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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Network Engineer
Rank 600 577 569
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 24 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.075% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.080% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 10
Average daily rate £301 £285 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -38.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 14 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -46 23 £301 +5.43% 4
South East -4 14 £288 +40.24% 2
Hampshire +9 6 £288 +40.24% 2
Winchester - 5 £288 -
Crawley - 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 - -
Yorkshire -22 4 £300 +5.35%
Leeds - 4 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
London +3 3 £420 +24.44% 2
Berkshire -2 3 - -
North West -12 1 £450 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -

IP Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (54.35%) Cisco
2 23 (50.00%) WAN
3 21 (45.65%) LAN
4 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
4 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (36.96%) OSPF
5 17 (36.96%) BGP
5 17 (36.96%) VPN
5 17 (36.96%) CCNP
6 16 (34.78%) Telecoms
7 14 (30.43%) MPLS
8 13 (28.26%) Firewall
9 12 (26.09%) DNS
10 10 (21.74%) Network Design
11 9 (19.57%) Network Security
11 9 (19.57%) CCNA
11 9 (19.57%) Juniper
12 8 (17.39%) SSL
12 8 (17.39%) DHCP
13 7 (15.22%) JNCIP
13 7 (15.22%) F5
13 7 (15.22%) FTP
13 7 (15.22%) HTTP
13 7 (15.22%) CCIE
13 7 (15.22%) Wireless
14 6 (13.04%) LDAP
14 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
14 6 (13.04%) BIG-IP
15 5 (10.87%) Information Security

IP Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) WAN
2 21 (45.65%) LAN
3 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
4 17 (36.96%) BGP
4 17 (36.96%) OSPF
4 17 (36.96%) VPN
5 14 (30.43%) MPLS
6 13 (28.26%) Firewall
7 12 (26.09%) DNS
8 9 (19.57%) Network Security
9 8 (17.39%) DHCP
9 8 (17.39%) SSL
10 7 (15.22%) FTP
10 7 (15.22%) HTTP
10 7 (15.22%) Wireless
11 6 (13.04%) BIG-IP
11 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (13.04%) LDAP
12 5 (10.87%) HTTPS
12 5 (10.87%) ICMP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Electronics
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) REST
1 5 (10.87%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Network Design
2 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.87%) Capacity Management
3 5 (10.87%) Information Security
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.35%) Presales
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.17%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Tcl
2 3 (6.52%) C
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (36.96%) CCNP
3 9 (19.57%) CCNA
4 7 (15.22%) CCIE
4 7 (15.22%) JNCIP
5 5 (10.87%) HND
6 4 (8.70%) Degree
7 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.17%) CCSA
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) iptables
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Cisco
2 9 (19.57%) Juniper
3 7 (15.22%) F5
4 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.35%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) CA
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
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