Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 104 100
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 42 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.31% 1.39% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.45% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 30
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% -13.43%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £170
90th Percentile £400 £388 £415
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £41.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.30% +117.11% -
10th Percentile £18.63 £19.64 £10.85
90th Percentile £37.88 £60.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £34.62 £23.75
% change year-on-year -27.79% +45.77% -5.00%

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 3057 3163 3061
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 95.91% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1886 1974 1840
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £219 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 130 188
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.55 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +4.21% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £29.73
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 24 November 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
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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +7 12 £338 -10.00% 5
Derbyshire -15 9 £325 +41.30% 2
Lincolnshire +3 8 £228 -35.00%
Leicestershire -10 5 £225 -18.55% 1
Northamptonshire +7 3 £339 +4.23% 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (45.24%) CCNA
4 17 (40.48%) CCNP
4 17 (40.48%) Firewall
5 8 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (19.05%) Windows
6 7 (16.67%) LAN
6 7 (16.67%) Wireless
6 7 (16.67%) F5
7 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (14.29%) VPN
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (14.29%) HP
8 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.90%) Juniper
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
8 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
8 5 (11.90%) Aruba
8 5 (11.90%) Palo Alto
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
9 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
9 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
9 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
9 4 (9.52%) SAN
9 4 (9.52%) MPLS
9 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange

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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (16.67%) LAN
3 7 (16.67%) Wireless
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.52%) MPLS
6 4 (9.52%) SAN
6 4 (9.52%) WAN
6 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
7 3 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (7.14%) VoIP
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.76%) HSRP
8 2 (4.76%) Internet
8 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.76%) OSPF
8 2 (4.76%) SMS
8 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.76%) VLAN
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) WAP
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.14%) Network Management
3 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.76%) Line Management
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Time Management
4 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.38%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.38%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) Service Design
5 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) CCNA
3 17 (40.48%) CCNP
4 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) HND
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ionix
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 7 (16.67%) F5
3 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) Aruba
4 5 (11.90%) Juniper
4 5 (11.90%) Palo Alto
4 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.14%) EMC
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.14%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.76%) Avaya
7 2 (4.76%) Meraki
7 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.38%) Capita
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) Remedy
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec