The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 25 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 West / Dorset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.92% 4.35% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 4.45% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £450 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% +2.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 126 247 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.92% 97.63% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 169 106
Median daily rate £400 £385 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +15.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 19
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £30.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -1.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.10 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Dorset

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Dorset

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Dorset over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Dorset

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Dorset

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bournemouth +4 2 £381 -4.68%
Wimborne - 2 - - 1
Network Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dorset region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) CISSP
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) ISSAP
5 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (22.22%) GIAC
5 2 (22.22%) SCCP
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) SCCP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) TACACS
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) GIAC
3 2 (22.22%) ISSAP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Sun
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