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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 502 537 490
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -47
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 70 29 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.062% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 16
Average daily rate
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£313 £356 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +200.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
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 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +37 68 £300 -11.11% 5
South East +33 54 £253 -30.34% 1
Berkshire +36 48 £250 -31.03% 1
Reading +4 9 £325 - 1
London +19 8 £350 +3.70% 4
Hampshire - 2 £295 -
City of London +23 1 £188 -53.12% 2
Manchester -2 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 22 July 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.

1 100 (90.91%) Cisco
2 72 (65.45%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (62.73%) Telecoms
4 66 (60.00%) Firewall
5 52 (47.27%) Juniper
6 51 (46.36%) OSPF
7 47 (42.73%) CheckPoint
8 46 (41.82%) MPLS
9 42 (38.18%) CCIE
10 37 (33.64%) BGP
11 35 (31.82%) CCNP
12 33 (30.00%) VPN
13 31 (28.18%) Network Design
14 28 (25.45%) Cisco PIX
14 28 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (19.09%) SNMP
15 21 (19.09%) VoIP
15 21 (19.09%) Network Management
16 20 (18.18%) F5
16 20 (18.18%) IPsec
17 19 (17.27%) DNS
17 19 (17.27%) CCSP
17 19 (17.27%) FWSM
18 16 (14.55%) Ethernet
19 15 (13.64%) CCNA
19 15 (13.64%) CISSP
19 15 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
19 15 (13.64%) FortiGate
19 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
20 13 (11.82%) SC Cleared

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (8.18%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Office
2 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 66 (60.00%) Firewall
2 51 (46.36%) OSPF
3 46 (41.82%) MPLS
4 37 (33.64%) BGP
5 33 (30.00%) VPN
6 28 (25.45%) Cisco PIX
6 28 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (19.09%) SNMP
7 21 (19.09%) VoIP
8 20 (18.18%) IPsec
9 19 (17.27%) DNS
9 19 (17.27%) FWSM
10 16 (14.55%) Ethernet
11 15 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (10.91%) BIG-IP
13 10 (9.09%) Network Security
14 7 (6.36%) 3G
15 6 (5.45%) LTE
15 6 (5.45%) Broadband
15 6 (5.45%) WAN
General
1 69 (62.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.36%) Finance
3 6 (5.45%) Back Office
4 4 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.64%) Billing
4 4 (3.64%) Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.91%) Front Office
5 1 (0.91%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (0.91%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
1 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.91%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Network Design
2 21 (19.09%) Network Management
3 10 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 9 (8.18%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (6.36%) ITIL
6 5 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.55%) Validation
6 5 (4.55%) Migration
6 5 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 5 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 5 (4.55%) Demand Forecasting
7 4 (3.64%) Change Control
7 4 (3.64%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.64%) CRM
8 3 (2.73%) Project Management
8 3 (2.73%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.73%) Fault Management
9 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.82%) Service Management
9 2 (1.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.45%) C
2 2 (1.82%) Perl
2 2 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (65.45%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (38.18%) CCIE
3 35 (31.82%) CCNP
4 19 (17.27%) CCSP
5 15 (13.64%) CCNA
5 15 (13.64%) CISSP
5 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 13 (11.82%) SC Cleared
7 12 (10.91%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (10.00%) CCDP
9 9 (8.18%) Degree
10 7 (6.36%) CCIP
11 6 (5.45%) JNCIP
12 4 (3.64%) JNCIS
13 3 (2.73%) HND
14 2 (1.82%) CCDE
14 2 (1.82%) CCA
14 2 (1.82%) JNCIE
15 1 (0.91%) JNCIA
15 1 (0.91%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 100 (90.91%) Cisco
2 52 (47.27%) Juniper
3 47 (42.73%) CheckPoint
4 20 (18.18%) F5
5 12 (10.91%) Nokia
6 10 (9.09%) Redback
7 8 (7.27%) Radware
7 8 (7.27%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.36%) Nortel
8 7 (6.36%) Fortinet
9 6 (5.45%) HP
9 6 (5.45%) Ericsson
10 5 (4.55%) Huawei
11 4 (3.64%) ProCurve
11 4 (3.64%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.73%) McAfee
12 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.82%) Avaya
13 2 (1.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
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