The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 43 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.62% 1.35% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 1.38% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 4
Average daily rate £313 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £353 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £373 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-3.15% -6.36%
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
536 507 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.10% 97.50% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 362 225
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -6 8 £325 - 3
Torfaen +2 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Newport -5 1 £290 - 1
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 44 (88.00%) Cisco
2 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (62.00%) Firewall
4 26 (52.00%) CCNA
5 22 (44.00%) CCNP
6 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (28.00%) LAN
9 13 (26.00%) DMZ
10 12 (24.00%) VPN
10 12 (24.00%) VLAN
11 11 (22.00%) F5
11 11 (22.00%) WAN
12 10 (20.00%) DNS
12 10 (20.00%) Juniper
12 10 (20.00%) Wireless
12 10 (20.00%) Blue Coat
13 9 (18.00%) DHCP
13 9 (18.00%) Security Hardening
14 8 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (16.00%) Network Architecture
14 8 (16.00%) Internet
14 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.00%) HP
15 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
15 7 (14.00%) Citrix
16 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
16 6 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 6 (12.00%) SLA
16 6 (12.00%) ITIL

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (62.00%) Firewall
2 14 (28.00%) LAN
3 13 (26.00%) DMZ
4 12 (24.00%) VLAN
4 12 (24.00%) VPN
5 11 (22.00%) WAN
6 10 (20.00%) DNS
6 10 (20.00%) Wireless
7 9 (18.00%) DHCP
8 8 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (16.00%) Internet
9 6 (12.00%) NetScaler
10 5 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (6.00%) Network Security
11 3 (6.00%) VoIP
12 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (4.00%) OSPF
12 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
12 2 (4.00%) WLAN
13 1 (2.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (2.00%) Back Office
1 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.00%) Military
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) CCTV
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) AIX
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Security Hardening
2 8 (16.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.00%) Logistics
5 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Network Design
8 1 (2.00%) Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (52.00%) CCNA
3 22 (44.00%) CCNP
4 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (10.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.00%) CCDP
8 1 (2.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 44 (88.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.00%) F5
3 10 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 10 (20.00%) Juniper
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (14.00%) Citrix
5 7 (14.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) VMware
7 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.00%) Avaya
8 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.00%) Polycom