The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 18 April 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 West Sussex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 40 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.82% 2.28% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 2.44% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate £335 £320 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +128.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £309
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +25.27%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 409 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.28% 93.38% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 251 289
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +1 1 £335 +3.07% 1
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) BT
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) BT
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix