Period
to 31 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Data Network Engineer was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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.

Data Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 578 806 856
Rank change year-on-year +228 +50 -66
Contract jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 13 17 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.020% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.022% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
Median daily rate £540 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.64% +1.67% -2.60%
UK median daily rate £485 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +25.16% +10.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £18.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 38,975 79,002 87,673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 94.57% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,909 52,454 57,960
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £255 £280 £273
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £466 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -1.37% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,555 2,460 2,758
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +4.28% -1.58%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £51.27 £48.75
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.03 £18.12
% change year-on-year +12.98% +5.04% -4.37%

Data Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Data Network Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Network Engineer in England

Data Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Network Engineer in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Network Engineer in England

Data Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Network Engineer in England.

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 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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
London +181 10 £540 +20.00%
South West - 2 £425 -
North of England - 1 £442 -
North West - 1 £442 -
Data Network Engineer
UK

Data Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, Data 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 England region featuring Data Network Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) CCNP
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 10 (76.92%) Wireless
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) Banking
4 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 9 (69.23%) OSPF
4 9 (69.23%) BGP
4 9 (69.23%) CCNA
4 9 (69.23%) Juniper
4 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Wireless
5 8 (61.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (61.54%) Plixer Scrutinizer
5 8 (61.54%) Statseeker
5 8 (61.54%) NetMRI
5 8 (61.54%) Solarflare
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco ISE
5 8 (61.54%) Multicast
5 8 (61.54%) NX-OS
5 8 (61.54%) 802.1X
5 8 (61.54%) Puppet
5 8 (61.54%) Junos
5 8 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (61.54%) IGMP
5 8 (61.54%) Investment Banking

Data Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) Wireless
3 9 (69.23%) BGP
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Wireless
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
3 9 (69.23%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (61.54%) DWDM
4 8 (61.54%) EIGRP
4 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
4 8 (61.54%) IGMP
4 8 (61.54%) Junos
4 8 (61.54%) Multicast
4 8 (61.54%) NX-OS
4 8 (61.54%) Wireshark
4 8 (61.54%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Front Office
2 8 (61.54%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Change Management
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transition
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) SFIA
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) CCNP
3 9 (69.23%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (7.69%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Cacti
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (61.54%) Nagios
1 8 (61.54%) NetMRI
1 8 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
1 8 (61.54%) Statseeker
1 8 (61.54%) ZABBIX
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 8 (61.54%) NetScout
3 8 (61.54%) Solarflare
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) VMware