Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £439 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 94 84
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.52% 0.91% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.94% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £439 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.82% +0.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £307 £334 £160
90th Percentile £467 £400 £448
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £352 £356
% change year-on-year +20.91% -1.33% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £56.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 £56.25 -
% change year-on-year -5.19% - -

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 1,435 1,589 1,321
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.03% 96.07% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 753 742
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.06% +8.18%
10th Percentile £215 £252 £225
90th Percentile £564 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 68 46
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.99% +41.04% -11.11%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £24.15 £20.23 £17.56
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.31% +23.75% -3.45%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 20 (86.96%) Firewall
3 17 (73.91%) Juniper
3 17 (73.91%) F5
4 15 (65.22%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
6 13 (56.52%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (47.83%) DV Cleared
7 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (39.13%) BGP
9 8 (34.78%) CCNP
10 7 (30.43%) LAN
11 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
12 5 (21.74%) WAN
12 5 (21.74%) OSPF
12 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
12 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
12 5 (21.74%) Virtual Environments
13 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
13 4 (17.39%) Network Security
13 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
13 4 (17.39%) BIG-IP
13 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
13 4 (17.39%) CCNA
13 4 (17.39%) Wireless
13 4 (17.39%) IPsec
14 3 (13.04%) ITIL

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 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (39.13%) BGP
6 7 (30.43%) LAN
7 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 5 (21.74%) OSPF
8 5 (21.74%) WAN
9 4 (17.39%) BIG-IP
9 4 (17.39%) IPsec
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) Wireless
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (13.04%) NX-OS
10 3 (13.04%) SSL
10 3 (13.04%) VPN
11 2 (8.70%) Internet
11 2 (8.70%) MPLS
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) DV Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (34.78%) CCNP
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) CCNA
7 2 (8.70%) CCIP
8 1 (4.35%) CCIE
8 1 (4.35%) CCSE
8 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) F5
2 17 (73.91%) Juniper
3 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
4 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
4 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Aruba
5 2 (8.70%) Infoblox
5 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee