Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IP Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

IP Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 829 796
Rank change year-on-year +2 -33 -89
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 35 26 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.027% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.028% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 37
England median daily rate £300 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £210 £285 £204
90th Percentile £384 £475 £438
UK median daily rate £300 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £41.05 - -

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 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
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 £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
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 £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

IP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured IP Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IP Engineer in England

IP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Engineer in England

IP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Engineer in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Engineer in England

IP Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Engineer in England

IP 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 IP Engineer within the England 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
South East +7 14 £360 +21.01% 1
North of England +69 13 £238 -38.31% 1
North West - 9 £238 - 1
London -16 5 £300 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +29 4 £280 -27.27%
South West - 3 £350 -
IP Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IP 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 IP Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (48.57%) Juniper
3 15 (42.86%) MPLS
4 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (37.14%) BGP
5 13 (37.14%) CCNP
6 11 (31.43%) VPN
6 11 (31.43%) Network Design
7 9 (25.71%) CCNA
7 9 (25.71%) CCIE
8 8 (22.86%) OSPF
8 8 (22.86%) Firewall
9 6 (17.14%) Broadband
9 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
9 6 (17.14%) JNCIP
9 6 (17.14%) JNCIE
9 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
10 5 (14.29%) WAN
10 5 (14.29%) Internet
11 4 (11.43%) Project Management
11 4 (11.43%) BT
11 4 (11.43%) IPsec
11 4 (11.43%) LAN
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (11.43%) Network Management
11 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
12 3 (8.57%) Service Design
12 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements

IP 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 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) MPLS
2 13 (37.14%) BGP
3 11 (31.43%) VPN
4 8 (22.86%) Firewall
4 8 (22.86%) OSPF
5 6 (17.14%) Broadband
5 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
6 5 (14.29%) Internet
6 5 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (11.43%) IPsec
7 4 (11.43%) LAN
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.57%) IGMP
8 3 (8.57%) LTE
8 3 (8.57%) Network Security
8 3 (8.57%) NGN
8 3 (8.57%) VLAN
8 3 (8.57%) Wireless
9 2 (5.71%) MVNO
9 2 (5.71%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.86%) German Language
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Network Design
2 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
2 4 (11.43%) Network Management
2 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (8.57%) High Availability
3 3 (8.57%) Service Design
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.86%) C-shell
1 1 (2.86%) Korn
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNP
3 9 (25.71%) CCIE
3 9 (25.71%) CCNA
4 6 (17.14%) JNCIE
4 6 (17.14%) JNCIP
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) CCIE Service Provider
6 2 (5.71%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.86%) CCIP
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (5.71%) Netcool
2 1 (2.86%) Cacti
2 1 (2.86%) CSIRT
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) Juniper
3 4 (11.43%) BT
4 3 (8.57%) Brocade
4 3 (8.57%) F5
4 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Remedy
5 2 (5.71%) Redback
6 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.86%) Arista
6 1 (2.86%) Huawei
6 1 (2.86%) Motorola
6 1 (2.86%) Sandvine
6 1 (2.86%) Vyatta