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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 55 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.12% 0.85% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 0.90% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 1
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£288 £500 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.82%
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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
880 664 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.73% 94.18% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 463 340
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.68 £65.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 25 £275 -45.00% 7
West Wales -1 4 £300 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 43 (93.48%) Cisco
2 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (63.04%) CCNP
4 25 (54.35%) CCNA
5 18 (39.13%) LAN
5 18 (39.13%) Firewall
6 17 (36.96%) WAN
7 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
9 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
10 7 (15.22%) Wireless
10 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.04%) SLA
11 6 (13.04%) HP
11 6 (13.04%) ISA Server
11 6 (13.04%) CCTV
12 5 (10.87%) VLAN
12 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (10.87%) Avaya
12 5 (10.87%) CCIE
12 5 (10.87%) VPN
12 5 (10.87%) DNS
12 5 (10.87%) VoIP
13 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
13 4 (8.70%) Windows
13 4 (8.70%) AIX
13 4 (8.70%) Linux
13 4 (8.70%) ITIL
13 4 (8.70%) Nortel
13 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) LAN
1 18 (39.13%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) WAN
3 7 (15.22%) Wireless
4 5 (10.87%) VLAN
4 5 (10.87%) VoIP
4 5 (10.87%) VPN
4 5 (10.87%) DNS
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.70%) Internet
6 3 (6.52%) BGP
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.35%) HSRP
7 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.35%) OSPF
7 2 (4.35%) Network Security
7 2 (4.35%) VRRP
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.35%) DHCP
General
1 4 (8.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) CCTV
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) CESG
2 1 (2.17%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
1 4 (8.70%) AIX
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
1 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) ITIL
1 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.52%) Network Design
3 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.17%) Change Control
4 1 (2.17%) Logistics
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (63.04%) CCNP
3 25 (54.35%) CCNA
4 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.87%) CCIE
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) CCDP
8 3 (6.52%) CCIP
9 1 (2.17%) HNC
9 1 (2.17%) MCSE
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CCVP
9 1 (2.17%) MCTS
9 1 (2.17%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 43 (93.48%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Avaya
6 4 (8.70%) Nortel
6 4 (8.70%) McAfee
6 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.52%) Websense
8 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) Dell
8 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 2 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.17%) CA
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix
9 1 (2.17%) BT
9 1 (2.17%) VMware
9 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.17%) Polycom
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