Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 108 75
Rank change year-on-year +22 -33 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.30% 0.68% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.71% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £414 £247 £183
90th Percentile £469 £430 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £56.25 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £56.25 -

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 1,230 1,679 1,212
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 95.24% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 827 666
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £215 £253 £218
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 84 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £17.09 £13.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.08% +25.57% +4.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.36 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.39 £21.00 £34.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) F5
4 11 (64.71%) Juniper
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (58.82%) BGP
5 10 (58.82%) CCNP
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
7 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
8 7 (41.18%) ITIL
8 7 (41.18%) CCNA
8 7 (41.18%) BIG-IP
8 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
8 7 (41.18%) IPsec
8 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
8 7 (41.18%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (35.29%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) OSPF
10 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
10 5 (29.41%) Network Security
10 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
10 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
11 4 (23.53%) Network Virtualisation
11 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) BGP
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) BIG-IP
5 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (41.18%) IPsec
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) Network Security
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (23.53%) ICMP
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) NX-OS
9 3 (17.65%) SSL
9 3 (17.65%) Telepresence
9 3 (17.65%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
3 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (17.65%) Network Management
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CCNP
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) CCIP
6 1 (5.88%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) F5
3 11 (64.71%) Juniper
4 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
5 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
6 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
7 3 (17.65%) Aruba
8 2 (11.76%) Infoblox
8 2 (11.76%) Nokia
8 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
9 1 (5.88%) McAfee