Period
to 3 August 2021

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £476 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 30 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 6 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 3.86% 2.75% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 2.93% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
10th Percentile £320 £191 "
25th Percentile £349 £261 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £476 £308 £375
Median % change year-on-year +54.63% -18.00% -11.76%
75th Percentile £547 £382 £469
90th Percentile £550 £400 "
South Wales median daily rate £388 £308 £350
% change year-on-year +26.02% -12.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £42.00
South Wales median hourly rate £42.00 £16.07 £42.00
% change year-on-year +161.44% -61.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Contract vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 245 205 312
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 85.96% 94.04% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 153 239
10th Percentile £301 £300 £309
25th Percentile £423 £400 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +7.32%
75th Percentile £545 £525 £513
90th Percentile £611 £550 £575
South Wales median daily rate £426 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 19
10th Percentile £12.48 £10.64 £15.00
25th Percentile £15.89 £14.78 £21.59
Median hourly rate £23.15 £19.50 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.72% -53.57% +124.00%
75th Percentile £35.43 £23.75 "
90th Percentile £42.00 " £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £19.43 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +21.44% -1.54% +28.71%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Newport

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Newport

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Network Engineer in Newport over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Newport

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Newport

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 Newport region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Decision-Making
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Project Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Network Design
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) HNC
6 3 (27.27%) FTP
6 3 (27.27%) SNMP
6 3 (27.27%) vSphere
6 3 (27.27%) High Availability
6 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (9.09%) Wireless

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) FTP
3 3 (27.27%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Decision-Making
2 5 (45.45%) Project Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) HNC
6 1 (9.09%) CCIE
6 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
6 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) ADVA
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft