The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 53 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.97% 1.06% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.13% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £405 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -18.46%
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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
680 533 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.18% 94.50% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 312 220
Average daily rate £365 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 5 - - 6
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) CCNP
8 7 (33.33%) CCNA
8 7 (33.33%) WAN
9 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
10 5 (23.81%) Nortel
10 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
10 5 (23.81%) Avaya
10 5 (23.81%) Juniper
11 4 (19.05%) Network Security
11 4 (19.05%) F5
12 3 (14.29%) Change Control
12 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (14.29%) CCSE
12 3 (14.29%) Radware
12 3 (14.29%) Wireless
12 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 3 (14.29%) CCSP
13 2 (9.52%) SLA
13 2 (9.52%) HP
13 2 (9.52%) WLAN
13 2 (9.52%) ITIL
13 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (9.52%) Remedy

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) WLAN
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) CCNP
5 7 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (14.29%) CCSE
6 3 (14.29%) CCSP
7 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (9.52%) CCENT
8 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 5 (23.81%) Nortel
3 5 (23.81%) Avaya
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) Radware
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) McAfee
6 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
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