Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an IP Network Engineer was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 791 796
Rank change year-on-year -29 +5 +15
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 17 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.044% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.047% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 22
England median daily rate £383 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +15.38% +16.07%
10th Percentile £217 £252 £260
90th Percentile £475 £475 £448
UK median daily rate £383 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +5.52% +11.54% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £44.60 - £44.00

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 86,733 85,247 94,251
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.77% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,185 56,131 61,000
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,529 2,917 3,593
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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
North of England +42 8 £238 - 2
North West +14 8 £238 - 2
South East -34 4 £450 +54.51% 1
London -38 3 £438 +2.94% 5
South West +4 1 - -
East of England -12 1 £268 -6.14% 1
IP Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) CCIE
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 6 (35.29%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) BT
6 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
6 4 (23.53%) JNCIP
6 4 (23.53%) JNCIE
6 4 (23.53%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) Broadband
6 4 (23.53%) OSPF
6 4 (23.53%) F5
7 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (17.65%) NGN
7 3 (17.65%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) IGMP
7 3 (17.65%) Network Design
7 3 (17.65%) Change Management
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
8 2 (11.76%) SSL
8 2 (11.76%) IPsec
8 2 (11.76%) Redback

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) VPN
2 6 (35.29%) BGP
2 6 (35.29%) MPLS
3 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
4 4 (23.53%) Broadband
4 4 (23.53%) OSPF
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (17.65%) IGMP
5 3 (17.65%) NGN
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) SSL
7 1 (5.88%) DNS
7 1 (5.88%) FTP
7 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Change Management
1 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Compliance Management
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C-shell
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCIE
2 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) JNCIE
4 4 (23.53%) JNCIP
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CCSA
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) BT
2 4 (23.53%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Meraki
3 2 (11.76%) Redback
4 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.88%) Arista
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Radware
4 1 (5.88%) Vyatta