The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 35 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.75% 5.08% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 5.32% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 6
Median daily rate £375 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £378 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +27.65%
Network Engineer
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
610 564 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.52% 95.59% 97.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 432 357
Median daily rate £403 £358 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 30
Median hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the South Wales region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the South Wales region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bridgend - 8 £425 -
Cardiff +7 6 £225 -
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £313 -
Newport -7 2 £356 +26.10%
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Network 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 Wales region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 41 (80.39%) Firewall
3 39 (76.47%) SC Cleared
3 39 (76.47%) Security Cleared
4 30 (58.82%) LAN
5 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (50.98%) CCNP
7 19 (37.25%) Intel Security
8 18 (35.29%) Fortinet
9 17 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 14 (27.45%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (27.45%) Change Control
11 12 (23.53%) WAN
12 11 (21.57%) F5
13 9 (17.65%) CCNA
14 8 (15.69%) Juniper
14 8 (15.69%) Windows
15 6 (11.76%) ITIL
15 6 (11.76%) Finance
16 5 (9.80%) MS Office
16 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
17 4 (7.84%) Cisco Prime
17 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
17 4 (7.84%) Linux
17 4 (7.84%) Wireless
17 4 (7.84%) Cisco IPT
17 4 (7.84%) TACACS
17 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
17 4 (7.84%) Cisco ISE
17 4 (7.84%) NetScaler

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 41 (80.39%) Firewall
2 30 (58.82%) LAN
3 14 (27.45%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.84%) TACACS
5 4 (7.84%) Wireless
6 3 (5.88%) VLAN
6 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.96%) DNS
8 1 (1.96%) FirePass
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) Network Security
8 1 (1.96%) NX-OS
8 1 (1.96%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.96%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) CESG
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Change Control
2 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 3 (5.88%) Line Management
4 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.96%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (76.47%) SC Cleared
1 39 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (50.98%) CCNP
4 9 (17.65%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) HNC
6 1 (1.96%) CCDP
6 1 (1.96%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.96%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 19 (37.25%) Intel Security
3 18 (35.29%) Fortinet
4 17 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 11 (21.57%) F5
6 8 (15.69%) Juniper
7 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.96%) Aruba
11 1 (1.96%) Citrix
11 1 (1.96%) Meraki
11 1 (1.96%) VMware
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