The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Network Engineer
Rank 631 622 615
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 13 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.034% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.036% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Average daily rate £313 £365 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% +19.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £505 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £291 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -22.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
53023 52764 51440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.73% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34537 31962 31273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 2112 2096
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016.

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 7 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 13 £313 -14.38% 4
London 0 10 £350 -7.28% 2
City of London +38 2 £350 -22.22% 2
East of England +6 1 £275 - 2
Bristol - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £300 -
Norfolk - 1 £275 -

Data Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
4 11 (44.00%) DNS
4 11 (44.00%) OSPF
4 11 (44.00%) BGP
5 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (36.00%) CCNP
6 9 (36.00%) VoIP
6 9 (36.00%) Firewall
7 8 (32.00%) IPsec
7 8 (32.00%) LAN
7 8 (32.00%) MPLS
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (28.00%) WAN
8 7 (28.00%) DHCP
9 6 (24.00%) FTP
9 6 (24.00%) CCIE
9 6 (24.00%) Wireless
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 5 (20.00%) F5
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (20.00%) VPN
11 4 (16.00%) CCNA
11 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
11 4 (16.00%) WLAN
11 4 (16.00%) ITIL
11 4 (16.00%) MS Visio

Data Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) BGP
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
1 11 (44.00%) OSPF
2 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) VoIP
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (32.00%) IPsec
4 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) MPLS
5 7 (28.00%) DHCP
5 7 (28.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) FTP
6 6 (24.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (16.00%) VLAN
8 4 (16.00%) WLAN
9 3 (12.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CCIE
4 4 (16.00%) CCNA
5 3 (12.00%) CCDP
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (12.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) NICE Systems
4 2 (8.00%) Spiceworks
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Aruba
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Mitel
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds