Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 161 156
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 72 92 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 1.38% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.45% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 65 94
City of London median daily rate £425 £433 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +3.72% +11.20%
10th Percentile £281 £279 £268
90th Percentile £538 £538 £509
Central London median daily rate £420 £425 £417
% change year-on-year -1.18% +2.04% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6642 6353 8750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.51% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 5051 6871
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 125
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £38.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +9.09%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the City of London

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in the City of London

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in the City of London

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in the City of London

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 19 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
London Bridge - 1 £300 -
Network Engineer
Central London

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 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 City of London region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (83.33%) Cisco
2 44 (61.11%) Firewall
3 36 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (43.06%) CCNP
5 25 (34.72%) Data Centre
6 23 (31.94%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (30.56%) WAN
8 19 (26.39%) LAN
8 19 (26.39%) VPN
8 19 (26.39%) CheckPoint
9 18 (25.00%) Finance
10 17 (23.61%) Wireless
10 17 (23.61%) BGP
11 16 (22.22%) EIGRP
11 16 (22.22%) Network Security
12 15 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (20.83%) CCIE
13 13 (18.06%) Palo Alto
14 12 (16.67%) High Availability
14 12 (16.67%) F5
14 12 (16.67%) VLAN
14 12 (16.67%) OSPF
15 11 (15.28%) Juniper
15 11 (15.28%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (15.28%) MPLS
15 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.28%) Network Design
15 11 (15.28%) Multicast
15 11 (15.28%) Meraki

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (61.11%) Firewall
2 23 (31.94%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (30.56%) WAN
4 19 (26.39%) LAN
4 19 (26.39%) VPN
5 17 (23.61%) BGP
5 17 (23.61%) Wireless
6 16 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 16 (22.22%) Network Security
7 15 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (16.67%) OSPF
8 12 (16.67%) VLAN
9 11 (15.28%) MPLS
9 11 (15.28%) Multicast
9 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
9 11 (15.28%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (9.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (9.72%) HSRP
11 7 (9.72%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) High Availability
2 11 (15.28%) Network Design
3 8 (11.11%) ITIL
3 8 (11.11%) Migration
4 6 (8.33%) Statistics
5 4 (5.56%) Change Control
5 4 (5.56%) IT Strategy
5 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.17%) Change Management
6 3 (4.17%) Low Latency
6 3 (4.17%) Network Management
6 3 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (2.78%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.78%) Project Management
7 2 (2.78%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.78%) Time Management
7 2 (2.78%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) C
3 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (43.06%) CCNP
3 15 (20.83%) CCIE
4 10 (13.89%) CCNA
5 4 (5.56%) CCSP
6 3 (4.17%) CCIE Service Provider
6 3 (4.17%) CCMSE
6 3 (4.17%) CCSE
6 3 (4.17%) Degree
7 2 (2.78%) CCDA
7 2 (2.78%) CCIE Data Center
7 2 (2.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (1.39%) CCIE Collaboration
8 1 (1.39%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.39%) CCSA
8 1 (1.39%) CCVP
8 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.39%) CWNA
8 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware NSX
2 4 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (2.78%) iptables
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.78%) Cacti
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.78%) SELinux
2 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.39%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) OPNET
3 1 (1.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) Cisco
2 19 (26.39%) CheckPoint
3 13 (18.06%) Palo Alto
4 12 (16.67%) F5
5 11 (15.28%) Juniper
5 11 (15.28%) Meraki
5 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.89%) Citrix
7 8 (11.11%) VMware
8 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.94%) Arista
10 4 (5.56%) Aruba
10 4 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (5.56%) HP
10 4 (5.56%) Riverbed
10 4 (5.56%) Veeam
11 3 (4.17%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.78%) Avaya
12 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.78%) Nortel