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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 86 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 61 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.87% 1.65% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.80% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 15
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£250 £316 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.94% +31.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £246 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £105.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -73.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £27.50 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £173.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -28.57%
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
3070 2161 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.97% 91.61% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 1348 1407
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 184 197
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.43 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 -6 16 £346 +6.53% 2
Gloucestershire -12 16 £224 -45.75% 2
Bristol -11 9 £250 -9.09% 8
Devon -5 7 £325 -6.77% 2
Dorset +1 3 £213 -9.57%
Avon - - - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 85 (77.98%) Cisco
2 66 (60.55%) Firewall
3 55 (50.46%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (40.37%) LAN
4 44 (40.37%) WAN
5 42 (38.53%) CCNP
6 37 (33.94%) CCNA
7 35 (32.11%) Security Cleared
8 24 (22.02%) Windows
9 22 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (20.18%) Network Security
10 21 (19.27%) Juniper
11 20 (18.35%) Wireless
12 19 (17.43%) MPLS
12 19 (17.43%) VoIP
13 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
13 18 (16.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
14 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
15 16 (14.68%) DV Cleared
16 14 (12.84%) VPN
17 13 (11.93%) HP
17 13 (11.93%) VMware
17 13 (11.93%) BGP
18 12 (11.01%) ITIL
18 12 (11.01%) Network Design
18 12 (11.01%) Network Management
19 11 (10.09%) DNS
19 11 (10.09%) CheckPoint
19 11 (10.09%) OSPF

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.92%) CMS
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.75%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (60.55%) Firewall
2 44 (40.37%) LAN
2 44 (40.37%) WAN
3 22 (20.18%) Network Security
3 22 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (18.35%) Wireless
5 19 (17.43%) MPLS
5 19 (17.43%) VoIP
6 18 (16.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
8 14 (12.84%) VPN
9 13 (11.93%) BGP
10 11 (10.09%) OSPF
10 11 (10.09%) DNS
11 10 (9.17%) DHCP
11 10 (9.17%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (8.26%) WLAN
12 9 (8.26%) VLAN
13 7 (6.42%) IP Telephony
13 7 (6.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) MySQL
1 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.75%) Military
3 2 (1.83%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.75%) NHS
3 3 (2.75%) Statistics
3 3 (2.75%) Handset
4 2 (1.83%) Open Source
4 2 (1.83%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.59%) Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.01%) ITIL
1 12 (11.01%) Network Design
1 12 (11.01%) Network Management
2 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
3 6 (5.50%) Project Management
3 6 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (4.59%) Change Control
4 5 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.67%) Service Management
5 4 (3.67%) Migration
5 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.75%) Line Management
6 3 (2.75%) ITIL V3
6 3 (2.75%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.75%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.83%) Network Performance Management
7 2 (1.83%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (1.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.83%) C
2 1 (0.92%) Java
2 1 (0.92%) SQL
2 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (50.46%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (38.53%) CCNP
3 37 (33.94%) CCNA
4 35 (32.11%) Security Cleared
5 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
6 16 (14.68%) DV Cleared
7 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.50%) CCSP
8 6 (5.50%) MCSE
8 6 (5.50%) Degree
9 5 (4.59%) CCSE
10 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.67%) CCIE
11 3 (2.75%) CISSP
11 3 (2.75%) CCSA
11 3 (2.75%) CCVP
12 2 (1.83%) CWNA
12 2 (1.83%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.92%) MCITP
13 1 (0.92%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.59%) Firmware
3 4 (3.67%) ProxySG
3 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.83%) vSphere
5 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.92%) XenApp
6 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) OpenView
2 3 (2.75%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (2.75%) HP NNM
2 3 (2.75%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.92%) Nessus
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 85 (77.98%) Cisco
2 21 (19.27%) Juniper
3 13 (11.93%) HP
3 13 (11.93%) VMware
4 11 (10.09%) CheckPoint
4 11 (10.09%) McAfee
5 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
5 10 (9.17%) F5
6 7 (6.42%) ProCurve
6 7 (6.42%) Avaya
7 5 (4.59%) Polycom
7 5 (4.59%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.67%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.75%) IronPort
9 3 (2.75%) BT
9 3 (2.75%) Citrix
9 3 (2.75%) Dell
10 2 (1.83%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.83%) Brocade
10 2 (1.83%) WatchGuard
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