Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 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.

Data Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 846 841
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 27 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.020% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.022% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 25
England median daily rate £375 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.41% +9.23%
10th Percentile £235 £279 £284
90th Percentile £475 £388 £473
UK median daily rate £375 £360 £353
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £26.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year -23.53% - -

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 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Data Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Data Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 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
London -26 9 £410 +9.33% 3
South West +11 7 £375 -
South East +8 5 £388 +20.62% 1
North of England +67 2 - -
Midlands +25 2 - -
North West +13 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £293 -
Data Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) Data Centre
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.93%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (25.93%) LAN
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (22.22%) F5
5 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 6 (22.22%) CCNP
5 6 (22.22%) Network Design
6 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) CCNA
6 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 5 (18.52%) High Availability
6 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
6 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
7 4 (14.81%) Wireless
7 4 (14.81%) VoIP
7 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) VLAN
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) WLAN
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (11.11%) CCIE

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
1 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (22.22%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
4 4 (14.81%) VoIP
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) VLAN
5 3 (11.11%) WLAN
6 2 (7.41%) 802.11
6 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.41%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) IPsec
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) HPUX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Runbook
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.70%) Network Management
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
5 1 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) CCIE Data Center
6 2 (7.41%) CWNA
7 1 (3.70%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) F5
3 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Arista
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Sophos