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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 528 535 515
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 78 44 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.083% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 12
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£360 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £345 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £829
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £394 £368
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
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 2015 2118 2639
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 £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 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 24 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 29 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 +17 75 £355 -9.84% 5
South East +19 58 £253 -36.87%
Berkshire +37 49 £238 -40.62%
Reading +8 7 £500 -
London +16 4 £425 +21.42% 5
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Hampshire - 2 £295 -
City of London +18 1 £188 -53.12% 2
North West -20 1 £375 -
Manchester -20 1 £375 -
Oxford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hook - - - -

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 106 (87.60%) Cisco
2 81 (66.94%) Telecoms
3 78 (64.46%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (61.98%) Firewall
5 64 (52.89%) OSPF
6 63 (52.07%) Juniper
7 60 (49.59%) CheckPoint
8 53 (43.80%) MPLS
9 51 (42.15%) CCIE
10 47 (38.84%) VPN
11 45 (37.19%) BGP
12 38 (31.40%) Network Design
13 29 (23.97%) CCNP
13 29 (23.97%) Ethernet
14 27 (22.31%) DNS
14 27 (22.31%) Cisco PIX
14 27 (22.31%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (21.49%) VoIP
15 26 (21.49%) IPsec
16 25 (20.66%) SNMP
16 25 (20.66%) Network Management
17 22 (18.18%) FWSM
18 21 (17.36%) CCNA
19 19 (15.70%) CCSP
20 16 (13.22%) F5
21 15 (12.40%) Security Cleared
21 15 (12.40%) CISSP
21 15 (12.40%) Nokia
22 14 (11.57%) Redback
22 14 (11.57%) SC Cleared

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (7.44%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 75 (61.98%) Firewall
2 64 (52.89%) OSPF
3 53 (43.80%) MPLS
4 47 (38.84%) VPN
5 45 (37.19%) BGP
6 29 (23.97%) Ethernet
7 27 (22.31%) DNS
7 27 (22.31%) Cisco PIX
7 27 (22.31%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (21.49%) IPsec
8 26 (21.49%) VoIP
9 25 (20.66%) SNMP
10 22 (18.18%) FWSM
11 12 (9.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (9.92%) BIG-IP
12 11 (9.09%) Network Security
12 11 (9.09%) RIP
13 9 (7.44%) DWDM
14 8 (6.61%) LTE
15 7 (5.79%) UMTS
General
1 81 (66.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.48%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Banking
2 3 (2.48%) Retail
2 3 (2.48%) Back Office
2 3 (2.48%) Billing
3 1 (0.83%) German Language
3 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) CSS
2 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.83%) SecurID
2 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Linux
2 2 (1.65%) UNIX
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) Network Design
2 25 (20.66%) Network Management
3 14 (11.57%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.26%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (5.79%) Validation
6 6 (4.96%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.13%) Demand Forecasting
8 4 (3.31%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.48%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.48%) Migration
9 3 (2.48%) ITIL
9 3 (2.48%) CRM
10 2 (1.65%) Project Management
10 2 (1.65%) Fault Management
10 2 (1.65%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.65%) Reverse Engineering
11 1 (0.83%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (0.83%) High Availability
11 1 (0.83%) Change Control
11 1 (0.83%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.96%) C
2 2 (1.65%) Perl
2 2 (1.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (64.46%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (42.15%) CCIE
3 29 (23.97%) CCNP
4 21 (17.36%) CCNA
5 19 (15.70%) CCSP
6 15 (12.40%) CISSP
6 15 (12.40%) Security Cleared
7 14 (11.57%) SC Cleared
8 13 (10.74%) Check Point Certification
9 11 (9.09%) CCDP
10 10 (8.26%) JNCIP
11 8 (6.61%) Degree
12 7 (5.79%) CCIP
13 6 (4.96%) JNCIE
14 2 (1.65%) CCDE
14 2 (1.65%) CCA
15 1 (0.83%) HND
15 1 (0.83%) CIPD
15 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.83%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 106 (87.60%) Cisco
2 63 (52.07%) Juniper
3 60 (49.59%) CheckPoint
4 16 (13.22%) F5
5 15 (12.40%) Nokia
6 14 (11.57%) Redback
7 12 (9.92%) Radware
8 8 (6.61%) Ericsson
9 7 (5.79%) Nortel
10 6 (4.96%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.96%) Huawei
10 6 (4.96%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.31%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.48%) HP
13 2 (1.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (1.65%) Avaya
13 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.65%) Brocade
13 2 (1.65%) Cramer
14 1 (0.83%) VMware
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