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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 58 65 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.38% 0.87% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 0.93% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
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£275 £365 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +57.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £343 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £373 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -9.09%
Network Engineer
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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
749 753 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.98% 93.77% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 469 237
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £10.91 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £26.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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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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 +6 10 £275 -24.65% 4
West Wales - 8 £265 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) CCNA
5 11 (42.31%) CCNP
6 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
8 6 (23.08%) WAN
9 5 (19.23%) HP
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (15.38%) Nortel
10 4 (15.38%) Avaya
10 4 (15.38%) Wireless
11 3 (11.54%) VLAN
11 3 (11.54%) McAfee
11 3 (11.54%) ISA Server
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.54%) VPN
11 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
11 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
12 2 (7.69%) Network Design
12 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
12 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
12 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (7.69%) HSRP
12 2 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (7.69%) DNS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (15.38%) Wireless
6 3 (11.54%) VLAN
6 3 (11.54%) VPN
7 2 (7.69%) DNS
7 2 (7.69%) DHCP
7 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.69%) VRRP
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (7.69%) HSRP
8 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (3.85%) ISDN
8 1 (3.85%) Softswitch
8 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.85%) VoIP
8 1 (3.85%) IPv6
8 1 (3.85%) Internet
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (3.85%) CCTV
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) AIX
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) CCNA
4 11 (42.31%) CCNP
5 2 (7.69%) HNC
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) MCTS
6 1 (3.85%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Nortel
4 4 (15.38%) Avaya
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.69%) Websense
6 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
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