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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 95 97 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 48 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.43% 0.93% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.00% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 20
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £291 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
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
3137 2094 2903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.50% 92.86% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2031 1337 1701
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 162 251
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +5 18 £350 +48.93% 2
Devon -9 10 £300 - 1
Bristol -11 10 £375 +36.36% 8
Somerset -8 3 £263 +5.00% 1
Dorset 0 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -18 2 - - 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (70.24%) Cisco
2 42 (50.00%) Firewall
3 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
4 27 (32.14%) Windows
5 26 (30.95%) WAN
5 26 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (29.76%) CCNP
7 24 (28.57%) LAN
8 23 (27.38%) Juniper
8 23 (27.38%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (26.19%) Network Security
10 21 (25.00%) ITIL
11 19 (22.62%) SLA
12 18 (21.43%) BGP
12 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 18 (21.43%) Telecoms
12 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 18 (21.43%) F5
13 17 (20.24%) CheckPoint
14 16 (19.05%) OSPF
14 16 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (17.86%) VMware
15 15 (17.86%) CCNA
16 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
16 13 (15.48%) Cisco IOS
17 12 (14.29%) Statistics
17 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (14.29%) Service Management
17 12 (14.29%) Service Delivery
17 12 (14.29%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 4 (4.76%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (50.00%) Firewall
2 26 (30.95%) WAN
3 24 (28.57%) LAN
4 23 (27.38%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (26.19%) Network Security
6 18 (21.43%) BGP
7 16 (19.05%) OSPF
7 16 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (15.48%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (14.29%) MPLS
10 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
10 9 (10.71%) Wireless
11 7 (8.33%) VLAN
11 7 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (7.14%) Junos
12 6 (7.14%) VPN
12 6 (7.14%) ATM
12 6 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.52%) Front Office
2 8 (9.52%) Back Office
3 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.29%) Statistics
3 3 (3.57%) Firmware
4 2 (2.38%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.19%) Open Source
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.33%) Linux
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (14.29%) Service Management
2 12 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (13.10%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (11.90%) Workflow
5 9 (10.71%) Network Management
6 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 8 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.52%) ITSM
7 7 (8.33%) Network Design
7 7 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.14%) Change Control
9 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.95%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.76%) Change Management
10 4 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (1.19%) Python
2 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
2 26 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (29.76%) CCNP
4 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 15 (17.86%) CCNA
6 10 (11.90%) DV Cleared
6 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (10.71%) MCP
8 8 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (5.95%) CCIE
10 3 (3.57%) CISSP
11 2 (2.38%) MCSA
11 2 (2.38%) CCSP
11 2 (2.38%) CCSE
11 2 (2.38%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.38%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.38%) Degree
12 1 (1.19%) CWNA
12 1 (1.19%) MCSE
12 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.62%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.76%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.38%) vSphere
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
5 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) OpenView
1 4 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (4.76%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 59 (70.24%) Cisco
2 23 (27.38%) Juniper
3 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.43%) F5
4 17 (20.24%) CheckPoint
5 15 (17.86%) VMware
6 9 (10.71%) HP
7 6 (7.14%) Citrix
8 4 (4.76%) McAfee
8 4 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.76%) BT
9 3 (3.57%) Sourcefire
9 3 (3.57%) IronPort
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle
10 2 (2.38%) Avaya
10 2 (2.38%) Dell
10 2 (2.38%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.38%) NETGEAR
10 2 (2.38%) Mitel
10 2 (2.38%) Meraki
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