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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 16 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.52% 2.84% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.89% 2.94% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Median daily rate £305 £425 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +63.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £21.53 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+31.24% -17.21%
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
182 136 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 96.30% 96.45% 98.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 69 76
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 22 (95.65%) Firewall
2 21 (91.30%) CheckPoint
2 21 (91.30%) Juniper
3 18 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (73.91%) Cisco
5 14 (60.87%) CCNA
5 14 (60.87%) VPN
6 13 (56.52%) DNS
7 11 (47.83%) CCNP
8 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (30.43%) Local Government
9 6 (26.09%) LAN
10 4 (17.39%) WAN
10 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
11 3 (13.04%) Network Security
11 3 (13.04%) BGP
11 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (13.04%) Wireless
12 2 (8.70%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (8.70%) OSPF
12 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
12 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
12 2 (8.70%) Aruba
12 2 (8.70%) Degree
12 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
12 2 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
12 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (8.70%) Extreme Networks
13 1 (4.35%) FabricPath

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:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) VPN
3 13 (56.52%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) BGP
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.70%) OSPF
7 2 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) DHCP
8 1 (4.35%) DMZ
8 1 (4.35%) DWDM
8 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.35%) FabricPath
8 1 (4.35%) IOS XR
8 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (30.43%) Local Government
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (60.87%) CCNA
3 11 (47.83%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCSA
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) MCTS
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) CheckPoint
1 21 (91.30%) Juniper
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Aruba
3 2 (8.70%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.35%) Brocade
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.35%) Riverbed