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 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
Network Operations Engineer
UK
Rank 603 626 597
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 5 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £296 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.45% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £309 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £296 £225
% change year-on-year
+18.14% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.25

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%

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 24 February 2017.

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 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 +35 4 £413 +39.24% 2
London - 3 £500 - 1
Wales - 1 £425 -
Swansea - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 £325 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £275 -
West Wales - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £275 -

Network Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (60.00%) CCNA
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) CCNP
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) SLA
7 5 (25.00%) C
8 4 (20.00%) HNC
8 4 (20.00%) VoIP
8 4 (20.00%) Juniper
8 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (15.00%) MPLS
9 3 (15.00%) BGP
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) VLAN
9 3 (15.00%) F5
9 3 (15.00%) Network Management
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Change Management
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) SNMP
10 2 (10.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) EMC

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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) BGP
3 3 (15.00%) MPLS
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 2 (10.00%) ADSL
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) SNMP
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) ISDN
5 1 (5.00%) PPP
5 1 (5.00%) PSTN
5 1 (5.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNA
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) HNC
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Endace
1 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) WMI
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) F5
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Arista
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Mitel
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk