The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Engineer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 62 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.29% 0.60% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 0.61% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
Median daily rate £370 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +18.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £212 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £530 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% +2.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 795 818 886
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.90% 97.38% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 583 655
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.42% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Bristol

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Bristol

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Bristol

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Bristol

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (51.61%) CheckPoint
4 14 (45.16%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (45.16%) SolarWinds
4 14 (45.16%) F5
5 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
6 10 (32.26%) Firewall
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (29.03%) Unified Communications
8 8 (25.81%) Wireless
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) WAN
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (22.58%) High Availability
10 6 (19.35%) FWSM
10 6 (19.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (16.13%) CCNA
11 5 (16.13%) LAN
12 4 (12.90%) VPN
12 4 (12.90%) HP
12 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
13 3 (9.68%) IronPort
13 3 (9.68%) Network Management
13 3 (9.68%) Cisco IPT
13 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
13 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
13 3 (9.68%) ITIL
13 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (9.68%) IBM

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 17 (54.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (45.16%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (32.26%) Firewall
4 9 (29.03%) Unified Communications
5 8 (25.81%) Wireless
6 7 (22.58%) WAN
7 6 (19.35%) FWSM
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) VPN
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
10 3 (9.68%) MPLS
11 2 (6.45%) BGP
11 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
11 2 (6.45%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (6.45%) Network Security
11 2 (6.45%) OSPF
12 1 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
12 1 (3.23%) Value-Added Service
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
2 1 (3.23%) German Language
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) High Availability
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Network Management
3 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCENT
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) CheckPoint
3 14 (45.16%) F5
3 14 (45.16%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
5 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
5 3 (9.68%) CA
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) IronPort
6 2 (6.45%) Nokia
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Huawei
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Redknee
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
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