The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 66 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.50% 0.72% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.75% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Median daily rate £365 £450 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £324
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +57.30%
Network Engineer
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
723 531 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.77% 96.02% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 347 208
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 36
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +5 6 £450 -
Gatwick +4 4 £350 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Sussex region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) WAN
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) Palo Alto
4 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 8 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (50.00%) F5
5 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (50.00%) SSL
5 7 (50.00%) DHCP
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 7 (50.00%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Network Design
8 4 (28.57%) Information Management
8 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (28.57%) Wireless
8 4 (28.57%) IPsec
8 4 (28.57%) 3Com
8 4 (28.57%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (28.57%) DDNS
8 4 (28.57%) DSL
8 4 (28.57%) TACACS
8 4 (28.57%) Juniper
8 4 (28.57%) SAN
8 4 (28.57%) 3G
8 4 (28.57%) MPLS

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 11 (78.57%) Firewall
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) SSL
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) 3G
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) DDNS
3 4 (28.57%) DSL
3 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) HTTP
3 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 4 (28.57%) ISDN
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Django
3 1 (7.14%) Guice
3 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.14%) Sensu
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) Information Management
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Tcl
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (7.14%) Ganglia
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Palo Alto
3 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 7 (50.00%) F5
5 4 (28.57%) 3Com
5 4 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
6 3 (21.43%) Meraki
7 1 (7.14%) Google