisco
2 85 (25.22%) CheckPoint
3 75 (22.26%) Juniper
4 64 (18.99%) F5
5 40 (11.87%) VMware
6 30 (8.90%) Microsoft
7 25 (7.42%) HP
8 16 (4.75%) SolarWinds
9 15 (4.45%) Citrix
9 15 (4.45%) Blue Coat
10 14 (4.15%) McAfee
11 13 (3.86%) Fortinet
12 8 (2.37%) Nokia
13 6 (1.78%) NetScout
13 6 (1.78%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.78%) BT
13 6 (1.78%) CA
13 6 (1.78%) Sophos
14 5 (1.48%) Nortel
14 5 (1.48%) EMC
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