The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swansea region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 20 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 4.21% - 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £24.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+17.34% -7.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swansea 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
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 17 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 97.89% 94.44% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 13 26
Median daily rate £450 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £201 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +29.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Swansea region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Swansea region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Swansea region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Swansea region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) ITSM
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Intranet
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (28.57%) Snort
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) pfSense
5 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) HAProxy

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Intranet
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) IPv6
5 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) SSH
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) pfSense
1 2 (28.57%) Snort
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Vyatta