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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 103 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 37 60 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 1.87% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.95% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 22
Median daily rate £288 £365 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.23% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £35.55 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.86 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.65%
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
2634 3075 3143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 95.85% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1727 2068 2026
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 157 226
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 12 £475 +35.71% 4
Bristol +5 9 £375 +8.69% 4
Gloucestershire -1 9 £158 -59.87% 1
Devon +8 4 £174 -56.01%
Dorset -8 2 £350 -6.66%
Somerset +23 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £160 -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 77 (74.04%) Cisco
2 59 (56.73%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (53.85%) Firewall
4 47 (45.19%) CCNA
5 41 (39.42%) Security Cleared
6 31 (29.81%) CCNP
6 31 (29.81%) CheckPoint
7 30 (28.85%) WAN
8 29 (27.88%) Juniper
9 28 (26.92%) LAN
10 26 (25.00%) Windows
11 25 (24.04%) VPN
12 24 (23.08%) SC Cleared
13 21 (20.19%) Windows Server
14 20 (19.23%) ITIL
14 20 (19.23%) DHCP
15 19 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (16.35%) Data Centre
16 17 (16.35%) DNS
16 17 (16.35%) SLA
16 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
17 16 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (14.42%) F5
19 14 (13.46%) Junos
20 13 (12.50%) tcpdump
20 13 (12.50%) DV Cleared
20 13 (12.50%) MS Visio
20 13 (12.50%) MS Office
20 13 (12.50%) Wireshark
21 12 (11.54%) VLAN

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 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Office
1 13 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (53.85%) Firewall
2 30 (28.85%) WAN
3 28 (26.92%) LAN
4 25 (24.04%) VPN
5 20 (19.23%) DHCP
6 19 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (16.35%) DNS
8 16 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (13.46%) Junos
10 13 (12.50%) tcpdump
10 13 (12.50%) Wireshark
11 12 (11.54%) VLAN
11 12 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (9.62%) Network Security
13 7 (6.73%) VoIP
13 7 (6.73%) Wireless
14 6 (5.77%) BGP
14 6 (5.77%) OSPF
15 4 (3.85%) MPLS
15 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (3.85%) Military
2 3 (2.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.96%) iPad
4 1 (0.96%) IVR
4 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.00%) Windows
2 21 (20.19%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.88%) Linux
4 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.92%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
2 10 (9.62%) Migration
3 8 (7.69%) Network Design
3 8 (7.69%) Service Management
4 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.77%) Six Sigma
6 5 (4.81%) Change Management
7 4 (3.85%) Contact Management
7 4 (3.85%) High Availability
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.88%) Workflow
9 2 (1.92%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.92%) Demand Management
9 2 (1.92%) ITSM
9 2 (1.92%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.92%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.92%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (1.92%) Network Planning
9 2 (1.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (56.73%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (45.19%) CCNA
3 41 (39.42%) Security Cleared
4 31 (29.81%) CCNP
5 24 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 13 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 9 (8.65%) HNC
8 2 (1.92%) CCDA
8 2 (1.92%) CCIE
9 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.96%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.96%) CCVP
9 1 (0.96%) CISMP
9 1 (0.96%) CISSP
9 1 (0.96%) Degree
9 1 (0.96%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Firmware
2 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) Netcool
2 2 (1.92%) SCOM
2 2 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 77 (74.04%) Cisco
2 31 (29.81%) CheckPoint
3 29 (27.88%) Juniper
4 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.42%) F5
6 6 (5.77%) Palo Alto
6 6 (5.77%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.81%) Aruba
7 5 (4.81%) HP
7 5 (4.81%) VMware
8 3 (2.88%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.92%) BMC
9 2 (1.92%) IBM
9 2 (1.92%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.92%) Nokia
9 2 (1.92%) Remedy
9 2 (1.92%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.92%) TippingPoint
10 1 (0.96%) GENBAND
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