The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucester during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Network Engineer
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 2.86% - 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £140 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -23.61% +5.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester. 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
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 103 97 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 98.10% 95.10% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 63 69
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £519 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £34.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.31% +176.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Gloucester

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Gloucester

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Gloucester

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Gloucester region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (33.33%) Broadband
6 3 (33.33%) ISDN
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 2 (22.22%) VoIP
7 2 (22.22%) CCNP
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Wireless
7 2 (22.22%) Network Design
7 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
7 2 (22.22%) JNCIS

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Broadband
3 3 (33.33%) ISDN
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Junos
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIE
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft