The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IP Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Engineer
Rank 628 574 572
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 28 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.097% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.10% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
Median daily rate £425 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £303 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £296 £380
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

IP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 27 May 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -50 26 £425 +54.54% 1
South East -20 23 £403 +35.86%
Berkshire -15 18 £450 +63.63%
Reading +3 9 £450 -
Hampshire -1 5 £350 +15.70%
Winchester - 3 £380 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
East of England +8 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire +4 1 £450 -
Bracknell -7 1 - -
West Midlands -12 1 - -
Watford - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 - -

IP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IP 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 IP Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (62.03%) Cisco
2 45 (56.96%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (55.70%) Telecoms
4 32 (40.51%) Firewall
5 31 (39.24%) CCNP
6 25 (31.65%) F5
7 24 (30.38%) BGP
8 21 (26.58%) OSPF
9 17 (21.52%) CheckPoint
10 16 (20.25%) MPLS
10 16 (20.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
11 15 (18.99%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (17.72%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (17.72%) CCSE
12 14 (17.72%) CCIE
12 14 (17.72%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (15.19%) Juniper
13 12 (15.19%) VPN
13 12 (15.19%) SNMP
14 11 (13.92%) HND
14 11 (13.92%) Huawei
14 11 (13.92%) Degree
15 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
15 10 (12.66%) DNS
15 10 (12.66%) Wireless
16 9 (11.39%) VRRP
16 9 (11.39%) CCNA
16 9 (11.39%) HTTP
16 9 (11.39%) RIP

IP 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:

Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.51%) Firewall
2 24 (30.38%) BGP
3 21 (26.58%) OSPF
4 16 (20.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (20.25%) MPLS
5 15 (18.99%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
6 14 (17.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (17.72%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (15.19%) SNMP
7 12 (15.19%) VPN
8 10 (12.66%) DNS
8 10 (12.66%) Wireless
9 9 (11.39%) FWSM
9 9 (11.39%) HTTP
9 9 (11.39%) RIP
9 9 (11.39%) VRRP
10 7 (8.86%) 4G
10 7 (8.86%) HTTPS
10 7 (8.86%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (55.70%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.13%) Back Office
3 5 (6.33%) Billing
3 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Electronics
4 4 (5.06%) Local Government
4 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.27%) German Language
5 1 (1.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) REST
1 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Handset
4 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Windows
1 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.39%) DDoS Mitigation
1 9 (11.39%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 8 (10.13%) Capacity Management
2 8 (10.13%) Network Design
3 7 (8.86%) High Availability
4 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (7.59%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (6.33%) CRM
5 5 (6.33%) Network Management
6 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.06%) Information Security
6 4 (5.06%) Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL
8 2 (2.53%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.53%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.27%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) C
2 1 (1.27%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 45 (56.96%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (39.24%) CCNP
3 14 (17.72%) CCIE
3 14 (17.72%) CCSE
4 11 (13.92%) Degree
4 11 (13.92%) HND
5 9 (11.39%) CCNA
5 9 (11.39%) CCSA
6 6 (7.59%) CISSP
7 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.80%) HNC
8 3 (3.80%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.27%) JNCIS
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) Cisco
2 25 (31.65%) F5
3 17 (21.52%) CheckPoint
4 12 (15.19%) Juniper
5 11 (13.92%) Huawei
6 9 (11.39%) Blue Coat
7 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.06%) Avaya
8 4 (5.06%) SAP
9 3 (3.80%) BT
9 3 (3.80%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.53%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.27%) Arqiva
11 1 (1.27%) GENBAND
11 1 (1.27%) Nokia
11 1 (1.27%) VMware