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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 99 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 49 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.64% 2.14% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.23% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 19
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £215 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £383 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.50 £26.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.83% -0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £20.10 £25.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £31.60 £28.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -9.09%
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
2859 3095 2413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.52% 95.91% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1931 1959 1456
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 178 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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
Wiltshire -16 16 £350 - 3
Gloucestershire +5 9 £270 -29.18%
Bristol +1 9 £325 +30.00% 6
Dorset +8 6 £375 +74.41% 1
Somerset 0 4 £325 +23.80% 3
Devon -15 1 £350 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 70 (70.00%) Cisco
2 51 (51.00%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (46.00%) Firewall
4 40 (40.00%) CCNP
5 38 (38.00%) Security Cleared
6 33 (33.00%) CCNA
7 29 (29.00%) CheckPoint
7 29 (29.00%) SC Cleared
8 25 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (18.00%) Wireless
9 18 (18.00%) LAN
9 18 (18.00%) Network Design
10 17 (17.00%) ITIL
11 16 (16.00%) Network Security
12 15 (15.00%) WAN
13 14 (14.00%) Juniper
14 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
15 12 (12.00%) Degree
16 10 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (10.00%) F5
16 10 (10.00%) CCIE
16 10 (10.00%) HP
16 10 (10.00%) VoIP
16 10 (10.00%) Linux
17 9 (9.00%) Windows
17 9 (9.00%) VPN
17 9 (9.00%) MPLS
17 9 (9.00%) BGP
17 9 (9.00%) VMware
17 9 (9.00%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.00%) Firewall
2 25 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (18.00%) LAN
3 18 (18.00%) Wireless
4 16 (16.00%) Network Security
5 15 (15.00%) WAN
6 10 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (10.00%) VoIP
7 9 (9.00%) BGP
7 9 (9.00%) MPLS
7 9 (9.00%) VPN
8 7 (7.00%) VLAN
9 6 (6.00%) LTE
10 5 (5.00%) 4G
10 5 (5.00%) 802.11
10 5 (5.00%) OSPF
10 5 (5.00%) Unified Communications
10 5 (5.00%) Wireless Security
11 4 (4.00%) EIGRP
11 4 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (4.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
1 4 (4.00%) Military
1 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.00%) Billing
2 1 (1.00%) Local Government
2 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.00%) CGI
2 1 (1.00%) Leaflet
2 1 (1.00%) OCX
2 1 (1.00%) WAP
2 1 (1.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.00%) CCTV
4 1 (1.00%) CESG
4 1 (1.00%) Clustering
4 1 (1.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
4 1 (1.00%) PKI
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.00%) Linux
2 9 (9.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
3 4 (4.00%) Windows NT
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.00%) Network Design
2 17 (17.00%) ITIL
3 9 (9.00%) High Availability
4 7 (7.00%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (7.00%) Project Management
5 6 (6.00%) Change Management
5 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.00%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.00%) Information Security
6 5 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.00%) Migration
7 4 (4.00%) Network Management
7 4 (4.00%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (4.00%) SDLC
7 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.00%) C
1 1 (1.00%) Perl
1 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.00%) Python
1 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (51.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (40.00%) CCNP
3 38 (38.00%) Security Cleared
4 33 (33.00%) CCNA
5 29 (29.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (12.00%) Degree
7 10 (10.00%) CCIE
8 8 (8.00%) HND
9 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
10 4 (4.00%) CCSE
10 4 (4.00%) HNC
11 3 (3.00%) CCSA
11 3 (3.00%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (2.00%) CCDP
12 2 (2.00%) CISSP
12 2 (2.00%) CWNA
12 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.00%) MCSE
12 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) FIPS 140-2
2 2 (2.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (3.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 70 (70.00%) Cisco
2 29 (29.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (14.00%) Juniper
4 10 (10.00%) F5
4 10 (10.00%) HP
5 9 (9.00%) VMware
6 6 (6.00%) Nokia
6 6 (6.00%) SonicWALL
7 5 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.00%) Avaya
8 3 (3.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.00%) Aruba
9 2 (2.00%) Brocade
9 2 (2.00%) CA
9 2 (2.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.00%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.00%) Nortel
9 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
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