The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 123 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 124 107 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.27% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.37% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 41
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 27
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +72.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +71.42%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Network Engineer
England

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 23 July 2014.

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
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 23 July 2014. 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 +24 49 £350 +16.66% 12
Hampshire -7 33 £325 +1.56% 9
Surrey -15 11 £363 +9.43% 5
Kent +4 9 £375 -16.66% 2
Oxfordshire -9 9 £295 -1.66% 2
West Sussex +5 6 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £331 +20.45% 1
Middlesex -4 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 207 (71.13%) Cisco
2 148 (50.86%) Cisco Certification
3 143 (49.14%) Firewall
4 111 (38.14%) CCNP
5 94 (32.30%) Security Cleared
6 93 (31.96%) CheckPoint
6 93 (31.96%) LAN
7 91 (31.27%) WAN
8 87 (29.90%) Juniper
9 78 (26.80%) SC Cleared
10 76 (26.12%) VPN
11 75 (25.77%) Network Security
12 67 (23.02%) CCNA
13 64 (21.99%) Cisco ASA
14 60 (20.62%) Telecoms
15 59 (20.27%) MPLS
16 52 (17.87%) OSPF
17 47 (16.15%) Network Design
18 41 (14.09%) BGP
18 41 (14.09%) TCP/IP
18 41 (14.09%) Windows
19 36 (12.37%) F5
20 32 (11.00%) DNS
21 31 (10.65%) VoIP
21 31 (10.65%) Ethernet
22 30 (10.31%) Microsoft
22 30 (10.31%) Active Directory
22 30 (10.31%) Wireless
23 28 (9.62%) Blue Coat
24 27 (9.28%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.37%) Apache
3 2 (0.69%) IIS
3 2 (0.69%) CMS
3 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Lync
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 143 (49.14%) Firewall
2 93 (31.96%) LAN
3 91 (31.27%) WAN
4 76 (26.12%) VPN
5 75 (25.77%) Network Security
6 64 (21.99%) Cisco ASA
7 59 (20.27%) MPLS
8 52 (17.87%) OSPF
9 41 (14.09%) BGP
9 41 (14.09%) TCP/IP
10 32 (11.00%) DNS
11 31 (10.65%) Ethernet
11 31 (10.65%) VoIP
12 30 (10.31%) Wireless
13 26 (8.93%) Internet
14 24 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (7.90%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (7.22%) Cisco PIX
17 19 (6.53%) DHCP
18 18 (6.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.72%) MS Access
2 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.69%) MySQL
3 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (20.62%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.50%) Finance
3 4 (1.37%) Advertising
4 3 (1.03%) Banking
5 2 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.06%) WAP
2 2 (0.69%) .NET
2 2 (0.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (1.03%) NHS
2 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.69%) IVR
3 2 (0.69%) Statistics
3 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.34%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.34%) CESG
4 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.34%) e-Health
4 1 (0.34%) SecurID
4 1 (0.34%) AVVID
4 1 (0.34%) Firmware
4 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.09%) Windows
2 19 (6.53%) UNIX
3 18 (6.19%) Linux
4 16 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) VMS
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.15%) Network Design
2 25 (8.59%) ITIL
3 20 (6.87%) Network Management
4 19 (6.53%) Load Balancing
5 16 (5.50%) Change Management
6 15 (5.15%) Migration
7 14 (4.81%) Project Management
7 14 (4.81%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (4.12%) Network Architecture
9 11 (3.78%) Service Management
10 8 (2.75%) Time Management
10 8 (2.75%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.41%) Capacity Management
12 6 (2.06%) Fault Management
12 6 (2.06%) Information Security
12 6 (2.06%) Configuration Management
13 5 (1.72%) eTOM
13 5 (1.72%) Change Control
14 4 (1.37%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.44%) C
2 7 (2.41%) Perl
2 7 (2.41%) SQL
3 6 (2.06%) PHP
4 5 (1.72%) VB
5 2 (0.69%) Python
5 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.34%) VBA
6 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 148 (50.86%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (38.14%) CCNP
3 94 (32.30%) Security Cleared
4 78 (26.80%) SC Cleared
5 67 (23.02%) CCNA
6 25 (8.59%) CCIE
7 16 (5.50%) Degree
8 14 (4.81%) CCSE
9 13 (4.47%) CCSA
10 12 (4.12%) DV Cleared
10 12 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (2.75%) MCSE
12 7 (2.41%) CCSP
12 7 (2.41%) CISSP
13 5 (1.72%) CCDP
13 5 (1.72%) CCIP
13 5 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.37%) JNCIP
15 3 (1.03%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.09%) SLA
2 6 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.72%) QA
4 3 (1.03%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.75%) vSphere
3 8 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.41%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.72%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.69%) Snort
6 2 (0.69%) KVM
7 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.34%) Squid
7 1 (0.34%) Xen
7 1 (0.34%) NLBS
7 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.72%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (1.72%) OPNET
3 4 (1.37%) WSUS
3 4 (1.37%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.03%) SCCM
4 3 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.03%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.34%) OpenView
6 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.34%) Netcool
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 207 (71.13%) Cisco
2 93 (31.96%) CheckPoint
3 87 (29.90%) Juniper
4 36 (12.37%) F5
5 30 (10.31%) Microsoft
6 28 (9.62%) Blue Coat
7 27 (9.28%) HP
8 19 (6.53%) VMware
9 17 (5.84%) Avaya
10 16 (5.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 14 (4.81%) Brocade
12 12 (4.12%) Nortel
13 11 (3.78%) Citrix
14 10 (3.44%) Huawei
15 9 (3.09%) Riverbed
15 9 (3.09%) SolarWinds
15 9 (3.09%) Nokia
15 9 (3.09%) BT
16 8 (2.75%) McAfee
17 6 (2.06%) Fortinet
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