The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Network Engineer
Rank 558 560 583
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 14 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.013% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £364 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 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 22 July 2014.

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 9 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 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 +2 14 £400 +23.07% 2
South East -1 6 £325 -
Berkshire +5 5 £325 -
London +17 3 £400 +20.75% 2
Manchester -1 1 £375 -
North West -9 1 £375 -
Slough - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2

IP Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (60.00%) MPLS
3 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (55.00%) Network Design
5 10 (50.00%) Juniper
5 10 (50.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) OSPF
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) CCIE
6 8 (40.00%) VPN
6 8 (40.00%) F5
7 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (30.00%) BGP
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (25.00%) Network Security
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (25.00%) Network Management
9 5 (25.00%) FortiGate
9 5 (25.00%) BIG-IP
9 5 (25.00%) VoIP
10 4 (20.00%) SNMP
10 4 (20.00%) 3GPP
10 4 (20.00%) Internet
10 4 (20.00%) 3G
10 4 (20.00%) CISSP
10 4 (20.00%) IPsec
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus

IP Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) MPLS
2 8 (40.00%) OSPF
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) BGP
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (25.00%) Network Security
4 5 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (25.00%) VoIP
5 4 (20.00%) SNMP
5 4 (20.00%) 3GPP
5 4 (20.00%) Internet
5 4 (20.00%) 3G
5 4 (20.00%) IPsec
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (15.00%) FWSM
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (10.00%) RIP
General
1 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Network Design
2 5 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) eTOM
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) CCIE
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) CISSP
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (15.00%) CCNA
7 2 (10.00%) HND
8 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
8 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
8 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
8 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
8 1 (5.00%) CCSP
8 1 (5.00%) CCDP
8 1 (5.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 8 (40.00%) F5
4 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (10.00%) Nokia
7 2 (10.00%) Brocade
7 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.00%) Tufin
8 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
8 1 (5.00%) AlgoSec
8 1 (5.00%) Redback
8 1 (5.00%) Ericsson