The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 40 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 25 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.97% 5.19% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 5.44% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 2
Median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £138 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
606 570 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.19% 95.48% 98.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 402 407
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 41
Median hourly rate £12.38 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.15 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Wales region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Wales region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
South Wales +3 21 £375 +15.38%
West Wales - 4 £363 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Network 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 across the Wales region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (93.55%) Cisco
2 48 (77.42%) Security Cleared
3 45 (72.58%) SC Cleared
3 45 (72.58%) Firewall
4 38 (61.29%) LAN
5 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (51.61%) CCNP
7 26 (41.94%) Intel Security
8 21 (33.87%) Fortinet
9 19 (30.65%) WAN
10 18 (29.03%) Change Control
11 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
12 13 (20.97%) F5
12 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (16.13%) CCNA
14 9 (14.52%) Windows
14 9 (14.52%) Juniper
14 9 (14.52%) Blue Coat
15 7 (11.29%) MS Office
16 6 (9.68%) ITIL
16 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
16 6 (9.68%) SLA
16 6 (9.68%) Wireless
16 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
16 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (8.06%) Network Security
17 5 (8.06%) CCIP
18 4 (6.45%) CCDP
18 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
18 4 (6.45%) Finance

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 45 (72.58%) Firewall
2 38 (61.29%) LAN
3 19 (30.65%) WAN
4 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (9.68%) Wireless
6 5 (8.06%) Network Security
7 4 (6.45%) BGP
7 4 (6.45%) EIGRP
7 4 (6.45%) OSPF
7 4 (6.45%) VLAN
8 3 (4.84%) Internet
8 3 (4.84%) IPsec
8 3 (4.84%) SSL
8 3 (4.84%) VPN
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (3.23%) MPLS
9 2 (3.23%) TACACS
9 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.23%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.61%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) CESG
1 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.23%) iPad
1 2 (3.23%) iPhone
1 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Change Control
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.45%) Line Management
3 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.23%) ITSM
4 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.61%) Migration
5 1 (1.61%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (77.42%) Security Cleared
2 45 (72.58%) SC Cleared
3 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (51.61%) CCNP
5 10 (16.13%) CCNA
6 5 (8.06%) CCIP
7 4 (6.45%) CCDP
8 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.23%) CCIE
8 2 (3.23%) HNC
9 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 58 (93.55%) Cisco
2 26 (41.94%) Intel Security
3 21 (33.87%) Fortinet
4 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
5 13 (20.97%) F5
6 9 (14.52%) Blue Coat
6 9 (14.52%) Juniper
7 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.45%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.61%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.61%) BMC