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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 100 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 157 117 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.68% 1.41% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.54% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 50 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £331 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.17% +19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £19.10 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.25 £55.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-6.36% -11.29%
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
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £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 30 January 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 January 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 January 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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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
Berkshire +39 69 £373 +17.78% 9
Surrey +13 28 £325 -2.98% 10
Hampshire -40 22 £290 -25.16% 12
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £300 -36.84% 2
West Sussex -12 7 £363 - 2
Kent -11 6 £450 +87.50% 4
Oxfordshire -19 6 £325 +4.00% 2
Middlesex -4 1 - -
East Sussex -12 1 £400 +23.07% 2
Sussex - - - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 234 (78.00%) Cisco
2 165 (55.00%) Firewall
3 162 (54.00%) Cisco Certification
4 122 (40.67%) CCNP
5 114 (38.00%) WAN
6 109 (36.33%) LAN
7 92 (30.67%) CheckPoint
8 88 (29.33%) CCNA
9 84 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
10 72 (24.00%) Network Security
11 67 (22.33%) OSPF
12 64 (21.33%) Telecoms
12 64 (21.33%) Security Cleared
13 61 (20.33%) VPN
14 58 (19.33%) F5
15 51 (17.00%) Juniper
16 48 (16.00%) BGP
17 47 (15.67%) MPLS
18 45 (15.00%) TCP/IP
19 44 (14.67%) ITIL
19 44 (14.67%) Windows
19 44 (14.67%) SC Cleared
20 43 (14.33%) VLAN
21 41 (13.67%) VoIP
22 35 (11.67%) HP
23 34 (11.33%) Network Design
23 34 (11.33%) Wireless
24 32 (10.67%) CCIE
24 32 (10.67%) Cisco Nexus
25 31 (10.33%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.33%) Apache
2 4 (1.33%) IIS
3 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.00%) Lync
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) IaaS
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (55.00%) Firewall
2 114 (38.00%) WAN
3 109 (36.33%) LAN
4 84 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
5 72 (24.00%) Network Security
6 67 (22.33%) OSPF
7 61 (20.33%) VPN
8 48 (16.00%) BGP
9 47 (15.67%) MPLS
10 45 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 43 (14.33%) VLAN
12 41 (13.67%) VoIP
13 34 (11.33%) Wireless
14 32 (10.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (10.33%) Internet
16 28 (9.33%) EIGRP
17 23 (7.67%) SAN
18 22 (7.33%) DNS
18 22 (7.33%) Ethernet
19 20 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.33%) DB2
3 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) JIRA
1 1 (0.33%) Ant
General
1 64 (21.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.00%) Finance
3 4 (1.33%) Retail
4 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.67%) Advertising
5 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.67%) German Language
6 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.33%) Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Automotive
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.00%) WAP
2 4 (1.33%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.00%) CSS
4 2 (0.67%) HTML
4 2 (0.67%) JSON
5 1 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.33%) RESTful
5 1 (0.33%) Laravel
5 1 (0.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.33%) HTML5
5 1 (0.33%) CGI
5 1 (0.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.00%) SecurID
2 6 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.67%) PKI
3 5 (1.67%) NHS
3 5 (1.67%) Cryptography
4 4 (1.33%) AVVID
4 4 (1.33%) Statistics
4 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.67%) EMC Centera
6 2 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.33%) CMDB
7 1 (0.33%) Wiki
7 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.33%) Tandem
7 1 (0.33%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.67%) Windows
2 26 (8.67%) Linux
3 20 (6.67%) UNIX
4 14 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.67%) CentOS
8 7 (2.33%) Solaris
9 5 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.33%) SUSE
10 4 (1.33%) AIX
10 4 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.67%) VMS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.33%) zOS
12 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.67%) ITIL
2 34 (11.33%) Network Design
3 24 (8.00%) Migration
4 23 (7.67%) Network Management
5 19 (6.33%) Load Balancing
6 15 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 14 (4.67%) Change Management
8 13 (4.33%) Incident Management
8 13 (4.33%) Service Delivery
9 12 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (3.67%) Fault Management
11 9 (3.00%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (2.67%) Validation
12 8 (2.67%) ITSM
12 8 (2.67%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.67%) Time Management
12 8 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (2.33%) Service Management
14 6 (2.00%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (2.00%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.67%) SQL
2 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.00%) Python
3 2 (0.67%) C
3 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.33%) Java
4 1 (0.33%) PHP
4 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 162 (54.00%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (40.67%) CCNP
3 88 (29.33%) CCNA
4 64 (21.33%) Security Cleared
5 44 (14.67%) SC Cleared
6 32 (10.67%) CCIE
7 23 (7.67%) DV Cleared
8 18 (6.00%) Degree
9 14 (4.67%) CISSP
10 10 (3.33%) CCDP
11 9 (3.00%) CCSP
11 9 (3.00%) CCSA
12 8 (2.67%) CCVP
12 8 (2.67%) CCSE
12 8 (2.67%) BC Cleared
13 5 (1.67%) CCIP
13 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.33%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.00%) HND
16 2 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.67%) SLA
2 10 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.00%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (5.00%) Firmware
2 13 (4.33%) vSphere
2 13 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.00%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.67%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (1.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.00%) Squid
7 3 (1.00%) Snort
8 2 (0.67%) Nmap
9 1 (0.33%) XenApp
9 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (6.33%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (2.00%) Netcool
3 6 (2.00%) OpenView
4 4 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.67%) Nessus
6 2 (0.67%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.67%) Cacti
7 1 (0.33%) SCCM
7 1 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.33%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 234 (78.00%) Cisco
2 92 (30.67%) CheckPoint
3 58 (19.33%) F5
4 51 (17.00%) Juniper
5 35 (11.67%) HP
6 31 (10.33%) Microsoft
6 31 (10.33%) VMware
7 24 (8.00%) Citrix
8 19 (6.33%) Blue Coat
9 17 (5.67%) Fortinet
10 13 (4.33%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.33%) Nortel
11 10 (3.33%) Crossbeam
12 9 (3.00%) Avaya
12 9 (3.00%) Nokia
13 8 (2.67%) CA
13 8 (2.67%) IBM
14 7 (2.33%) Tufin
14 7 (2.33%) Radware
15 6 (2.00%) Brocade
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