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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 120 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 153 151 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.63% 1.66% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.79% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 76 46
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £238 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 28
Average hourly rate £24.38 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.38% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £19.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+50.56% -34.55%
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
8702 8440 7744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.50% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4626 3966
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 419 592
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -11 46 £295 -21.33% 6
Hampshire -4 42 £388 +47.05% 5
Surrey +9 26 £293 -19.31% 19
Buckinghamshire +1 15 £375 +11.11% 7
Oxfordshire -19 10 £338 +14.40% 3
Kent -2 8 £193 -45.77% 3
West Sussex -20 2 £450 +31.38% 2
Home Counties - 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £250 -
Network Engineer
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Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 231 (66.76%) Cisco
2 176 (50.87%) Cisco Certification
3 155 (44.80%) Firewall
4 125 (36.13%) CCNP
4 125 (36.13%) WAN
5 121 (34.97%) LAN
6 102 (29.48%) CCNA
7 76 (21.97%) Juniper
7 76 (21.97%) CheckPoint
7 76 (21.97%) Cisco ASA
8 73 (21.10%) Network Security
9 70 (20.23%) Wireless
10 68 (19.65%) TCP/IP
11 66 (19.08%) F5
12 63 (18.21%) Security Cleared
13 60 (17.34%) BGP
14 59 (17.05%) OSPF
15 57 (16.47%) Network Design
16 53 (15.32%) VPN
17 52 (15.03%) Windows
18 48 (13.87%) ITIL
18 48 (13.87%) Telecoms
19 47 (13.58%) MPLS
19 47 (13.58%) SC Cleared
20 46 (13.29%) Data Centre
21 41 (11.85%) VoIP
22 38 (10.98%) DNS
23 37 (10.69%) Linux
24 36 (10.40%) Cisco Nexus
24 36 (10.40%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (1.45%) IIS
1 5 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (0.87%) Lync
2 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (3.18%) MS Office
2 9 (2.60%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.02%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (44.80%) Firewall
2 125 (36.13%) WAN
3 121 (34.97%) LAN
4 76 (21.97%) Cisco ASA
5 73 (21.10%) Network Security
6 70 (20.23%) Wireless
7 68 (19.65%) TCP/IP
8 60 (17.34%) BGP
9 59 (17.05%) OSPF
10 53 (15.32%) VPN
11 47 (13.58%) MPLS
12 41 (11.85%) VoIP
13 38 (10.98%) DNS
14 36 (10.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (8.67%) EIGRP
16 28 (8.09%) VLAN
17 25 (7.23%) Ethernet
18 23 (6.65%) SSL
18 23 (6.65%) ADSL
19 22 (6.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.58%) CANoe
2 2 (0.58%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 48 (13.87%) Telecoms
2 31 (8.96%) Finance
3 6 (1.73%) Banking
4 5 (1.45%) Automotive
5 3 (0.87%) Legal
5 3 (0.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.29%) Billing
6 1 (0.29%) German Language
6 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.16%) CSS
2 2 (0.58%) HTML
3 1 (0.29%) JSP
3 1 (0.29%) Web Services
3 1 (0.29%) VXML
3 1 (0.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.02%) e-Health
4 6 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.16%) Clustering
7 3 (0.87%) Replication
7 3 (0.87%) PKI
7 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.87%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.58%) SecurID
9 1 (0.29%) NHS
9 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.29%) Handset
9 1 (0.29%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.29%) Statistics
9 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.03%) Windows
2 37 (10.69%) Linux
3 25 (7.23%) UNIX
4 13 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.16%) Solaris
7 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.58%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.29%) HPUX
9 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.47%) Network Design
2 48 (13.87%) ITIL
3 36 (10.40%) Load Balancing
4 25 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (6.36%) Network Management
5 22 (6.36%) Service Delivery
6 18 (5.20%) Migration
7 16 (4.62%) Incident Management
8 15 (4.34%) ITIL V3
9 13 (3.76%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (3.18%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.18%) Service Management
11 9 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (2.31%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (2.02%) Change Management
13 7 (2.02%) Project Planning
14 6 (1.73%) Project Management
14 6 (1.73%) Capacity Management
14 6 (1.73%) Network Architecture
14 6 (1.73%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.18%) Perl
2 7 (2.02%) C
3 6 (1.73%) PHP
4 4 (1.16%) SQL
5 3 (0.87%) Python
6 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.29%) JCL
7 1 (0.29%) C++
7 1 (0.29%) Java
7 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 176 (50.87%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (36.13%) CCNP
3 102 (29.48%) CCNA
4 63 (18.21%) Security Cleared
5 47 (13.58%) SC Cleared
6 23 (6.65%) CCIE
7 22 (6.36%) Degree
8 16 (4.62%) DV Cleared
9 15 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (3.76%) MCSA
11 11 (3.18%) A+ Certification
11 11 (3.18%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (2.89%) CCDP
13 6 (1.73%) HND
13 6 (1.73%) CCIP
13 6 (1.73%) CCVP
14 5 (1.45%) BC Cleared
15 4 (1.16%) CCDE
15 4 (1.16%) JNCIS
16 3 (0.87%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.94%) SLA
2 12 (3.47%) QA
3 6 (1.73%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.60%) vSphere
4 8 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.02%) Snort
6 6 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.45%) Firmware
8 2 (0.58%) XenApp
8 2 (0.58%) XenServer
8 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.29%) vCloud
9 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.18%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (2.60%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.02%) CA Spectrum
4 6 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (0.87%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.58%) Netcool
8 1 (0.29%) Nagios
8 1 (0.29%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.29%) Cacti
8 1 (0.29%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 231 (66.76%) Cisco
2 76 (21.97%) Juniper
2 76 (21.97%) CheckPoint
3 66 (19.08%) F5
4 35 (10.12%) VMware
5 27 (7.80%) Microsoft
6 26 (7.51%) HP
7 15 (4.34%) Blue Coat
7 15 (4.34%) McAfee
8 13 (3.76%) SolarWinds
9 11 (3.18%) Fortinet
10 10 (2.89%) Nokia
11 8 (2.31%) Citrix
12 7 (2.02%) CA
12 7 (2.02%) Aerohive Networks
13 6 (1.73%) BT
13 6 (1.73%) NetScout
13 6 (1.73%) Websense
13 6 (1.73%) Sourcefire
14 5 (1.45%) Sophos
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