Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 62 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.87% 1.93% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.07% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £244 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.10% -8.02% +6.00%
10th Percentile £329 £200 £258
90th Percentile £456 £396 £273
East of England median daily rate £350 £299 £310
% change year-on-year +17.06% -3.55% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £22.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -38.18% -31.25% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,017 1,110 1,193
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 93.04% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 569 697
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £240 £163 £181
90th Percentile £575 £502 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.25 £19.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.34% -43.14% +94.44%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.28 £10.04
90th Percentile £46.28 £47.40 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. 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
Cambridge +3 13 £400 +84.76% 1
Peterborough -9 5 £400 +92.31%
St Neots +1 2 £415 +25.76%
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Change Management
2 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) IPv6
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (30.00%) VXLAN
4 6 (30.00%) Ansible
4 6 (30.00%) Arista
5 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (25.00%) CCNP
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (10.00%) Validation
8 2 (10.00%) CCNA
8 2 (10.00%) Active Directory

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 7 (35.00%) BGP
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) IPv6
2 6 (30.00%) VXLAN
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) IPFIX
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Arista
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (10.00%) ShoreTel
6 1 (5.00%) Aruba
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos