The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 27 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.43% 3.82% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 3.97% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.25%
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
139 126 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 99.29% 96.18% 97.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 63 34
Average daily rate £388 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.93 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +72.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp