The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 28 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.90% 1.12% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 1.18% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Median daily rate £500 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £400 £400
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 Guildford. 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
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 98 85 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 96.08% 95.51% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 88
Median daily rate £413 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +46.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Guildford

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Guildford

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Guildford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Guildford

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Guildford region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) nginx
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE Security
4 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (40.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE Security
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos