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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 631 635 626
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 24 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.033% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.035% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £338 £256 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.70% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £245 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £230
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.38 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% -2.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.38 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-6.44% -2.82%

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 2016.

NOC Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

NOC Engineer
Top 23 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 September 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 +14 21 £313 +21.95% 15
Cambridgeshire +27 7 - -
South East +19 7 £400 +60.00% 6
East of England +10 7 - -
Berkshire +12 4 £225 -10.00% 1
Wiltshire - 4 - -
South West - 4 - -
Wales - 3 £356 -
South Wales - 3 £356 -
Newbury - 3 - -
West Midlands -28 2 £313 +30.20% 2
Cardiff - 2 £356 -
Corsham - 2 - -
Reading +15 1 £225 -10.00%
Cambridge +14 1 - -
London -11 1 £125 -61.53% 5
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -
Newport - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £325 -
Crawley - 1 £501 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £501 -

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (48.78%) Cisco
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (31.71%) CCNA
3 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
4 12 (29.27%) CCNP
5 10 (24.39%) Fault Management
6 9 (21.95%) VLAN
6 9 (21.95%) SLA
6 9 (21.95%) LAN
7 8 (19.51%) WAN
7 8 (19.51%) Firewall
7 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
8 7 (17.07%) ITIL
8 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
9 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
9 6 (14.63%) Network Management
9 6 (14.63%) Ciena
9 6 (14.63%) Wireless
9 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
9 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
9 6 (14.63%) Juniper
9 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
9 6 (14.63%) DWDM
10 5 (12.20%) BGP
10 5 (12.20%) Service Management
10 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
11 4 (9.76%) VPN
11 4 (9.76%) ATM
11 4 (9.76%) SDH
11 4 (9.76%) OSPF

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 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) LAN
1 9 (21.95%) VLAN
2 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) DWDM
3 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
3 6 (14.63%) Wireless
4 5 (12.20%) BGP
4 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.76%) ATM
5 4 (9.76%) OSPF
5 4 (9.76%) SDH
5 4 (9.76%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.32%) HTTP
6 3 (7.32%) MPLS
6 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) MPEG
1 3 (7.32%) STB
1 3 (7.32%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.44%) BBC
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Fault Management
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Network Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Invoice Processing
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Network Design
6 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.44%) Broadcast Engineering
7 1 (2.44%) Contact Management
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (31.71%) CCNA
2 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (29.27%) CCNP
4 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
5 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) CCDP
6 3 (7.32%) CCIE
7 2 (4.88%) CCENT
7 2 (4.88%) HNC
7 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.44%) CCSA
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (4.88%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.44%) OPNET
2 1 (2.44%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
2 6 (14.63%) Ciena
2 6 (14.63%) Juniper
2 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
3 3 (7.32%) Remedy
4 2 (4.88%) Avaya
4 2 (4.88%) CA
4 2 (4.88%) F5
4 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.88%) Huawei
4 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
4 2 (4.88%) Meraki
4 2 (4.88%) Nortel
4 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
4 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Rackspace