The table below looks at the statistics for the NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 593 548 528
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -20
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 12 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.063% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.068% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£230 £193 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £312 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £175 £229
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-70.00% -

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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

NOC Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NOC Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NOC Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

NOC Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NOC Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NOC Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

NOC Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NOC Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NOC Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NOC Engineer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NOC Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 -21 12 £230 +19.48% 7
London +14 8 £230 -35.21% 4
Hampshire +7 3 - -
South East -34 3 - - 2
City of London - 2 £230 - 2
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (44.83%) BGP
3 13 (44.83%) LAN
4 12 (41.38%) Juniper
4 12 (41.38%) CCNA
5 11 (37.93%) CCNP
5 11 (37.93%) OSPF
6 10 (34.48%) EIGRP
6 10 (34.48%) Firewall
6 10 (34.48%) F5
7 9 (31.03%) Multicast
7 9 (31.03%) MPLS
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Banking
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
10 6 (20.69%) Remedy
10 6 (20.69%) WAN
10 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
11 5 (17.24%) HSRP
11 5 (17.24%) RIP
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
12 4 (13.79%) Wireless
12 4 (13.79%) VPN
12 4 (13.79%) VoIP
12 4 (13.79%) CRM
12 4 (13.79%) Network Management
12 4 (13.79%) Splunk

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) LAN
1 13 (44.83%) BGP
2 11 (37.93%) OSPF
3 10 (34.48%) EIGRP
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) MPLS
4 9 (31.03%) Multicast
5 6 (20.69%) WAN
6 5 (17.24%) RIP
6 5 (17.24%) HSRP
7 4 (13.79%) VPN
7 4 (13.79%) VoIP
7 4 (13.79%) Wireless
8 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.34%) RSVP
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.34%) Junos
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.90%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (27.59%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) Network Design
3 4 (13.79%) Network Management
3 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Data Security
6 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
1 3 (10.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 11 (37.93%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) BC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) JNCIP
5 3 (10.34%) JNCIE
5 3 (10.34%) CCIE
6 2 (6.90%) MCSA
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) Remedy
5 4 (13.79%) Splunk
5 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Huawei
6 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Sybase
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) Cramer
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
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Rate: £200 - £260 per day + NEG
Posted: 17 days ago