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 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 31 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.20% 2.83% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 2.96% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 1
Median daily rate £350 £356 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -28.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +36.36%
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
491 575 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.20% 95.67% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 428 420
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 27 July 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 +13 10 £325 +18.18% 2
Bridgend +3 2 £400 -
Caerphilly - 1 £380 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - -
Network Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
4 10 (37.04%) CCNP
5 9 (33.33%) F5
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Juniper
6 8 (29.63%) CCNA
7 7 (25.93%) WAN
7 7 (25.93%) VPN
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 6 (22.22%) LAN
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) Wireless
10 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
10 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
10 4 (14.81%) TACACS
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 (7.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) assyst
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (25.93%) VPN
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) Wireless
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
5 4 (14.81%) TACACS
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) VLAN
6 3 (11.11%) VoIP
6 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.41%) BGP
7 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Security Hardening
3 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (37.04%) CCNP
4 8 (29.63%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) CCIP
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (3.70%) CCVP
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
3 9 (33.33%) F5
4 8 (29.63%) Juniper
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
7 2 (7.41%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.41%) Remedy
8 1 (3.70%) Aruba
8 1 (3.70%) Avaya
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Meraki
8 1 (3.70%) Polycom
8 1 (3.70%) VMware