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 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 Centre Engineer
UK
Rank 567 607 588
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -19
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 41 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.040% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.043% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 15
Median daily rate £320 £240 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £138 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £315 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £240 £205
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +47.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +47.27%

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%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

NOC Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

NOC Engineer
Top 26 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 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 +51 39 £310 +29.16% 9
South East +24 10 £320 -5.53% 1
London +23 9 £388 +63.15% 6
South West +20 9 - -
Wiltshire +10 9 - -
East of England - 7 £300 - 1
Berkshire +19 4 £320 +33.33%
Stevenage - 4 £300 -
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £300 -
Reading +21 3 £320 +33.33%
Surrey +16 3 £320 - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Crawley - 2 £400 -
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Slough - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 £300 -
Dorking - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £320 -
Wales - 1 £425 -
Swansea - 1 £425 -

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 50 (66.67%) Cisco
2 45 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (50.67%) CCNA
4 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
5 25 (33.33%) Juniper
6 23 (30.67%) CCNP
7 21 (28.00%) SLA
7 21 (28.00%) VLAN
8 17 (22.67%) Firewall
8 17 (22.67%) MPLS
9 15 (20.00%) OSPF
9 15 (20.00%) WAN
9 15 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 14 (18.67%) ITIL
11 13 (17.33%) BGP
11 13 (17.33%) Migration
12 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
12 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
13 11 (14.67%) Remedy
14 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.33%) Ethernet
14 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
14 10 (13.33%) F5
15 9 (12.00%) Fault Management
15 9 (12.00%) JNCIA
15 9 (12.00%) VPN
16 8 (10.67%) LAN
16 8 (10.67%) Service Management
16 8 (10.67%) Ciena
16 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) VLAN
2 17 (22.67%) Firewall
2 17 (22.67%) MPLS
3 15 (20.00%) OSPF
3 15 (20.00%) WAN
4 13 (17.33%) BGP
5 10 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 9 (12.00%) VPN
7 8 (10.67%) LAN
8 6 (8.00%) DWDM
8 6 (8.00%) VPLS
9 5 (6.67%) DNS
9 5 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (6.67%) SNMP
9 5 (6.67%) VoIP
10 4 (5.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (5.33%) SDH
10 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.33%) Wireless
10 4 (5.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) MySQL
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) French Language
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) SOAP
1 2 (2.67%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Wiki
4 3 (4.00%) BBC
4 3 (4.00%) MPEG
4 3 (4.00%) STB
4 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.00%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Migration
3 9 (12.00%) Fault Management
4 8 (10.67%) Service Management
5 6 (8.00%) CRM
5 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.00%) Network Management
6 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.33%) RAD
7 4 (5.33%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.00%) Network Design
8 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.00%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.67%) Change Management
9 2 (2.67%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (2.67%) ITSM
9 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) C
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (50.67%) CCNA
3 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
4 23 (30.67%) CCNP
5 15 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (12.00%) JNCIA
8 5 (6.67%) JNCIS
9 4 (5.33%) CCIE
9 4 (5.33%) HNC
10 3 (4.00%) CCDP
11 2 (2.67%) Degree
12 1 (1.33%) CCENT
12 1 (1.33%) CCIP
12 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) BitLocker
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.33%) OpenView
1 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.33%) OVSD
1 1 (1.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 50 (66.67%) Cisco
2 25 (33.33%) Juniper
3 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.67%) Remedy
5 10 (13.33%) F5
5 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.67%) Ciena
7 6 (8.00%) Riverbed
7 6 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.67%) Huawei
9 3 (4.00%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.00%) Rackspace
9 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.00%) Virgin Media
10 2 (2.67%) Aruba
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle
10 2 (2.67%) Splunk
11 1 (1.33%) HP
11 1 (1.33%) Nortel