The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 19 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.90% 6.80% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 6.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.98% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +27.65%
Network Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 101 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.29% 98.06% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 65 77
Median daily rate £460 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £146 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.73 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.30% -23.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Watford region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Watford region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Watford region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 18 (85.71%) Juniper
3 16 (76.19%) CCNA
4 14 (66.67%) VPN
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco
5 13 (61.90%) DNS
6 10 (47.62%) CCNP
7 7 (33.33%) Local Government
7 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (23.81%) LAN
8 5 (23.81%) WAN
9 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
10 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
11 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.52%) MS Office
11 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
11 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
11 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
12 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (4.76%) Degree
12 1 (4.76%) MCTS
12 1 (4.76%) MCITP
12 1 (4.76%) VLAN
12 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
12 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (4.76%) Network Security

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 14 (66.67%) VPN
3 13 (61.90%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) DMZ
6 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.76%) IPsec
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (33.33%) Local Government
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (76.19%) CCNA
3 10 (47.62%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCSA
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 18 (85.71%) Juniper
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) ProCurve