The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 108 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 31 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 1.12% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.19% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £218 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2822 2021 2833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.07% 93.96% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 1253 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Network Engineer
England

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 12 £400 -5.88%
Gloucestershire -23 4 - - 3
Somerset - 4 £193 - 1
Dorset - 4 £295 -
Devon -7 1 £300 - 1
Bristol -25 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 51 (77.27%) Cisco
2 34 (51.52%) Firewall
3 29 (43.94%) Windows
4 25 (37.88%) Juniper
5 24 (36.36%) Network Security
5 24 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (30.30%) CheckPoint
7 19 (28.79%) F5
8 18 (27.27%) WAN
9 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
9 17 (25.76%) SLA
9 17 (25.76%) ITIL
9 17 (25.76%) BGP
10 16 (24.24%) LAN
10 16 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (21.21%) OSPF
12 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
13 12 (18.18%) VMware
13 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
13 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
14 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
14 11 (16.67%) MCP
14 11 (16.67%) CCNP
14 11 (16.67%) CCNA
14 11 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (16.67%) Junos
15 10 (15.15%) Linux
15 10 (15.15%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) AutoCAD
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (51.52%) Firewall
2 24 (36.36%) Network Security
2 24 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (27.27%) WAN
4 17 (25.76%) BGP
5 16 (24.24%) LAN
5 16 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (21.21%) OSPF
7 11 (16.67%) Junos
8 8 (12.12%) Wireless
9 7 (10.61%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (10.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (9.09%) Ethernet
11 5 (7.58%) VPN
12 4 (6.06%) NetScaler
12 4 (6.06%) VLAN
12 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
13 3 (4.55%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.12%) Front Office
2 8 (12.12%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Local Government
4 1 (1.52%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Management Information System
1 10 (15.15%) Statistics
2 4 (6.06%) Firmware
3 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 11 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (15.15%) Service Management
5 8 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (12.12%) Workflow
5 8 (12.12%) ITSM
6 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.06%) Network Design
9 2 (3.03%) Network Management
9 2 (3.03%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.03%) Change Control
9 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (16.67%) MCP
4 11 (16.67%) CCNP
4 11 (16.67%) CCNA
5 8 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) MCSA
7 3 (4.55%) MCSE
8 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.03%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.52%) ISEB
9 1 (1.52%) CCIE
9 1 (1.52%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.03%) HP NNM
1 2 (3.03%) OpenView
1 2 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) Cisco
2 25 (37.88%) Juniper
3 20 (30.30%) CheckPoint
4 19 (28.79%) F5
5 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
6 12 (18.18%) VMware
7 8 (12.12%) Citrix
8 5 (7.58%) HP
9 4 (6.06%) Mitel
9 4 (6.06%) Avaya
10 3 (4.55%) McAfee
10 3 (4.55%) IronPort
10 3 (4.55%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.55%) Sourcefire
11 2 (3.03%) NETGEAR
11 2 (3.03%) BT
11 2 (3.03%) Oracle
12 1 (1.52%) IBM
12 1 (1.52%) JBoss
12 1 (1.52%) NetApp
Devon
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago