The table below looks at the statistics for the IP Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Network Engineer
Rank 615 607 571
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -36
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 10 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.016% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.018% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
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£325 £413 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

IP Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Network Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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 -11 10 £325 -21.21% 2
South East -17 6 £300 +3.44% 1
Berkshire -4 3 - -
Hampshire -6 3 £300 +3.44%
London +18 2 £450 +5.88%
Bracknell -7 2 - -
Winchester -18 2 £355 +22.41%
Reading -8 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Birmingham - 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1

IP Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IP Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (47.37%) MPLS
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Network Design
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) BGP
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) HND
6 3 (15.79%) Broadband
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.53%) User Experience
7 2 (10.53%) xDSL
7 2 (10.53%) BC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Network Security
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
7 2 (10.53%) Frame Relay
7 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 2 (10.53%) SDH

IP Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IP Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) MPLS
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) BGP
3 3 (15.79%) Broadband
3 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) Frame Relay
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) xDSL
4 2 (10.53%) PPP
4 2 (10.53%) RIP
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) IPv4
4 2 (10.53%) IPv6
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) SDH
4 2 (10.53%) ADSL
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNP
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) HND
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
4 2 (10.53%) BC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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