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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 25 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.25% 2.25% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 2.29% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.79%

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
532 567 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.38% 98.10% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 397 320
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 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
Bridgend - 12 £450 -
Cardiff +15 7 £375 +15.38%
Newport - 3 £288 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Network Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 62 (93.94%) Cisco
2 50 (75.76%) Security Cleared
3 49 (74.24%) SC Cleared
3 49 (74.24%) Firewall
4 41 (62.12%) LAN
5 36 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (51.52%) CCNP
7 28 (42.42%) Intel Security
8 23 (34.85%) WAN
8 23 (34.85%) Fortinet
9 21 (31.82%) Change Control
10 17 (25.76%) F5
11 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
12 13 (19.70%) Blue Coat
13 12 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (16.67%) CCNA
14 11 (16.67%) Windows
15 10 (15.15%) Juniper
15 10 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (13.64%) ProxySG
17 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
17 6 (9.09%) MS Office
17 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
17 6 (9.09%) Wireless
18 5 (7.58%) CCIP
18 5 (7.58%) ITIL
18 5 (7.58%) SLA
18 5 (7.58%) Customer Requirements
18 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
19 4 (6.06%) Line Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 49 (74.24%) Firewall
2 41 (62.12%) LAN
3 23 (34.85%) WAN
4 12 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (9.09%) Wireless
7 4 (6.06%) BGP
7 4 (6.06%) EIGRP
7 4 (6.06%) VLAN
8 3 (4.55%) FCoE
8 3 (4.55%) Network Security
8 3 (4.55%) VPN
9 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.03%) Internet
9 2 (3.03%) IPv4
9 2 (3.03%) L2TP
9 2 (3.03%) MPLS
9 2 (3.03%) OSPF
9 2 (3.03%) PPP
9 2 (3.03%) SSL
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.55%) CESG
3 2 (3.03%) iPad
3 2 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Change Control
2 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.58%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (7.58%) ITIL
4 4 (6.06%) Line Management
4 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.52%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.52%) Network Design
6 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) Requirements Management
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) C
1 2 (3.03%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 50 (75.76%) Security Cleared
2 49 (74.24%) SC Cleared
3 36 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (51.52%) CCNP
5 11 (16.67%) CCNA
6 5 (7.58%) CCIP
7 4 (6.06%) CCDP
8 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.55%) HNC
9 2 (3.03%) CCIE
10 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) pfSense
3 1 (1.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (93.94%) Cisco
2 28 (42.42%) Intel Security
3 23 (34.85%) Fortinet
4 17 (25.76%) F5
5 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
6 13 (19.70%) Blue Coat
7 10 (15.15%) Juniper
8 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.55%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.03%) VMware
11 1 (1.52%) Citrix
11 1 (1.52%) HP
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat