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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 630 617 615
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 17 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.029% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.030% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
Median daily rate £300 £230 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.21% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £289
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £200
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -67.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
- -67.56%

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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
Top 12 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 30 June 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 +12 17 £300 +30.21% 11
London +13 10 £300 +30.21% 4
South East +7 5 £288 +15.00% 6
Berkshire 0 3 £288 +35.29% 2
Bracknell - 2 £300 -
Surrey - 2 - - 3
City of London +53 1 £450 +95.65%
Reading -6 1 £275 +10.00%
Corsham - 1 £225 -
Wiltshire - 1 £225 -
South West - 1 £225 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (37.50%) CCNA
4 13 (32.50%) CCNP
4 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
5 12 (30.00%) WAN
6 11 (27.50%) LAN
6 11 (27.50%) Juniper
7 9 (22.50%) Firewall
8 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) Wireless
8 8 (20.00%) DWDM
8 8 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 7 (17.50%) SLA
9 7 (17.50%) BGP
10 6 (15.00%) MPLS
10 6 (15.00%) OSPF
10 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
10 6 (15.00%) Network Management
10 6 (15.00%) Ciena
11 5 (12.50%) Huawei
11 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 5 (12.50%) VLAN
11 5 (12.50%) ITIL
12 4 (10.00%) SDH
12 4 (10.00%) Windows
12 4 (10.00%) ATM
12 4 (10.00%) Service Management
12 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared

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 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) WAN
2 11 (27.50%) LAN
3 9 (22.50%) Firewall
4 8 (20.00%) DWDM
4 8 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 8 (20.00%) Wireless
5 7 (17.50%) BGP
6 6 (15.00%) MPLS
6 6 (15.00%) OSPF
7 5 (12.50%) VLAN
8 4 (10.00%) ATM
8 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.00%) SDH
9 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.50%) SNMP
9 3 (7.50%) VPN
10 2 (5.00%) SONET
10 2 (5.00%) TACACS
10 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Network Management
2 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Fault Management
5 2 (5.00%) Invoice Processing
5 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) CMMI
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (37.50%) CCNA
3 13 (32.50%) CCNP
4 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.00%) CCDP
7 2 (5.00%) CCIE
7 2 (5.00%) CCVP
7 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) Juniper
3 6 (15.00%) Ciena
3 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (12.50%) Huawei
5 3 (7.50%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Meraki
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) Nortel
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.00%) Spiceworks
7 1 (2.50%) BMC
7 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) New Relic
7 1 (2.50%) Nokia