The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 29 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
England > East Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 80 77
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.04% 0.85% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.89% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 14
East Midlands median daily rate £368 £301 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.29% -7.53%  
10th Percentile £269 £255 £180
90th Percentile £435 £400 £400
England median daily rate £375 £370 £339
% change year-on-year +1.35% +8.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £19.00
England median hourly rate £22.63 £35.10 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.54% +17.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1447 1463 1520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.45% 96.00% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2964 3102 3694
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
10th Percentile £243 £256 £181
90th Percentile £538 £600 £524
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 191 272
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.72 £10.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £20.00 £31.80
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Nottinghamshire - 8 £375 - 1
Derbyshire -16 4 £294 +6.81% 1
Northamptonshire 0 1 - - 1
Leicestershire -8 1 - - 2
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 24 (60.00%) Firewall
3 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (40.00%) CCNA
5 15 (37.50%) Juniper
6 12 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (27.50%) IP Telephony
7 11 (27.50%) CCNP
7 11 (27.50%) LAN
7 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (22.50%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (22.50%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (22.50%) Meraki
8 9 (22.50%) ITIL
9 8 (20.00%) JNCIA
10 7 (17.50%) DHCP
10 7 (17.50%) DNS
11 6 (15.00%) WAN
11 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (15.00%) Wireless
11 6 (15.00%) MPLS
11 6 (15.00%) Network Management
11 6 (15.00%) VLAN
11 6 (15.00%) DBS Check
12 5 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (12.50%) Network Security
12 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
12 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
12 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (27.50%) IP Telephony
3 11 (27.50%) LAN
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco IPT
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (17.50%) DHCP
5 7 (17.50%) DNS
6 6 (15.00%) MPLS
6 6 (15.00%) VLAN
6 6 (15.00%) WAN
6 6 (15.00%) Wireless
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (12.50%) Network Security
8 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (10.00%) NetScaler
8 4 (10.00%) VPN
9 3 (7.50%) SSL
9 3 (7.50%) WLAN
General
1 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Network Management
3 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) Service Design
5 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.50%) Line Management
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (40.00%) CCNA
3 11 (27.50%) CCNP
4 8 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 6 (15.00%) DBS Check
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) HND
6 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) Juniper
3 9 (22.50%) Meraki
4 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.50%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) Intel
5 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 5 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Computacenter
7 3 (7.50%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) LANDesk
7 3 (7.50%) Mitel
7 3 (7.50%) NetApp
8 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.50%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) Draytek
9 1 (2.50%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) HP
9 1 (2.50%) Sophos