Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Network Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 88 63
Rank change year-on-year -3 -25 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 26 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.55% 0.39% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.40% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 11
Glasgow median daily rate £320 £180 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.78% -34.55% -
10th Percentile £175 £180 £225
90th Percentile £500 £180 £373
Scotland median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +12.31% - +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £33.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year -43.70% -19.64% -2.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,611 1,255 1,063
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.69% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 661 569
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £247 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +45.74% -51.24%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £36.50 £41.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.21 £16.50
% change year-on-year -13.41% +22.48% -29.34%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Glasgow

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Glasgow

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Glasgow

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 Glasgow region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 8 (30.77%) Skype
5 7 (26.92%) Juniper
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) CCNP
6 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (23.08%) WAN
6 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
6 6 (23.08%) PACS
6 6 (23.08%) e-Health
6 6 (23.08%) LIMS
6 6 (23.08%) Electronic Patient Records
6 6 (23.08%) Informatics
6 6 (23.08%) HL7
6 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 6 (23.08%) Health Informatics
6 6 (23.08%) Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Network Management
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) CCNA
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) ADSL

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) LAN
2 8 (30.77%) Skype
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) ADSL
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) ATM
5 3 (11.54%) BGP
5 3 (11.54%) DSL
5 3 (11.54%) DWDM
5 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
5 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
5 3 (11.54%) MPLS
5 3 (11.54%) OSPF
5 3 (11.54%) RIP
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) xDSL
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) e-Health
1 6 (23.08%) LIMS
1 6 (23.08%) PACS
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 6 (23.08%) Analytics
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 6 (23.08%) Health Informatics
2 6 (23.08%) Informatics
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Network Management
4 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
6 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
6 2 (7.69%) Escalation Management
6 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
1 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (23.08%) CCNP
5 5 (19.23%) CCNA
6 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (11.54%) BC Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) CCIP
8 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.85%) CCIE
9 1 (3.85%) CCIE Security
9 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) HL7
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware NSX
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) vRealize
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Juniper
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (7.69%) McAfee
5 2 (7.69%) Nortel
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.85%) BT
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL