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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 93 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 202 155 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.02% 1.64% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.78% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 86 72
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£315 £319 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £406 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 24
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.88 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £20.95 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.20 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.25%
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
9169 8688 7867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.86% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5062 4803 3935
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 456 615
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 74 £325 -4.41% 15
Hampshire -2 42 £303 +21.00% 17
Surrey +14 28 £339 -7.82% 13
Oxfordshire -2 21 £325 +4.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 18 £375 -6.25% 2
Kent -2 9 £200 -36.00% 1
East Sussex -6 4 £225 -35.71% 1
West Sussex -19 3 £275 -17.91% 1
Home Counties +5 1 - -
Middlesex +2 1 £175 -43.08%
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 259 (72.35%) Cisco
2 193 (53.91%) Cisco Certification
3 177 (49.44%) Firewall
4 145 (40.50%) CCNP
5 136 (37.99%) WAN
6 133 (37.15%) LAN
7 107 (29.89%) CCNA
8 100 (27.93%) CheckPoint
9 95 (26.54%) Cisco ASA
10 89 (24.86%) Network Security
11 77 (21.51%) Juniper
12 76 (21.23%) VPN
13 75 (20.95%) Security Cleared
14 72 (20.11%) F5
15 69 (19.27%) TCP/IP
15 69 (19.27%) Telecoms
16 64 (17.88%) Windows
17 63 (17.60%) OSPF
18 57 (15.92%) BGP
18 57 (15.92%) ITIL
19 54 (15.08%) SC Cleared
20 50 (13.97%) VoIP
20 50 (13.97%) VMware
21 49 (13.69%) Linux
21 49 (13.69%) MPLS
22 48 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
23 47 (13.13%) Network Design
24 42 (11.73%) VLAN
25 40 (11.17%) Wireless
26 39 (10.89%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (2.23%) MS Exchange
1 8 (2.23%) IIS
2 6 (1.68%) Lync
3 5 (1.40%) Apache
4 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.79%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 177 (49.44%) Firewall
2 136 (37.99%) WAN
3 133 (37.15%) LAN
4 95 (26.54%) Cisco ASA
5 89 (24.86%) Network Security
6 76 (21.23%) VPN
7 69 (19.27%) TCP/IP
8 63 (17.60%) OSPF
9 57 (15.92%) BGP
10 50 (13.97%) VoIP
11 49 (13.69%) MPLS
12 48 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 42 (11.73%) VLAN
14 40 (11.17%) Wireless
15 38 (10.61%) DNS
16 34 (9.50%) Internet
17 26 (7.26%) EIGRP
18 25 (6.98%) SAN
19 24 (6.70%) Ethernet
20 19 (5.31%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.12%) DB2
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.56%) StarTeam
1 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.28%) Ant
General
1 69 (19.27%) Telecoms
2 14 (3.91%) Finance
3 2 (0.56%) Banking
3 2 (0.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.28%) Billing
4 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.28%) Back Office
4 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.28%) Legal
4 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.12%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.84%) WAP
2 3 (0.84%) CSS
3 2 (0.56%) HTML
3 2 (0.56%) JSON
4 1 (0.28%) Laravel
4 1 (0.28%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.28%) HTML5
4 1 (0.28%) RESTful
4 1 (0.28%) CGI
4 1 (0.28%) Web Services
4 1 (0.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.23%) SecurID
3 6 (1.68%) PKI
4 5 (1.40%) NHS
5 4 (1.12%) Clustering
5 4 (1.12%) e-Health
6 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.84%) Statistics
6 3 (0.84%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.28%) CMDB
8 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.28%) Tandem
8 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.28%) Replication
8 1 (0.28%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.88%) Windows
2 49 (13.69%) Linux
3 29 (8.10%) UNIX
4 14 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.23%) CentOS
8 5 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.12%) SUSE
9 4 (1.12%) AIX
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.84%) VMS
10 3 (0.84%) Solaris
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.28%) zOS
11 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (15.92%) ITIL
2 47 (13.13%) Network Design
3 32 (8.94%) Load Balancing
4 25 (6.98%) Network Management
5 21 (5.87%) Migration
5 21 (5.87%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (5.03%) Service Delivery
7 16 (4.47%) Incident Management
7 16 (4.47%) ITIL V3
7 16 (4.47%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (3.63%) Change Management
9 12 (3.35%) Configuration Management
9 12 (3.35%) Network Architecture
10 11 (3.07%) Service Management
11 10 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.23%) Validation
13 6 (1.68%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (1.68%) Fault Management
13 6 (1.68%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (1.68%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.23%) Perl
2 6 (1.68%) PHP
2 6 (1.68%) SQL
3 5 (1.40%) C
4 4 (1.12%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.56%) Python
5 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) JCL
Qualifications
1 193 (53.91%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (40.50%) CCNP
3 107 (29.89%) CCNA
4 75 (20.95%) Security Cleared
5 54 (15.08%) SC Cleared
6 29 (8.10%) CCIE
7 25 (6.98%) Degree
8 21 (5.87%) DV Cleared
9 15 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (3.63%) MCSA
10 13 (3.63%) CISSP
10 13 (3.63%) CCDP
11 12 (3.35%) A+ Certification
11 12 (3.35%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (2.23%) BC Cleared
13 7 (1.96%) CCSP
14 6 (1.68%) CCIP
14 6 (1.68%) HND
15 5 (1.40%) CCVP
16 4 (1.12%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.87%) SLA
2 12 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.23%) QA
4 4 (1.12%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.47%) Firmware
4 13 (3.63%) vSphere
5 9 (2.51%) Snort
6 7 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.40%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.12%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.84%) Squid
10 2 (0.56%) XenApp
10 2 (0.56%) XenServer
10 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.28%) HDFS
11 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 20 (5.59%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.23%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (1.68%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.40%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (1.40%) Netcool
5 3 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.84%) OpenView
5 3 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.28%) Cacti
7 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.28%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.28%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 259 (72.35%) Cisco
2 100 (27.93%) CheckPoint
3 77 (21.51%) Juniper
4 72 (20.11%) F5
5 50 (13.97%) VMware
6 39 (10.89%) Microsoft
7 29 (8.10%) HP
8 22 (6.15%) Citrix
9 20 (5.59%) SolarWinds
10 18 (5.03%) Blue Coat
11 17 (4.75%) Fortinet
12 12 (3.35%) CA
13 9 (2.51%) McAfee
13 9 (2.51%) Nortel
14 7 (1.96%) Tufin
15 6 (1.68%) BT
15 6 (1.68%) Sourcefire
15 6 (1.68%) Sophos
15 6 (1.68%) Oracle
15 6 (1.68%) IBM
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