The median contractor rate for an IP Engineer was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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.

IP Engineer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 - 421
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 5 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% - 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% - 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 10
Median daily rate £290 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £383 £306
% change year-on-year -8.43% +24.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

IP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured IP Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IP Engineer in London

IP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Engineer in London

IP Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Engineer in London

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

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

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Nortel
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) DWDM
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) CCIE
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) SDH
5 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
5 3 (33.33%) Tellabs
6 2 (22.22%) LTE
6 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
6 2 (22.22%) JNCIE
6 2 (22.22%) DMS-100
6 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) PABX
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
7 1 (11.11%) DPNSS
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Q.931
7 1 (11.11%) OSPF
7 1 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (11.11%) IPv6
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

IP Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) DWDM
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) DMS-100
3 2 (22.22%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) PABX
4 1 (11.11%) DPNSS
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) IPv6
4 1 (11.11%) Multicast
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) Q.931
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCIE
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIE
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
3 1 (11.11%) CCIP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Nortel
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Tellabs
4 1 (11.11%) Arista
4 1 (11.11%) Facebook
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) IBM