The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 66 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 60 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.35% 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 0.89% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 7
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£333 £375 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £303 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
Network Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2370 2131 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.98% 91.19% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1102 702
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 163 132
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Birmingham +21 34 £358 +5.92% 11
Shropshire -1 9 £356 -15.17% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £489 - 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £188 -53.12% 1
Solihull - 2 £300 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £385 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 78 (86.67%) Cisco
2 49 (54.44%) CheckPoint
3 48 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (52.22%) Firewall
5 39 (43.33%) Security Cleared
6 38 (42.22%) CCNP
7 34 (37.78%) WAN
8 33 (36.67%) F5
9 30 (33.33%) Network Security
10 28 (31.11%) Juniper
11 26 (28.89%) LAN
12 24 (26.67%) CCNA
13 23 (25.56%) MPLS
13 23 (25.56%) OSPF
14 21 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
16 18 (20.00%) BGP
17 17 (18.89%) VPN
18 16 (17.78%) Blue Coat
18 16 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
19 13 (14.44%) Network Design
19 13 (14.44%) BIG-IP
19 13 (14.44%) Clustering
20 12 (13.33%) Load Balancing
20 12 (13.33%) CSS
20 12 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 11 (12.22%) Fortinet
21 11 (12.22%) McAfee
22 10 (11.11%) WLAN
22 10 (11.11%) BMC

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 47 (52.22%) Firewall
2 34 (37.78%) WAN
3 30 (33.33%) Network Security
4 26 (28.89%) LAN
5 23 (25.56%) MPLS
5 23 (25.56%) OSPF
6 21 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (20.00%) BGP
8 17 (18.89%) VPN
9 16 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (14.44%) BIG-IP
11 12 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (11.11%) WLAN
12 10 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (10.00%) Wireless
14 8 (8.89%) VoIP
14 8 (8.89%) DMVPN
15 5 (5.56%) Wireshark
16 4 (4.44%) DSL
16 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) CSS
2 3 (3.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Clustering
2 2 (2.22%) DTV
2 2 (2.22%) e-Health
2 2 (2.22%) User Experience
2 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.11%) CESG
3 1 (1.11%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.44%) UNIX
1 4 (4.44%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) Network Design
2 12 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 10 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 7 (7.78%) Service Management
5 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.44%) Migration
6 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.44%) Network Management
7 3 (3.33%) ITIL
8 2 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma
8 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.22%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.22%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.22%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) Tcl
1 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (43.33%) Security Cleared
3 38 (42.22%) CCNP
4 24 (26.67%) CCNA
5 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) CCIE
7 2 (2.22%) CCIP
7 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.11%) HP AIS
8 1 (1.11%) CISM
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.11%) CISSP
8 1 (1.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.33%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.22%) OPNET
4 2 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 78 (86.67%) Cisco
2 49 (54.44%) CheckPoint
3 33 (36.67%) F5
4 28 (31.11%) Juniper
5 16 (17.78%) Blue Coat
6 11 (12.22%) Fortinet
6 11 (12.22%) McAfee
7 10 (11.11%) BMC
7 10 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 8 (8.89%) IBM
9 7 (7.78%) Riverbed
9 7 (7.78%) HP
10 5 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
10 5 (5.56%) Sourcefire
10 5 (5.56%) Remedy
11 2 (2.22%) SAP
11 2 (2.22%) Nokia
11 2 (2.22%) CA
11 2 (2.22%) NetScout
11 2 (2.22%) ScanSafe
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