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 27 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Network Engineer
Rank 592 570 577
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.010% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£380 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 - -
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 - -

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 10 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 27 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 -12 8 £380 - 1
Berkshire +11 4 - -
South East -9 4 - -
London -3 2 £465 - 1
Reading - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Data Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Nortel
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) Network Management
5 3 (25.00%) Crossbeam
5 3 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) ADSL
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) OpenView
6 2 (16.67%) CCSP
6 2 (16.67%) Netcool
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) SMS
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) RIP

Data Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) ADSL
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) RIP
4 2 (16.67%) SMS
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Multicast
4 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCSA
2 2 (16.67%) CCSE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCSP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
1 2 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Nortel
3 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) Crossbeam
6 2 (16.67%) McAfee
6 2 (16.67%) Radware
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) Nokia
7 1 (8.33%) BT
7 1 (8.33%) TippingPoint
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (8.33%) Aruba
7 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (8.33%) Verint
7 1 (8.33%) EMC