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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / South West
Rank 89 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 44 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 1.97% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.06% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 27
Median daily rate £370 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +76.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £35.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.30 £32.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +26.31%

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
2463 2863 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.43% 95.69% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1950 1892
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 160 196
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol +1 15 £373 +14.61% 3
Wiltshire -2 13 £388 +3.33% 3
Gloucestershire +1 7 £195 -51.25% 1
Devon +12 3 £174 -35.64% 1
Dorset -2 2 £350 -6.66%
Somerset +5 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 20 January 2017, 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 64 (75.29%) Cisco
2 46 (54.12%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (47.06%) CCNA
4 38 (44.71%) Firewall
5 31 (36.47%) Security Cleared
6 21 (24.71%) CheckPoint
6 21 (24.71%) WAN
7 20 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (22.35%) CCNP
9 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
10 17 (20.00%) LAN
10 17 (20.00%) Windows
10 17 (20.00%) Juniper
11 16 (18.82%) SLA
11 16 (18.82%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (17.65%) F5
12 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
13 13 (15.29%) DV Cleared
14 12 (14.12%) ITIL
15 11 (12.94%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (12.94%) VLAN
16 10 (11.76%) Network Security
16 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
17 8 (9.41%) SolarWinds
17 8 (9.41%) Migration
17 8 (9.41%) HNC
17 8 (9.41%) VPN
18 7 (8.24%) DNS
18 7 (8.24%) HP
18 7 (8.24%) Microsoft

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 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Office
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (44.71%) Firewall
2 21 (24.71%) WAN
3 20 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (20.00%) LAN
5 16 (18.82%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (12.94%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (12.94%) VLAN
7 10 (11.76%) Network Security
8 8 (9.41%) VPN
9 7 (8.24%) DHCP
9 7 (8.24%) DNS
9 7 (8.24%) Wireless
10 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 5 (5.88%) tcpdump
10 5 (5.88%) Unified Communications
10 5 (5.88%) Wireshark
11 4 (4.71%) FWSM
11 4 (4.71%) Junos
12 3 (3.53%) OSPF
12 3 (3.53%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.18%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.18%) IVR
3 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.35%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) ITIL
2 8 (9.41%) Migration
3 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.88%) High Availability
5 5 (5.88%) Six Sigma
6 4 (4.71%) Demand Management
6 4 (4.71%) Service Management
7 3 (3.53%) Contact Management
8 2 (2.35%) Change Management
8 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.35%) ITSM
8 2 (2.35%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.35%) Network Design
8 2 (2.35%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.35%) Validation
9 1 (1.18%) Functional Testing
9 1 (1.18%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.18%) Line Management
9 1 (1.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (54.12%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (47.06%) CCNA
3 31 (36.47%) Security Cleared
4 19 (22.35%) CCNP
5 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 13 (15.29%) DV Cleared
7 8 (9.41%) HNC
8 3 (3.53%) CCIE
9 2 (2.35%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.18%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.18%) CCVP
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.35%) vSphere
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 64 (75.29%) Cisco
2 21 (24.71%) CheckPoint
3 17 (20.00%) Juniper
4 15 (17.65%) F5
5 8 (9.41%) SolarWinds
6 7 (8.24%) HP
6 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.24%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.71%) Nokia
7 4 (4.71%) VMware
8 3 (3.53%) Aruba
9 2 (2.35%) BMC
9 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.35%) IBM
9 2 (2.35%) Remedy
9 2 (2.35%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.18%) Avaya
10 1 (1.18%) BT
10 1 (1.18%) Dell
10 1 (1.18%) Genesys
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