The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 22 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.75% 1.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107 87 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.17% 97.75% 98.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 27
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +89.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Crossbeam
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) Aruba
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) CCSA
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) PPP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Crossbeam
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Aruba
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet