The median contractor rate for a Data Network Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Network Engineer
UK / England
Rank 575 598 581
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 10 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.035% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.036% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Median daily rate £313 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £238 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £278
% change year-on-year +23.07% +17.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Data Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Data Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Network Engineer in England

Data Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Network Engineer in England

Data Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Network Engineer in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Network Engineer in England

Data Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Network Engineer in England

Data Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Network Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
London +27 4 £300 -22.58% 1
South East +20 4 £325 -13.33%
South West +3 1 - -
Data Network Engineer
UK

Data Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Data 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 England region featuring Data Network Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (36.00%) F5
3 9 (36.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) Firewall
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (28.00%) Juniper
6 6 (24.00%) MPLS
6 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) BGP
7 5 (20.00%) OSPF
7 5 (20.00%) CCNP
7 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 5 (20.00%) High Availability
7 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (16.00%) Junos
8 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Validation
9 3 (12.00%) Avaya
9 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) CCNA

Data Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 6 (24.00%) MPLS
4 5 (20.00%) BGP
4 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (20.00%) OSPF
4 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (16.00%) Junos
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (12.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) NGN
6 3 (12.00%) NX-OS
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.00%) RFID
7 2 (8.00%) SSL
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Line Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Web Filtering
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (8.00%) JNCIE
4 2 (8.00%) JNCIP
4 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) HIPAA
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) F5
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (12.00%) Avaya
5 3 (12.00%) Brocade
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Nortel
6 2 (8.00%) Arista
6 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) NICE Systems
7 1 (4.00%) Samsung