The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Network Engineer
Rank 609 630 623
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 12 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.029% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
Median daily rate £370 £406 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +32.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £231 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £225 £288
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Data Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Data Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Network Engineer
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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 12 £370 -10.30% 2
South West - 6 £370 -
Bristol - 3 £370 -
South East +28 2 - - 1
London +5 2 £400 -3.03%
City of London -6 2 £400 -8.57%
Gloucester - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £320 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £320 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Data Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Data 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 Data Network Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (42.31%) F5
5 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) CCNA
7 6 (23.08%) VoIP
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (19.23%) Quality Management
9 4 (15.38%) CCNP
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) DNS
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) Juniper
10 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
10 3 (11.54%) OSPF
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.54%) CCIE
10 3 (11.54%) LAN
10 3 (11.54%) WAN
10 3 (11.54%) DHCP
10 3 (11.54%) BGP
10 3 (11.54%) VMware
10 3 (11.54%) Wireless
10 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Validation
10 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring

Data 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 1 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (23.08%) VoIP
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (15.38%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) BGP
5 3 (11.54%) DHCP
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) OSPF
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) Wireless
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (7.69%) FWSM
6 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 2 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (7.69%) VoLTE
6 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Quality Management
2 3 (11.54%) High Availability
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (11.54%) Validation
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) ITSM
3 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) System Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) CCDP
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) F5
3 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
5 3 (11.54%) Aruba
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
5 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) BMC
6 2 (7.69%) Brocade
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Remedy
7 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.85%) NICE Systems
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard