Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IP Network Engineer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 July 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 Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 840 784
Rank change year-on-year +39 -56 +11
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 16 27 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.027% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.028% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 35
England median daily rate £385 £369 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% -0.34% -1.33%
10th Percentile £297 £302 £282
90th Percentile £456 £459 £450
UK median daily rate £350 £369 £338
% change year-on-year -5.08% +9.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.00 - -

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 83190 96482 97394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.11% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54340 63582 61420
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2649 2809 3806
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.75 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

IP Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IP Network Engineer in England

IP Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Network Engineer in England

IP Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Network Engineer in England

IP 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 IP Network Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Network Engineer in England

IP 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 IP Network Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 26 July 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 +45 10 £350 -1.75% 2
North of England +60 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +33 2 - -
London +16 2 £398 +6.00%
South West - 2 - -
IP Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IP 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 IP Network Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) F5
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Network Design
3 6 (37.50%) Brocade
3 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (25.00%) LTE
6 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 3 (18.75%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) CCNP

IP 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 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) LTE
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) OSPF
3 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) MVNO
5 2 (12.50%) SCTP
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) RFC 2547
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) CESG
2 2 (12.50%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) F5
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Brocade
3 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 1 (6.25%) BT
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Motorola
6 1 (6.25%) Nortel
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