The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 109 109 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 33 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.20% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.29% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 11
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£338 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £30.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+50.56% -34.55%
Network Engineer
England

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2968 2789 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.10% 92.87% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1900 1836 1148
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 172 131
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £17.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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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
Wiltshire +3 9 £325 -27.77% 9
Bristol - 9 £325 - 5
Gloucestershire -3 6 £450 -
Somerset +4 3 - - 2
Devon - 3 £274 - 1
Dorset -1 2 - - 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 54 (72.97%) Cisco
2 44 (59.46%) Firewall
3 35 (47.30%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (43.24%) CCNA
5 28 (37.84%) Juniper
6 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
7 25 (33.78%) Network Security
8 24 (32.43%) CheckPoint
9 22 (29.73%) WAN
10 21 (28.38%) LAN
11 19 (25.68%) CCNP
12 16 (21.62%) VPN
13 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
14 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (16.22%) ITIL
15 12 (16.22%) Windows
15 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
16 11 (14.86%) Wireless
17 10 (13.51%) MPLS
17 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
17 10 (13.51%) VoIP
18 9 (12.16%) VLAN
19 8 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
20 7 (9.46%) Network Design
20 7 (9.46%) SolarWinds
20 7 (9.46%) Nokia
21 6 (8.11%) SAN
21 6 (8.11%) OSPF
21 6 (8.11%) DNS
21 6 (8.11%) DV Cleared

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (5.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 44 (59.46%) Firewall
2 25 (33.78%) Network Security
3 22 (29.73%) WAN
4 21 (28.38%) LAN
5 16 (21.62%) VPN
6 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (14.86%) Wireless
8 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.51%) MPLS
8 10 (13.51%) VoIP
9 9 (12.16%) VLAN
10 8 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (8.11%) OSPF
11 6 (8.11%) DNS
11 6 (8.11%) SAN
11 6 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (6.76%) SSL
12 5 (6.76%) BGP
12 5 (6.76%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (6.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.05%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.70%) iPhone
4 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) ITIL
2 7 (9.46%) Network Design
3 5 (6.76%) PRINCE
3 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.76%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (4.05%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (4.05%) Cyber Security
4 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.70%) Migration
5 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.70%) People Management
6 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.35%) SDLC
6 1 (1.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (43.24%) CCNA
3 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
4 19 (25.68%) CCNP
5 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.11%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.76%) Degree
8 4 (5.41%) CCSA
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.05%) MCSE
10 2 (2.70%) HNC
11 1 (1.35%) HND
11 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.05%) VirtualBox
3 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) OpenView
1 3 (4.05%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (4.05%) Nmap
1 3 (4.05%) SCOM
1 3 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (72.97%) Cisco
2 28 (37.84%) Juniper
3 24 (32.43%) CheckPoint
4 7 (9.46%) Nokia
4 7 (9.46%) SolarWinds
5 5 (6.76%) HP
5 5 (6.76%) Avaya
6 4 (5.41%) McAfee
7 3 (4.05%) Aruba
7 3 (4.05%) F5
7 3 (4.05%) Meraki
7 3 (4.05%) VMware
7 3 (4.05%) Polycom
8 2 (2.70%) BT
8 2 (2.70%) Fujitsu
8 2 (2.70%) NetQoS
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.35%) Websense
9 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
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