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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 56 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.17% 1.83% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.89% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £268 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £293 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +98.41%
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
631 741 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.98% 96.61% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 447 437
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 5 £300 +9.09% 4
West Wales +9 3 £550 +107.54%
North Wales - 1 £425 -
Mid Wales - 1 £140 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 37 (97.37%) Cisco
2 24 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (63.16%) Firewall
3 17 (44.74%) CCNA
4 12 (31.58%) WAN
4 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) VPN
5 11 (28.95%) CCNP
6 10 (26.32%) LAN
7 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (21.05%) Wireless
9 7 (18.42%) HP
9 7 (18.42%) Citrix
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) VMware
10 6 (15.79%) Internet
10 6 (15.79%) F5
11 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
11 5 (13.16%) VLAN
11 5 (13.16%) DHCP
11 5 (13.16%) Juniper
12 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 4 (10.53%) AIX
12 4 (10.53%) ITIL
12 4 (10.53%) DMZ
12 4 (10.53%) Tivoli

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) Firewall
2 12 (31.58%) WAN
3 11 (28.95%) VPN
4 10 (26.32%) LAN
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (21.05%) Wireless
7 7 (18.42%) DNS
8 6 (15.79%) Internet
9 5 (13.16%) DHCP
9 5 (13.16%) VLAN
10 4 (10.53%) DMZ
11 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
11 3 (7.89%) VoIP
12 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
12 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
12 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
13 1 (2.63%) NGN
13 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) CESG
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) AIX
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL
1 4 (10.53%) Logistics
1 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
1 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
1 4 (10.53%) Security Hardening
2 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
2 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Analytics
4 1 (2.63%) Line Management
4 1 (2.63%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (44.74%) CCNA
3 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.95%) CCNP
4 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.26%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) CCDP
7 1 (2.63%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.63%) CCVP
7 1 (2.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) Citrix
2 7 (18.42%) HP
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) F5
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
4 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.89%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) Polycom
7 1 (2.63%) Aruba
7 1 (2.63%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.63%) Meraki
7 1 (2.63%) Mitel
7 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
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