Period
to 22 September 2020

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 79 83
Rank change year-on-year +32 +4 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1 9 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.28% 0.90% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.94% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Median daily rate £350 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -19.44% +28.02%
10th Percentile £325 £304 £316
90th Percentile £375 £408 £467
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +28.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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 317 954 1,390
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.55% 95.02% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 576 747
Median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £282 £239 £215
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.07% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 115
Median hourly rate £15.07 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.91% +7.41% -20.26%
10th Percentile £10.23 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.70 £20.40
Median hourly rate £15.69 £15.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year +4.62% +6.76% -18.55%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Milton Keynes

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) OpenScape
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Target Operating Model

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) OpenScape
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel