The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IP Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Network Engineer
UK
Rank 592 606 568
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 16 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.042% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.045% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 20
Median daily rate £350 £305 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £219 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-27.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

IP Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IP Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

IP Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

IP Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IP Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IP Network 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 Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 +28 16 £350 +14.66%
South East +17 10 £218 -24.17%
Berkshire +24 8 £350 -
London +22 3 £400 -4.76%
Yorkshire +18 2 - -
Hampshire +4 2 £218 -24.17%
Reading - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £218 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Slough - 1 £350 -
East of England - 1 £220 -
Essex - 1 £220 -

IP Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IP Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (56.41%) Cisco
2 18 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 15 (38.46%) Juniper
3 15 (38.46%) MPLS
4 14 (35.90%) DNS
5 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 13 (33.33%) OSPF
5 13 (33.33%) BGP
6 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (25.64%) Huawei
8 9 (23.08%) Firewall
8 9 (23.08%) SNMP
8 9 (23.08%) Broadband
9 8 (20.51%) CRM
9 8 (20.51%) CCNA
10 7 (17.95%) LAN
11 6 (15.38%) WAN
11 6 (15.38%) Network Design
11 6 (15.38%) F5
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (12.82%) Network Security
12 5 (12.82%) ITIL
13 4 (10.26%) VoIP
13 4 (10.26%) MS Office
13 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
13 4 (10.26%) CCNP
13 4 (10.26%) CCDA
13 4 (10.26%) Internet
13 4 (10.26%) VPLS

IP Network 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 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) MPLS
2 14 (35.90%) DNS
3 13 (33.33%) BGP
3 13 (33.33%) OSPF
3 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (23.08%) Broadband
4 9 (23.08%) Firewall
4 9 (23.08%) SNMP
5 7 (17.95%) LAN
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (15.38%) WAN
7 5 (12.82%) Network Security
8 4 (10.26%) HSRP
8 4 (10.26%) Internet
8 4 (10.26%) IP Telephony
8 4 (10.26%) VoIP
8 4 (10.26%) VPLS
9 3 (7.69%) ICMP
9 3 (7.69%) IPv6
9 3 (7.69%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 18 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) RFC 2547
2 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) CRM
2 6 (15.38%) Network Design
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) Business Development
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.13%) High Availability
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security
6 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCNA
3 4 (10.26%) CCDA
3 4 (10.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE
5 1 (2.56%) CCIP
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) HND
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) Juniper
3 10 (25.64%) Huawei
4 6 (15.38%) F5
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.69%) Nokia
6 3 (7.69%) Nortel
7 2 (5.13%) Brocade
7 2 (5.13%) BT
7 2 (5.13%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.13%) Meraki
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Crossbeam
8 1 (2.56%) Fortinet