Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £304 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 74 76
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.40% 0.99% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.04% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £304 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +7.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £240 £291 £273
90th Percentile £420 £405 £413
East of England median daily rate £313 £300 £280
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.09% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £31.81 £21.69
% change year-on-year -46.55% +46.65% -40.99%

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 1,020 1,061 1,170
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.24% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 510 701
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £218 £140 £210
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 132 92
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.75 £25.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -15.25% +73.53%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.66 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -22.65% +2.38% +7.69%

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 April 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 April 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 +7 9 £304 -21.31% 1
Peterborough -4 5 £438 -
Network Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Wireless
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) ProCurve
6 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (13.33%) FortiGate
7 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) SNMP
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) CCNP
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.67%) BGP

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 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) SNMP
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) IPv6
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Arista
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) NETGEAR