The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / South West
Rank 90 105 84
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 51 41 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.91% 1.37% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.42% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 25
Median daily rate £295 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £317 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £43.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.46% +70.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £27.94 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +8.49%

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
2539 2888 3065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 96.20% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1913 1944
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 170 152
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 26 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Wiltshire +10 18 £264 -30.59% 3
Bristol +4 13 £370 -1.33% 3
Gloucestershire +10 12 £310 -1.58% 2
Somerset +2 3 £194 -40.38% 3
Cornwall - 1 £338 - 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (81.18%) Cisco
2 44 (51.76%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (45.88%) Firewall
4 37 (43.53%) CCNA
5 31 (36.47%) Security Cleared
6 27 (31.76%) WAN
7 25 (29.41%) LAN
8 23 (27.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (22.35%) CCNP
10 18 (21.18%) CheckPoint
11 17 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (20.00%) Wireless
11 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 17 (20.00%) F5
11 17 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 13 (15.29%) VLAN
12 13 (15.29%) Juniper
12 13 (15.29%) SLA
13 12 (14.12%) Migration
14 11 (12.94%) Network Security
14 11 (12.94%) Windows
15 10 (11.76%) VPN
15 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
15 10 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (10.59%) SolarWinds
16 9 (10.59%) ITIL
17 8 (9.41%) DNS
18 7 (8.24%) HP
18 7 (8.24%) Palo Alto
19 6 (7.06%) Unified Communications

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.88%) Firewall
2 27 (31.76%) WAN
3 25 (29.41%) LAN
4 23 (27.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (20.00%) Wireless
6 13 (15.29%) VLAN
7 11 (12.94%) Network Security
8 10 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (11.76%) VPN
9 8 (9.41%) DNS
10 6 (7.06%) Unified Communications
11 5 (5.88%) NetScaler
11 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
12 4 (4.71%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (4.71%) FWSM
13 3 (3.53%) Broadband
13 3 (3.53%) DHCP
13 3 (3.53%) OSPF
13 3 (3.53%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.18%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) Migration
2 9 (10.59%) ITIL
3 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.88%) High Availability
4 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.88%) SIEM
5 4 (4.71%) Demand Management
5 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.71%) Service Management
6 3 (3.53%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (3.53%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.53%) Project Management
6 3 (3.53%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.35%) Contact Management
7 2 (2.35%) ITSM
7 2 (2.35%) Network Management
7 2 (2.35%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.35%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.18%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) C
2 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (51.76%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (43.53%) CCNA
3 31 (36.47%) Security Cleared
4 19 (22.35%) CCNP
5 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
7 6 (7.06%) HNC
8 2 (2.35%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.18%) CCENT
9 1 (1.18%) CCIE
9 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) vSphere
2 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 69 (81.18%) Cisco
2 18 (21.18%) CheckPoint
3 17 (20.00%) F5
4 13 (15.29%) Juniper
5 9 (10.59%) SolarWinds
6 7 (8.24%) HP
6 7 (8.24%) Palo Alto
7 6 (7.06%) Citrix
7 6 (7.06%) VMware
8 5 (5.88%) Nokia
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.35%) Aruba
10 2 (2.35%) BMC
10 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.35%) IBM
10 2 (2.35%) Remedy
10 2 (2.35%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.18%) GENBAND
11 1 (1.18%) Infoblox
Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450.00 - £451.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450.00 - £451.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago