Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 115 112
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 35 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.28% 1.11% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.17% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 21
East Midlands median daily rate £331 £326 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +8.93% +1.96%
10th Percentile £273 £225 £218
90th Percentile £494 £413 £356
England median daily rate £390 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +2.63% +4.83% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.00 - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £24.36 £34.70
% change year-on-year +33.42% -29.80% +42.36%

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 2,596 2,988 3,063
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 94.53% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,615 1,830 1,909
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £225 £237
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 162 119
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.75 £8.74
90th Percentile £42.60 £42.38 £26.15
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -1 12 £334 -10.87% 7
Derbyshire +18 9 £325 - 3
Northamptonshire -13 5 - - 5
Leicestershire +9 4 £270 -1.82% 4
Lincolnshire +9 3 - - 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (51.43%) Firewall
3 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 12 (34.29%) CCNA
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (28.57%) WAN
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (22.86%) F5
7 8 (22.86%) Network Security
8 7 (20.00%) LAN
9 6 (17.14%) Windows
9 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.29%) VPN
10 5 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
11 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (11.43%) Riverbed
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL
11 4 (11.43%) VMware
11 4 (11.43%) Citrix
11 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (11.43%) Wireless
11 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 3 (8.57%) McAfee
12 3 (8.57%) Finance
12 3 (8.57%) Aerospace

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 (8.57%) Site Server
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (28.57%) WAN
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (22.86%) Network Security
6 7 (20.00%) LAN
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.29%) VPN
9 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
9 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.43%) Wireless
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (8.57%) VLAN
10 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
11 2 (5.71%) NX-OS
11 2 (5.71%) SSL
11 2 (5.71%) VoIP
12 1 (2.86%) PSTN
12 1 (2.86%) WLAN
General
1 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (11.43%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) High Availability
2 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
3 2 (5.71%) Change Control
3 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.86%) Line Management
4 1 (2.86%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.86%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (2.86%) Presales
4 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) Runbook
4 1 (2.86%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNA
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.57%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) F5
3 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
4 4 (11.43%) Riverbed
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) McAfee
5 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.86%) Arista
7 1 (2.86%) Aruba
7 1 (2.86%) Exinda
7 1 (2.86%) Meraki