Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 27 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.

Network Engineer
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 55 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.61% 2.48% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.63% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 13
Gloucestershire median daily rate £250 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -27.78% -
10th Percentile £140 £275 £242
90th Percentile £315 £382 £475
South West median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.57% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £38.00
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £45.22
% change year-on-year +54.00% -44.71% +88.42%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 669 913 911
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.10% 94.51% 97.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 478 561
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +10.73%
10th Percentile £197 £225 £213
90th Percentile £513 £575 £510
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 60
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -12.10% +53.92%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.63 £12.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.63
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% +57.14% +10.53%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Gloucestershire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Gloucestershire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Gloucestershire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Gloucestershire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 27 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
Gloucester -7 8 £140 -60.00%
Cirencester - 3 £280 - 2
Network Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) VPN
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
9 5 (27.78%) CCNP
9 5 (27.78%) Wireless
9 5 (27.78%) Juniper
10 4 (22.22%) DNS
10 4 (22.22%) Project Management
10 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 4 (22.22%) Office 365
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 3 (16.67%) Demand Management
11 3 (16.67%) Junos
11 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (16.67%) Network Security
11 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
11 3 (16.67%) JNCIP
11 3 (16.67%) JNCIE

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 8 (44.44%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) Broadband
6 3 (16.67%) ISDN
6 3 (16.67%) Junos
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.56%) VLAN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) FMCG
1 1 (5.56%) iPad
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Demand Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) CCNP
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 3 (16.67%) JNCIE
5 3 (16.67%) JNCIP
6 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) VMware