Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 105 108
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 38 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.31% 1.43% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.50% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 21
East Midlands median daily rate £313 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% +9.09% -25.42%
10th Percentile £233 £263 £170
90th Percentile £425 £411 £350
England median daily rate £395 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +5.33% +4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.00 £19.94 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.74% - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.43% -8.00% -5.66%

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 2,736 2,867 3,041
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 95.57% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,648 1,765 1,801
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 128 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.43% -1.00% +5.66%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.22 £9.72
90th Percentile £45.17 £40.00 £40.13
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.56% +11.43%

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 27 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 May 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
Derbyshire +8 14 £363 +20.83% 9
Northamptonshire +6 9 £300 - 1
Nottinghamshire -20 6 £314 -10.29% 6
Lincolnshire +10 4 £239 -
Leicestershire +9 4 £300 +3.00% 4
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (42.11%) Firewall
4 14 (36.84%) CCNA
4 14 (36.84%) LAN
5 12 (31.58%) CCNP
6 11 (28.95%) WAN
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (23.68%) Wireless
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
9 7 (18.42%) VPN
9 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
10 6 (15.79%) Juniper
11 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
12 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (10.53%) NX-OS
12 4 (10.53%) WLAN
12 4 (10.53%) HP
12 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
13 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
13 3 (7.89%) VLAN
13 3 (7.89%) MPLS
13 3 (7.89%) OSPF
13 3 (7.89%) Project Management
13 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi

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 2 (5.26%) Site Server
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) LAN
3 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (28.95%) WAN
4 9 (23.68%) Wireless
5 7 (18.42%) VPN
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (10.53%) NX-OS
7 4 (10.53%) WLAN
8 3 (7.89%) DHCP
8 3 (7.89%) MPLS
8 3 (7.89%) OSPF
8 3 (7.89%) VLAN
8 3 (7.89%) VoIP
8 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.26%) BGP
9 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Presales
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) Service Design
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.63%) Runbook
6 1 (2.63%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Lisp
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (36.84%) CCNA
3 12 (31.58%) CCNP
4 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
6 1 (2.63%) CCSA
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) Juniper
3 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.53%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) F5
4 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.63%) McAfee
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto