The first table below looks at the demand for the IP 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 IP 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
IP Engineer
Rank 518 544 487
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -57
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 72 29 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.057% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.061% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
- +200.00%
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%

IP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

IP Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

IP Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IP Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IP Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IP Engineer
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP 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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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 +41 69 £350 -5.08% 4
South East +33 53 £253 -30.34%
Berkshire +33 47 £250 -31.03%
Reading +1 9 £325 -
London +9 7 £375 +1.69% 4
Hampshire - 2 £295 -
City of London +28 1 £188 -53.12% 2
Manchester -4 1 £375 -
North West -10 1 £375 -
East of England - - - -
Hook - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Slough - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 102 (90.27%) Cisco
2 72 (63.72%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (63.72%) Telecoms
3 69 (61.06%) Firewall
4 56 (49.56%) OSPF
5 55 (48.67%) Juniper
6 53 (46.90%) CheckPoint
7 47 (41.59%) MPLS
8 43 (38.05%) CCIE
9 38 (33.63%) BGP
10 37 (32.74%) VPN
11 32 (28.32%) CCNP
12 31 (27.43%) Network Design
13 28 (24.78%) Cisco PIX
13 28 (24.78%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (20.35%) SNMP
14 23 (20.35%) VoIP
15 22 (19.47%) DNS
15 22 (19.47%) IPsec
15 22 (19.47%) Network Management
16 21 (18.58%) FWSM
17 18 (15.93%) F5
17 18 (15.93%) Ethernet
18 17 (15.04%) CCSP
19 16 (14.16%) CCNA
20 14 (12.39%) CISSP
20 14 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (12.39%) FortiGate
21 13 (11.50%) Security Cleared
21 13 (11.50%) Nokia

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.96%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Office
2 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 69 (61.06%) Firewall
2 56 (49.56%) OSPF
3 47 (41.59%) MPLS
4 38 (33.63%) BGP
5 37 (32.74%) VPN
6 28 (24.78%) Cisco PIX
6 28 (24.78%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (20.35%) SNMP
7 23 (20.35%) VoIP
8 22 (19.47%) DNS
8 22 (19.47%) IPsec
9 21 (18.58%) FWSM
10 18 (15.93%) Ethernet
11 14 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (11.50%) BIG-IP
13 11 (9.73%) Network Security
14 8 (7.08%) RIP
14 8 (7.08%) 3G
15 7 (6.19%) Broadband
16 6 (5.31%) LTE
General
1 72 (63.72%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.19%) Back Office
3 5 (4.42%) Finance
3 5 (4.42%) Billing
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) CSS
2 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.88%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.65%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) UNIX
3 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) Network Design
2 22 (19.47%) Network Management
3 11 (9.73%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.85%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (6.19%) ITIL
6 5 (4.42%) CRM
6 5 (4.42%) Validation
6 5 (4.42%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.42%) Demand Forecasting
6 5 (4.42%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.54%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.54%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.54%) Migration
8 3 (2.65%) Project Management
9 2 (1.77%) Change Control
9 2 (1.77%) Fault Management
9 2 (1.77%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.77%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.77%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.31%) C
2 2 (1.77%) Perl
2 2 (1.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (63.72%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (38.05%) CCIE
3 32 (28.32%) CCNP
4 17 (15.04%) CCSP
5 16 (14.16%) CCNA
6 14 (12.39%) CISSP
7 13 (11.50%) Security Cleared
8 12 (10.62%) Check Point Certification
8 12 (10.62%) SC Cleared
9 11 (9.73%) CCDP
10 9 (7.96%) Degree
11 7 (6.19%) JNCIP
12 6 (5.31%) CCIP
13 3 (2.65%) HND
13 3 (2.65%) JNCIE
14 2 (1.77%) CCDE
14 2 (1.77%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.77%) CCA
15 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 102 (90.27%) Cisco
2 55 (48.67%) Juniper
3 53 (46.90%) CheckPoint
4 18 (15.93%) F5
5 13 (11.50%) Nokia
6 12 (10.62%) Redback
7 10 (8.85%) Radware
8 8 (7.08%) Blue Coat
9 7 (6.19%) Nortel
9 7 (6.19%) Fortinet
10 6 (5.31%) Ericsson
11 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.54%) Huawei
11 4 (3.54%) HP
12 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.77%) ProCurve
13 2 (1.77%) Brocade
13 2 (1.77%) Cramer
13 2 (1.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (1.77%) Avaya