Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 17 December 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 102 106
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 53 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.01% 1.48% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.55% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 30
East Midlands median daily rate £344 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +8.33% +3.90%
10th Percentile £216 £210 £213
90th Percentile £494 £400 £388
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
East Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +114.29%
England median hourly rate £29.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +13.73% -7.27% +18.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,513 3,029 3,110
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 95.19% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,624 1,862 1,950
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £238 £220 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 169 134
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.57 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £9.30
90th Percentile £26.75 £45.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +1.21%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in the East Midlands

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Nottinghamshire +8 14 £338 -3.57% 4
Northamptonshire +3 12 £388 +18.32% 2
Derbyshire +9 11 £338 +3.85% 5
Lincolnshire +7 9 - - 4
Leicestershire +12 3 £270 +15.38% 2
Rutland - 1 £165 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 East Midlands region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (81.13%) Cisco
2 40 (75.47%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (54.72%) Firewall
4 25 (47.17%) CCNP
5 23 (43.40%) CCNA
6 19 (35.85%) Wireless
7 18 (33.96%) VoIP
8 13 (24.53%) WAN
8 13 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (22.64%) Network Design
9 12 (22.64%) Network Security
10 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (18.87%) Riverbed
12 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
12 9 (16.98%) Windows
12 9 (16.98%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (15.09%) Exinda
14 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
14 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
14 7 (13.21%) LAN
14 7 (13.21%) VPN
14 7 (13.21%) F5
14 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
14 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
14 7 (13.21%) VMware
15 6 (11.32%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (11.32%) ITIL
15 6 (11.32%) Citrix
16 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
16 5 (9.43%) Network Optimisation

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Site Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) IaaS
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) Firewall
2 19 (35.85%) Wireless
3 18 (33.96%) VoIP
4 13 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (24.53%) WAN
5 12 (22.64%) Network Security
6 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
7 9 (16.98%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (13.21%) LAN
8 7 (13.21%) VPN
9 5 (9.43%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (7.55%) NetScaler
10 4 (7.55%) SSL
11 3 (5.66%) BGP
11 3 (5.66%) Broadband
11 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
11 3 (5.66%) IPv6
11 3 (5.66%) OSPF
11 3 (5.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Network Design
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL
3 5 (9.43%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 4 (7.55%) SIEM
5 3 (5.66%) Change Control
5 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) SDLC
5 3 (5.66%) Web Filtering
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.89%) Data Security
7 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (75.47%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (47.17%) CCNP
3 23 (43.40%) CCNA
4 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) CCIE
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) HND
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) VCP6
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.66%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (81.13%) Cisco
2 10 (18.87%) Riverbed
3 8 (15.09%) Exinda
4 7 (13.21%) F5
4 7 (13.21%) VMware
5 6 (11.32%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) Aerohive Networks
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.66%) BMC
8 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.66%) Ericsson
8 3 (5.66%) Juniper
8 3 (5.66%) Remedy
9 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.89%) Arista
10 1 (1.89%) Aruba
10 1 (1.89%) McAfee
10 1 (1.89%) SAP