The first table below looks at the demand for the Data 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 Data Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Network Engineer
Rank 584 563 580
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.011% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£390 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
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 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Data Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Data Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -24 9 £390 - 2
London +5 4 £400 - 1
Berkshire +3 3 - -
South East -8 3 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Data Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data 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 Data Network Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) CCNP
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) MPLS
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) VoIP
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) CCNA
5 7 (43.75%) CCIE
6 6 (37.50%) Change Management
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) CCDP
6 6 (37.50%) Avaya
6 6 (37.50%) Siemens
6 6 (37.50%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) Nortel
6 6 (37.50%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) Remedy
8 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (18.75%) VPN
9 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Network Management
10 2 (12.50%) F5
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus

Data Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data 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 Data Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) MPLS
2 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) Wireless
3 8 (50.00%) VoIP
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) RIP
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (12.50%) Multicast
7 2 (12.50%) ADSL
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
1 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Change Management
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (62.50%) CCNP
2 7 (43.75%) CCNA
2 7 (43.75%) CCIE
3 6 (37.50%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView
1 1 (6.25%) Netcool
1 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Siemens
2 6 (37.50%) Nortel
2 6 (37.50%) Avaya
3 5 (31.25%) Remedy
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) Crossbeam
6 2 (12.50%) F5
7 1 (6.25%) Verint
7 1 (6.25%) TippingPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.25%) Aruba
7 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.25%) Radware
7 1 (6.25%) BT
7 1 (6.25%) Nokia
7 1 (6.25%) EMC