The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Engineer
Rank 524 543 516
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 75 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.052% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.056% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
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£296 £400 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.93% +50.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £390 £234
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 20 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 27 March 2015. 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 +43 75 £296 -12.22% 3
South East -3 45 £293 +24.46% 1
Berkshire +17 41 - - 1
North West - 15 - - 2
Manchester - 14 - - 2
Reading +3 11 - - 1
London +5 8 £331 -17.18%
Hampshire -10 2 £345 +15.00%
West Midlands - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £118 -
Lancashire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Kenilworth - - - -
Leeds - - - -

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 126 (88.73%) Cisco
2 90 (63.38%) Telecoms
3 86 (60.56%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (60.56%) OSPF
4 67 (47.18%) Juniper
4 67 (47.18%) CCNP
5 66 (46.48%) BGP
6 65 (45.77%) MPLS
7 54 (38.03%) Firewall
8 50 (35.21%) VPN
9 48 (33.80%) CheckPoint
10 38 (26.76%) CCIE
11 35 (24.65%) CCNA
11 35 (24.65%) Linux
12 34 (23.94%) Ethernet
13 31 (21.83%) RIP
14 27 (19.01%) F5
14 27 (19.01%) HSRP
15 25 (17.61%) Network Design
16 24 (16.90%) JNCIA
16 24 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (16.90%) Security Cleared
17 23 (16.20%) SC Cleared
17 23 (16.20%) JNCIP
17 23 (16.20%) Broadband
17 23 (16.20%) UNIX
18 22 (15.49%) CCIP
18 22 (15.49%) BT
19 21 (14.79%) IPv6
20 20 (14.08%) RSVP

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Office
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 86 (60.56%) OSPF
2 66 (46.48%) BGP
3 65 (45.77%) MPLS
4 54 (38.03%) Firewall
5 50 (35.21%) VPN
6 34 (23.94%) Ethernet
7 31 (21.83%) RIP
8 27 (19.01%) HSRP
9 24 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
10 23 (16.20%) Broadband
11 21 (14.79%) IPv6
12 20 (14.08%) RSVP
12 20 (14.08%) VRRP
12 20 (14.08%) Junos
13 19 (13.38%) BT 21CN
13 19 (13.38%) L2TP
13 19 (13.38%) IPv4
14 18 (12.68%) Internet
15 16 (11.27%) WAN
16 15 (10.56%) VLAN
General
1 90 (63.38%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.15%) Back Office
3 3 (2.11%) Front Office
4 2 (1.41%) German Language
5 1 (0.70%) Finance
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) SecurID
2 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.70%) ASIC
4 1 (0.70%) Handset
4 1 (0.70%) VHDL
4 1 (0.70%) Verilog
4 1 (0.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.65%) Linux
2 23 (16.20%) UNIX
3 2 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.61%) Network Design
2 20 (14.08%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (11.27%) Validation
4 15 (10.56%) ITIL
5 11 (7.75%) Test Strategy
6 9 (6.34%) Network Management
7 8 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (5.63%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.63%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.63%) Migration
8 7 (4.93%) Fault Management
8 7 (4.93%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (4.93%) Demand Forecasting
8 7 (4.93%) eTOM
9 3 (2.11%) CRM
10 2 (1.41%) Change Management
10 2 (1.41%) Network Planning
10 2 (1.41%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.41%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.82%) Python
2 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (60.56%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (47.18%) CCNP
3 38 (26.76%) CCIE
4 35 (24.65%) CCNA
5 24 (16.90%) JNCIA
5 24 (16.90%) Security Cleared
6 23 (16.20%) SC Cleared
6 23 (16.20%) JNCIP
7 22 (15.49%) CCIP
8 14 (9.86%) CISSP
9 12 (8.45%) Degree
10 9 (6.34%) JNCIS
11 7 (4.93%) BC Cleared
12 6 (4.23%) HND
13 5 (3.52%) CCSP
13 5 (3.52%) CCDP
13 5 (3.52%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (2.82%) JNCIE
14 4 (2.82%) HNC
15 2 (1.41%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) Netcool
2 4 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.82%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 126 (88.73%) Cisco
2 67 (47.18%) Juniper
3 48 (33.80%) CheckPoint
4 27 (19.01%) F5
5 22 (15.49%) BT
6 10 (7.04%) Fortinet
7 9 (6.34%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.63%) Nokia
9 7 (4.93%) IBM
9 7 (4.93%) Redback
9 7 (4.93%) AlgoSec
9 7 (4.93%) Tufin
9 7 (4.93%) Radware
10 5 (3.52%) Ericsson
11 4 (2.82%) CA
12 2 (1.41%) Nortel
12 2 (1.41%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.70%) Huawei
13 1 (0.70%) Xilinx
13 1 (0.70%) Crossbeam
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