The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Core Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Core Network Engineer
Rank 630 633 609
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Core Network Engineer 11 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.009% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.010% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £230 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 - £248
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Core Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Core Network Engineer in the job title.

Core Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Core Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Core Network Engineer within the UK.

Core Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Core Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Core Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Core Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Core Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Core Network Engineer within the UK.

Core Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Core Network Engineer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Core Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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
England -9 11 £230 - 1
South East -6 7 £230 -
Berkshire 0 5 - -
Hertfordshire +14 3 - -
East of England +10 3 - - 1
Borehamwood - 3 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 £230 -
London - 1 £500 -

Core Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Core 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 featuring Core Network Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (88.37%) Telecoms
2 34 (79.07%) Unix
2 34 (79.07%) Diameter Protocol
3 33 (76.74%) Solaris
3 33 (76.74%) SS7
4 26 (60.47%) WCDMA
4 26 (60.47%) GPRS
4 26 (60.47%) UMTS
5 24 (55.81%) Sybase
6 23 (53.49%) Oracle
6 23 (53.49%) Oracle Database
7 21 (48.84%) GGSN
8 19 (44.19%) H.323
8 19 (44.19%) MGCP
9 18 (41.86%) CDMA
9 18 (41.86%) GSM
10 16 (37.21%) SLA
10 16 (37.21%) Huawei
11 14 (32.56%) SGSN
11 14 (32.56%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (27.91%) VoIP
13 11 (25.58%) NGN
14 10 (23.26%) Degree
15 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
16 5 (11.63%) VoLTE
17 4 (9.30%) Ticket Management
17 4 (9.30%) VoWiFi
17 4 (9.30%) eTOM
17 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
17 4 (9.30%) Service Management

Core Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (32.56%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (9.30%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (79.07%) Diameter Protocol
2 33 (76.74%) SS7
3 26 (60.47%) GPRS
3 26 (60.47%) UMTS
3 26 (60.47%) WCDMA
4 21 (48.84%) GGSN
5 19 (44.19%) H.323
5 19 (44.19%) MGCP
6 18 (41.86%) CDMA
6 18 (41.86%) GSM
7 14 (32.56%) SGSN
8 12 (27.91%) VoIP
9 11 (25.58%) NGN
10 5 (11.63%) VoLTE
11 4 (9.30%) VoWiFi
12 2 (4.65%) 4G
13 1 (2.33%) 3G
13 1 (2.33%) ISDN
13 1 (2.33%) MVNO
13 1 (2.33%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 38 (88.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Unix
2 33 (76.74%) Solaris
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) CRM
1 4 (9.30%) eTOM
1 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
1 4 (9.30%) ITIL
1 4 (9.30%) Service Management
1 4 (9.30%) Ticket Management
2 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.33%) High Availability
3 1 (2.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Sybase
2 23 (53.49%) Oracle
3 16 (37.21%) Huawei
4 3 (6.98%) Ericsson
4 3 (6.98%) Nokia
4 3 (6.98%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft