The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £352 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 25 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 57 61
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.22% 0.61% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.63% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £352 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.65% +16.66%  
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 £28.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% +2.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 711 631 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.60% 96.63% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 338 447
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 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 25 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 20 (86.96%) Firewall
3 16 (69.57%) Juniper
3 16 (69.57%) CCNP
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (60.87%) LAN
4 14 (60.87%) F5
5 13 (56.52%) WAN
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
9 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
10 6 (26.09%) VPN
11 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
11 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
11 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
11 5 (21.74%) Network Security
12 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
12 4 (17.39%) Wireless
12 4 (17.39%) BGP
13 3 (13.04%) TACACS
13 3 (13.04%) Internet
13 3 (13.04%) Citrix
13 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
13 3 (13.04%) Nokia
13 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
13 3 (13.04%) CCSE
13 3 (13.04%) Network Design
13 3 (13.04%) CCSA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) LAN
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (56.52%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) Network Security
6 4 (17.39%) BGP
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) TACACS
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (8.70%) DHCP
8 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 2 (8.70%) MPLS
8 2 (8.70%) OSPF
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) VLAN
8 2 (8.70%) VoIP
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) BYOD
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) CCNP
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) CCSA
5 3 (13.04%) CCSE
6 2 (8.70%) CCIE
6 2 (8.70%) CCNA
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (4.35%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) Juniper
3 14 (60.87%) F5
4 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
5 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Nokia
6 2 (8.70%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (8.70%) Brocade
6 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.35%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.35%) Tufin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harris Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago