Period
to 22 September 2020

The median contractor rate for an IP Network Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 September 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.

IP Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 478 759 863
Rank change year-on-year +281 +104 -21
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 5 37 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.046% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.049% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 7
Median daily rate £463 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.00% -10.71% -6.04%
10th Percentile £456 £213 £302
90th Percentile £469 £427 £580
UK median daily rate £463 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.63% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -62.77% +35.25%
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -57.45% +35.25%

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 24,007 75,256 88,226
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.68% 94.16% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,343 49,978 58,609
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 957 2,502 2,847
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +11.11% -3.74%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.17 £11.09
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +40.00% +12.68% -5.64%

IP Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured IP Network Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for IP Network Engineer in England

IP Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

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 22 September 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
South East +190 3 - - 1
Midlands +108 2 £463 +42.31%
West Midlands - 2 £463 -
IP Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, IP 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 IP Network Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) PPP
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) CCIP
3 3 (60.00%) DSL
3 3 (60.00%) TACACS
3 3 (60.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) CCDP
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) DSL
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) PPP
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) TACACS
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Communications Security
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Process Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (60.00%) CCDP
2 3 (60.00%) CCIP
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) VMware