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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 57 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.16% 1.40% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.45% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £338 £275 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £295 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.75 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +98.41%
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
510 483 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.46% 96.79% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 346 337
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £33.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Cardiff -17 2 £338 +22.72%
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £240 -
Caerphilly - 1 £380 - 1
Network Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (58.62%) Firewall
4 14 (48.28%) CCNA
5 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
6 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
7 9 (31.03%) VPN
8 8 (27.59%) CCNP
8 8 (27.59%) LAN
8 8 (27.59%) WAN
9 7 (24.14%) Citrix
9 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.69%) HP
10 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) Internet
10 6 (20.69%) Wireless
10 6 (20.69%) F5
11 5 (17.24%) VLAN
11 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
11 5 (17.24%) VMware
12 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
12 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (13.79%) DMZ
12 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
12 4 (13.79%) Logistics
12 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
12 4 (13.79%) AIX
12 4 (13.79%) ITIL

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 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) VPN
3 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 7 (24.14%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) Internet
5 6 (20.69%) Wireless
6 5 (17.24%) VLAN
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (13.79%) DHCP
7 4 (13.79%) DMZ
8 3 (10.34%) VoIP
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
9 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.45%) Network Security
10 1 (3.45%) NGN
10 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Logistics
1 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
1 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
1 4 (13.79%) Security Hardening
2 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) CCNA
3 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) CCNP
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.45%) CCDP
7 1 (3.45%) CCIE
7 1 (3.45%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (3.45%) CCVP
7 1 (3.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Citrix
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) F5
3 6 (20.69%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
4 5 (17.24%) VMware
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.90%) Avaya
7 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.90%) Polycom
8 1 (3.45%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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