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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 63 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 259 172 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.02% 1.80% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 1.92% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 90 60
Average daily rate £350 £350 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.57% -51.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.08 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £55.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -7.40%
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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 historical trends)
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
Hampshire +72 108 £350 +11.11% 17
Berkshire +12 85 £350 -4.43% 19
Surrey -11 28 £425 +30.76% 16
Oxfordshire +11 14 £323 -21.81% 6
M4 Corridor - 9 £288 -
West Sussex +7 6 - - 2
Kent -12 5 £240 -46.66% 6
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £100 -66.10% 3
Sussex - 1 £313 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 351 (76.47%) Cisco
2 240 (52.29%) Firewall
3 234 (50.98%) Cisco Certification
4 165 (35.95%) LAN
5 150 (32.68%) WAN
6 140 (30.50%) CCNP
7 128 (27.89%) Cisco ASA
8 127 (27.67%) Security Cleared
9 122 (26.58%) CheckPoint
9 122 (26.58%) Wireless
10 118 (25.71%) Juniper
10 118 (25.71%) CCNA
11 102 (22.22%) SC Cleared
12 89 (19.39%) VPN
13 88 (19.17%) BGP
14 84 (18.30%) Data Centre
15 83 (18.08%) F5
16 82 (17.86%) OSPF
17 79 (17.21%) Network Security
18 77 (16.78%) Cisco Nexus
18 77 (16.78%) TCP/IP
19 74 (16.12%) ITIL
20 72 (15.69%) MPLS
21 66 (14.38%) Telecoms
22 65 (14.16%) DNS
23 62 (13.51%) VoIP
24 59 (12.85%) DHCP
25 56 (12.20%) Windows
26 55 (11.98%) Network Design
27 50 (10.89%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (2.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (1.09%) CMS
4 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.31%) SaaS
2 4 (0.87%) IaaS
3 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 240 (52.29%) Firewall
2 165 (35.95%) LAN
3 150 (32.68%) WAN
4 128 (27.89%) Cisco ASA
5 122 (26.58%) Wireless
6 89 (19.39%) VPN
7 88 (19.17%) BGP
8 82 (17.86%) OSPF
9 79 (17.21%) Network Security
10 77 (16.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 77 (16.78%) TCP/IP
11 72 (15.69%) MPLS
12 65 (14.16%) DNS
13 62 (13.51%) VoIP
14 59 (12.85%) DHCP
15 50 (10.89%) IPsec
16 49 (10.68%) SSL
17 47 (10.24%) VLAN
18 40 (8.71%) SNMP
19 38 (8.28%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) MS Access
5 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (1.96%) StarTeam
2 5 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) GitLab
3 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) JUnit
3 1 (0.22%) Subversion
3 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (14.38%) Telecoms
2 26 (5.66%) Finance
3 5 (1.09%) Military
4 3 (0.65%) Banking
5 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.44%) Back Office
5 2 (0.44%) Marketing
5 2 (0.44%) Publishing
5 2 (0.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.22%) Billing
6 1 (0.22%) French Language
6 1 (0.22%) German Language
6 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.79%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.53%) REST
2 7 (1.53%) SOAP
3 3 (0.65%) CGI
4 2 (0.44%) WAP
5 1 (0.22%) .NET
5 1 (0.22%) CSS
5 1 (0.22%) Django
5 1 (0.22%) Flash
5 1 (0.22%) Guice
5 1 (0.22%) JSF
5 1 (0.22%) JSON
5 1 (0.22%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.22%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.22%) Sensu
5 1 (0.22%) Spring
5 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (18.30%) Data Centre
2 16 (3.49%) Driving Licence
3 14 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.40%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.31%) e-Health
6 6 (1.31%) Statistics
7 5 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.09%) DataPower
8 4 (0.87%) Clustering
8 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.65%) User Experience
10 2 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.44%) NHS
10 2 (0.44%) PKI
10 2 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.20%) Windows
2 39 (8.50%) Linux
3 26 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.58%) Unix
5 18 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (3.27%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.40%) Solaris
9 6 (1.31%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.65%) CatOS
12 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.12%) ITIL
2 55 (11.98%) Network Design
3 46 (10.02%) Load Balancing
4 35 (7.63%) Migration
5 27 (5.88%) Network Management
6 21 (4.58%) Change Management
6 21 (4.58%) Project Management
7 19 (4.14%) Incident Management
8 18 (3.92%) High Availability
8 18 (3.92%) Network Architecture
9 15 (3.27%) Information Security
10 14 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (2.83%) Configuration Management
12 12 (2.61%) Service Management
13 11 (2.40%) Capacity Management
13 11 (2.40%) Change Control
14 10 (2.18%) Mentoring
15 9 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (1.96%) Requirements Management
15 9 (1.96%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.92%) C
2 8 (1.74%) Tcl
3 7 (1.53%) Perl
4 6 (1.31%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.09%) SQL
6 4 (0.87%) Python
6 4 (0.87%) VB
7 2 (0.44%) C#
7 2 (0.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.22%) C++
8 1 (0.22%) Java
8 1 (0.22%) MapBasic
8 1 (0.22%) Scala
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 234 (50.98%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (30.50%) CCNP
3 127 (27.67%) Security Cleared
4 118 (25.71%) CCNA
5 102 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 43 (9.37%) CCIE
7 28 (6.10%) Degree
8 20 (4.36%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.83%) CCSE
10 11 (2.40%) CCENT
11 10 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.96%) JNCIP
12 9 (1.96%) MCSE
13 6 (1.31%) CCDP
13 6 (1.31%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.31%) MCP
14 5 (1.09%) CCSA
14 5 (1.09%) HND
14 5 (1.09%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.54%) SLA
2 16 (3.49%) QA
3 10 (2.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.65%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.31%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.87%) vSphere
6 3 (0.65%) iptables
6 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.44%) Snort
7 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.22%) Firmware
8 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.27%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (2.83%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (1.31%) Sysprep
4 5 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (1.09%) WSUS
5 3 (0.65%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.65%) Netcool
5 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.65%) OpenView
5 3 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.44%) Cacti
6 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.44%) Endace
6 2 (0.44%) Nessus
6 2 (0.44%) Puppet
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.22%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 351 (76.47%) Cisco
2 122 (26.58%) CheckPoint
3 118 (25.71%) Juniper
4 83 (18.08%) F5
5 39 (8.50%) Microsoft
6 37 (8.06%) Palo Alto
7 34 (7.41%) HP
8 31 (6.75%) VMware
9 24 (5.23%) SolarWinds
10 22 (4.79%) Aruba
11 19 (4.14%) Fortinet
12 17 (3.70%) IronPort
13 16 (3.49%) Huawei
14 14 (3.05%) Citrix
14 14 (3.05%) Nokia
15 13 (2.83%) Blue Coat
16 12 (2.61%) Avaya
17 10 (2.18%) Cyberoam
18 9 (1.96%) NetScout
18 9 (1.96%) Sybase
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