The first table below looks at the demand for the Core Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Core Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Core Network Engineer
Rank 581 566 570
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Core Network Engineer 9 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.015% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
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£463 - £341
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Core Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Core Network Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 August 2014.

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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Core Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
England -2 7 £463 -
London - 3 £500 -
Berkshire -2 2 £275 -
South East -6 2 £275 -
West Midlands - 2 £366 -
Birmingham - 2 £366 -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Core Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Core 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 Core Network Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (25.00%) NetIQ
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) CA
1 3 (25.00%) NetScout
1 3 (25.00%) GGSN
1 3 (25.00%) SGSN
1 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (16.67%) LTE
2 2 (16.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) L2TP
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) GPRS

Core Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Core 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 Core Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) GGSN
1 3 (25.00%) SGSN
2 2 (16.67%) LTE
2 2 (16.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) L2TP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) GPRS
3 1 (8.33%) UMTS
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) MGW
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) NetIQ
1 3 (25.00%) CA
1 3 (25.00%) NetScout
1 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (16.67%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) Velocent