Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 87 105
Rank change year-on-year -28 +18 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 1.38% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.48% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 8
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +5.36% +28.44%
10th Percentile £77 £241 £325
90th Percentile £415 £503 £453
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £56.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -38.46% +13.04% +56.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2249 1620 2528
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 93.10% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 842 1271
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 78 108
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £42.50 £39.13 £31.10
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -32 12 £400 +10.34%
Aylesbury - 2 £78 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) CCIE
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (23.53%) Network Design
5 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
6 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 3 (17.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (17.65%) Firmware
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) OSPF
6 3 (17.65%) BGP
6 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) F5
6 3 (17.65%) Ansible
7 2 (11.76%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) High Availability
7 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) DSLAM
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) Multicast
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNP
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) CCIE
4 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CCDA
5 2 (11.76%) CCDE
5 2 (11.76%) CCDP
6 1 (5.88%) CWNA
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
4 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.76%) Brocade
4 2 (11.76%) CA
4 2 (11.76%) Intel
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee
4 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Samsung