The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / Midlands
Rank 21 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.86% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year -6.36% -7.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 112 194 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 96.55% 93.72% 91.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 92 58
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the Midlands

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in the Midlands

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in the Midlands

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Midlands region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) DMZ
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel