The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had NOC Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 631 632 595
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 19 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.024% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
Median daily rate £300 £250 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £236
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £250 £215
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 - £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £25.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £23.75

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

NOC Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NOC Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

NOC Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

NOC Engineer
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NOC Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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 -9 18 £300 +19.80% 15
London -1 10 £300 +24.79% 2
South East +13 3 £263 +5.00% 7
Berkshire +1 3 £263 +23.52% 2
Bracknell - 2 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £325 - 4
East of England - 2 - -
City of London +46 1 £450 +95.65%
Reading +9 1 £225 -10.00%
Leamington Spa - 1 £325 -
Corsham - 1 £225 -
Newport - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £225 - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £325 - 1
South West - 1 £225 - 1
Wales - 1 - -

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, NOC 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 NOC Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (51.28%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 13 (33.33%) LAN
3 13 (33.33%) WAN
4 11 (28.21%) CCNP
4 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (25.64%) Firewall
6 9 (23.08%) Wireless
7 8 (20.51%) Juniper
8 7 (17.95%) DWDM
8 7 (17.95%) Ethernet
8 7 (17.95%) BGP
8 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (15.38%) VLAN
9 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
9 6 (15.38%) Network Management
9 6 (15.38%) Ciena
9 6 (15.38%) OSPF
10 5 (12.82%) MPLS
11 4 (10.26%) ATM
11 4 (10.26%) SLA
11 4 (10.26%) SDH
11 4 (10.26%) ITIL
11 4 (10.26%) EIGRP
11 4 (10.26%) Service Management
11 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
11 4 (10.26%) Huawei
11 4 (10.26%) Fault Management

NOC 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 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Mimecast
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) LAN
1 13 (33.33%) WAN
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 9 (23.08%) Wireless
4 7 (17.95%) BGP
4 7 (17.95%) DWDM
4 7 (17.95%) Ethernet
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (15.38%) OSPF
5 6 (15.38%) VLAN
6 5 (12.82%) MPLS
7 4 (10.26%) ATM
7 4 (10.26%) EIGRP
7 4 (10.26%) SDH
8 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (5.13%) SNMP
9 2 (5.13%) SONET
9 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.13%) VPN
General
1 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Network Management
2 4 (10.26%) Fault Management
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Service Management
3 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) Invoice Processing
4 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.56%) Network Design
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 11 (28.21%) CCNP
4 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) CCDP
7 2 (5.13%) CCIE
7 2 (5.13%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.56%) CCSA
8 1 (2.56%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.56%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco
2 8 (20.51%) Juniper
3 6 (15.38%) Ciena
3 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 4 (10.26%) Huawei
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) Meraki
5 2 (5.13%) Remedy
5 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
5 2 (5.13%) Spiceworks
6 1 (2.56%) BMC
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) New Relic
6 1 (2.56%) Nokia
6 1 (2.56%) Nortel
6 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto