The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Switch Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Switch Engineer
England / South East
Rank 237 257 268
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.057% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.060% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £248 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -38.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £31.25

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
7207 8291 9155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4203 5055 4892
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 379 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Switch Engineer in the job title.

Switch Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Switch 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 Switch Engineer across the South East region.

Switch Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Switch Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Switch Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Switch Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Switch 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 Switch Engineer across the South East region.

Switch Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Switch Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Kent - 1 £210 -
Switch Engineer
England

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Switch Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Switch Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Brocade
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) 4G
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) 3G
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCIP
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) VPN

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCIP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) VMware