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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 38 51 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.74% 2.68% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 2.77% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 1
Median daily rate £350 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £321
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +53.93%
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
545 829 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.98% 96.51% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 558 495
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 32
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.70 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £8.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -1.75% 2
West Wales +11 3 £650 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) Firewall
3 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (38.46%) CCNP
5 14 (35.90%) WAN
6 13 (33.33%) CCNA
6 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (28.21%) VPN
7 11 (28.21%) LAN
8 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
9 9 (23.08%) Wireless
9 9 (23.08%) Juniper
10 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 8 (20.51%) F5
11 7 (17.95%) Internet
12 6 (15.38%) Linux
13 5 (12.82%) DNS
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.82%) OSPF
13 5 (12.82%) VMware
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
14 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
14 4 (10.26%) BGP
14 4 (10.26%) ITIL
14 4 (10.26%) VoIP
14 4 (10.26%) HP
14 4 (10.26%) Citrix

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 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) WAN
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (28.21%) LAN
4 11 (28.21%) VPN
5 9 (23.08%) Wireless
6 7 (17.95%) Internet
7 5 (12.82%) DNS
7 5 (12.82%) OSPF
8 4 (10.26%) BGP
8 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (10.26%) VLAN
8 4 (10.26%) VoIP
8 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (7.69%) IP Telephony
9 3 (7.69%) MPLS
9 3 (7.69%) Network Security
9 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.13%) AIX
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.13%) Change Control
3 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.13%) Logistics
3 2 (5.13%) Migration
3 2 (5.13%) Project Management
3 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.56%) Security Hardening
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (38.46%) CCNP
3 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) CCIE
5 2 (5.13%) CCDP
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.56%) CCIP
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.56%) CCVP
6 1 (2.56%) CISMP
6 1 (2.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.56%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
3 9 (23.08%) Juniper
4 8 (20.51%) F5
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.82%) VMware
6 4 (10.26%) Citrix
6 4 (10.26%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) BMC
7 2 (5.13%) CA
7 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.13%) Meraki
7 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.13%) Polycom
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.56%) Aruba
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) Mitel
8 1 (2.56%) Riverbed