Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 79 95
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 26 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.64% 1.58% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.68% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £378 £352 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% -6.27% +7.14%
10th Percentile £298 £313 £353
90th Percentile £504 £424 £418
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £352 £400
% change year-on-year -0.43% -12.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,504 1,310 1,364
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 94.18% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 710 742
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £537
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 43 46
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.44
90th Percentile £20.78 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.85% +10.00% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) F5
3 17 (65.38%) Firewall
4 14 (53.85%) Juniper
5 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (46.15%) LAN
6 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
9 8 (30.77%) WAN
9 8 (30.77%) CCNP
10 7 (26.92%) DNS
10 7 (26.92%) BGP
10 7 (26.92%) VLAN
11 6 (23.08%) Wireless
11 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
11 6 (23.08%) DHCP
12 5 (19.23%) Python
12 5 (19.23%) OSPF
12 5 (19.23%) VPN
12 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (19.23%) Ansible
13 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
13 4 (15.38%) CCIE
13 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
13 4 (15.38%) Finance

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (46.15%) LAN
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (30.77%) WAN
5 7 (26.92%) BGP
5 7 (26.92%) DNS
5 7 (26.92%) VLAN
6 6 (23.08%) DHCP
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless
7 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (19.23%) OSPF
7 5 (19.23%) VPN
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (7.69%) Internet
9 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
9 2 (7.69%) Network Security
9 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Security Management
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (15.38%) CCIE
6 3 (11.54%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (7.69%) CCNA
8 1 (3.85%) CCSE
8 1 (3.85%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) F5
3 14 (53.85%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.69%) Brocade
6 2 (7.69%) Infoblox
6 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto