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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 37 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.29% 2.72% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 2.82% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -35.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -
Network Engineer
UK

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
598 886 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.52% 96.51% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 616 494
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 26
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £21.23 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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
South Wales +12 17 £350 - 3
West Wales +4 2 £650 +116.66%
Mid Wales - 1 £225 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 28 (68.29%) Firewall
3 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
3 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
4 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (34.15%) CCNP
5 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
5 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (29.27%) CCNA
7 11 (26.83%) WAN
8 10 (24.39%) VPN
8 10 (24.39%) Windows
8 10 (24.39%) Juniper
8 10 (24.39%) F5
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
9 8 (19.51%) LAN
9 8 (19.51%) Wireless
10 7 (17.07%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (12.20%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (12.20%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
12 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (12.20%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (12.20%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (12.20%) TACACS
12 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
13 4 (9.76%) OSPF

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 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) assyst
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) Firewall
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (26.83%) WAN
4 10 (24.39%) VPN
5 8 (19.51%) LAN
5 8 (19.51%) Wireless
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
6 5 (12.20%) TACACS
6 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (9.76%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) OSPF
7 4 (9.76%) VoIP
8 3 (7.32%) BGP
8 3 (7.32%) Internet
8 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
8 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.44%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL
2 2 (4.88%) Change Control
2 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
2 2 (4.88%) Project Management
2 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.44%) Migration
3 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
3 1 (2.44%) Security Hardening
3 1 (2.44%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (34.15%) CCNP
4 12 (29.27%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) CCIE
5 2 (4.88%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.44%) CCDP
6 1 (2.44%) CCIP
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.44%) CCVP
6 1 (2.44%) CISMP
6 1 (2.44%) CISSP
6 1 (2.44%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
3 10 (24.39%) F5
3 10 (24.39%) Juniper
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.32%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) Aruba
7 2 (4.88%) BMC
7 2 (4.88%) CA
7 2 (4.88%) HP
7 2 (4.88%) Meraki
7 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.88%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.44%) Nokia
8 1 (2.44%) Polycom
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