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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 588 632 611
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -21
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 32 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.045% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.048% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Median daily rate £264 £263 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £248 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £290 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £264 £228
% change year-on-year
+37.44% +15.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.75 -
% change year-on-year
+8.60% -

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 2016.

NOC Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

NOC Engineer
Top 22 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 3 December 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 +13 30 £264 +0.47% 14
South East +26 10 £363 +34.25% 5
South West +13 9 - -
Wiltshire -1 9 - -
Berkshire +9 6 - - 3
London -10 6 £194 -25.48% 7
East of England +12 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 3 - -
Corsham -8 3 - -
Newbury - 3 - -
Hampshire +23 2 £264 -
Cambridge +12 2 - -
West Midlands -8 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Reading +3 1 - - 2
Portsmouth -1 1 £325 -
Hook - 1 £203 -
Crawley - 1 £501 -
Slough - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £501 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 31 (60.78%) Cisco
2 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (37.25%) CCNA
4 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 15 (29.41%) ITIL
6 14 (27.45%) SLA
6 14 (27.45%) CCNP
6 14 (27.45%) VLAN
7 13 (25.49%) Firewall
8 11 (21.57%) Juniper
9 10 (19.61%) OSPF
10 9 (17.65%) CheckPoint
10 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 9 (17.65%) Fault Management
10 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) BGP
11 8 (15.69%) WAN
12 7 (13.73%) MPLS
12 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
13 6 (11.76%) JNCIA
13 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
13 6 (11.76%) Remedy
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.76%) LAN
13 6 (11.76%) Windows
13 6 (11.76%) Network Management
14 5 (9.80%) Ciena
14 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
14 5 (9.80%) HNC
14 5 (9.80%) VPN

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 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) VLAN
2 13 (25.49%) Firewall
3 10 (19.61%) OSPF
4 8 (15.69%) BGP
4 8 (15.69%) WAN
5 7 (13.73%) MPLS
6 6 (11.76%) LAN
7 5 (9.80%) VPN
8 4 (7.84%) SDH
8 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.88%) DWDM
9 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.88%) HTTP
9 3 (5.88%) Network Security
9 3 (5.88%) SNMP
9 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.88%) Wireless
9 3 (5.88%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Front Office
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) SOAP
1 2 (3.92%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) MPEG
2 3 (5.88%) STB
2 3 (5.88%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) BBC
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Fault Management
3 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 6 (11.76%) Network Management
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Service Management
5 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.84%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) Invoice Processing
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.92%) ITSM
6 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Network Design
6 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (37.25%) CCNA
3 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 14 (27.45%) CCNP
5 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.76%) JNCIA
8 5 (9.80%) HNC
9 3 (5.88%) CCDP
9 3 (5.88%) CCIE
10 2 (3.92%) CCENT
10 2 (3.92%) Degree
10 2 (3.92%) JNCIS
10 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.96%) CCIP
11 1 (1.96%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (3.92%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.96%) OpenView
2 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.96%) OPNET
2 1 (1.96%) OVSD
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Cisco
2 11 (21.57%) Juniper
3 9 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Remedy
5 5 (9.80%) Ciena
6 4 (7.84%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.88%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.92%) Aruba
8 2 (3.92%) Avaya
8 2 (3.92%) CA
8 2 (3.92%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.92%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.92%) Meraki
8 2 (3.92%) Nortel
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle
8 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.96%) BMC
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