The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £352 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 27 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 69 74
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 0.52% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.54% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £352 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.65% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -23.61% +5.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 988 920 1168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.58% 96.34% 96.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 479 592
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 38
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -28.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -10 9 £352 -19.65% 3
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) Firewall
3 19 (73.08%) CCNP
3 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (61.54%) Juniper
4 16 (61.54%) LAN
5 14 (53.85%) WAN
5 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 14 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (53.85%) F5
6 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
8 8 (30.77%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) VPN
10 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
10 5 (19.23%) BGP
10 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
10 5 (19.23%) Wireless
11 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
11 4 (15.38%) CCSA
11 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
11 4 (15.38%) CCSE
11 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
11 4 (15.38%) Network Security
11 4 (15.38%) Network Design
11 4 (15.38%) Nokia
11 4 (15.38%) TACACS
11 4 (15.38%) Internet
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix

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 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) LAN
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (53.85%) WAN
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) BGP
5 5 (19.23%) Wireless
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 4 (15.38%) Network Security
6 4 (15.38%) TACACS
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (11.54%) DHCP
7 3 (11.54%) DNS
7 3 (11.54%) OSPF
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.69%) VLAN
8 2 (7.69%) VoIP
8 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) BYOD
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CCNP
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) CCSA
5 4 (15.38%) CCSE
6 3 (11.54%) CCIE
7 2 (7.69%) CCNA
8 1 (3.85%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
8 1 (3.85%) HP ASE
8 1 (3.85%) MCITP
8 1 (3.85%) MCSA
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) Juniper
3 14 (53.85%) F5
4 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
4 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
5 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Nokia
6 3 (11.54%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (11.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (11.54%) Brocade
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.85%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago