The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Operations Engineer
Rank 632 648 638
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.016% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £366 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
-49.03% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.01 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.01 -

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Network Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Network Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 7 £350 -9.67% 3
London +1 5 £350 - 2
City of London - 2 £363 -
East of England +17 1 £170 -
Reading +12 1 £225 -41.93%
Berkshire +8 1 £225 -41.93%
South East +2 1 £225 -41.93% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
Norfolk - 1 £170 -

Network Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Network Operations 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 Network Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 10 (55.56%) CCNA
5 9 (50.00%) CCNP
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (44.44%) Wireless
7 7 (38.89%) WAN
7 7 (38.89%) LAN
8 6 (33.33%) VPN
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (27.78%) Forcepoint
9 5 (27.78%) Aruba
9 5 (27.78%) Retail
10 4 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (16.67%) Service Design
11 3 (16.67%) OSPF
11 3 (16.67%) Windows
11 3 (16.67%) BGP
12 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
12 2 (11.11%) VLAN
12 2 (11.11%) Degree
12 2 (11.11%) DNS
12 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.11%) DHCP
12 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Network Operations 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (44.44%) Wireless
4 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP
7 2 (11.11%) DNS
7 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.11%) HSRP
7 2 (11.11%) MPLS
7 2 (11.11%) Network Security
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
8 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.56%) RIP
8 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Service Design
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNA
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) CCDA
7 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) WMI
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) Aruba
3 5 (27.78%) Forcepoint
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Ciena
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) VMware