Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 89 66
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 43 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.50% 1.57% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 1.61% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 38
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% +9.09% -16.98%
10th Percentile £238 £238 £166
90th Percentile £492 £375 £356
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 - £22.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year -38.46% +21.50% +45.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1179 1241 1310
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 97.64% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 888 934
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £213
90th Percentile £580 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 76
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +4.62% +4.84%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.55 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.50 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Oxfordshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Oxfordshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Oxfordshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Oxfordshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +14 22 £350 +14.29% 2
Abingdon +13 14 £425 +41.67%
Thame -2 1 £350 +12.90%
Kidlington -4 1 £488 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (58.14%) Firewall
2 24 (55.81%) Cisco
3 21 (48.84%) Network Security
4 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
6 14 (32.56%) Juniper
6 14 (32.56%) BGP
6 14 (32.56%) CCNP
7 13 (30.23%) VPN
8 11 (25.58%) DNS
8 11 (25.58%) WAN
8 11 (25.58%) MPLS
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.26%) CCIE
9 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (23.26%) FortiGate
10 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (18.60%) ITIL
11 8 (18.60%) OSPF
12 7 (16.28%) LAN
12 7 (16.28%) Windows
12 7 (16.28%) VLAN
12 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
12 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
13 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
14 5 (11.63%) CCNA
14 5 (11.63%) DHCP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) Firewall
2 21 (48.84%) Network Security
3 14 (32.56%) BGP
4 13 (30.23%) VPN
5 11 (25.58%) DNS
5 11 (25.58%) MPLS
5 11 (25.58%) WAN
6 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (18.60%) OSPF
9 7 (16.28%) LAN
9 7 (16.28%) VLAN
10 5 (11.63%) DHCP
10 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.98%) Broadband
12 2 (4.65%) FTP
12 2 (4.65%) Internet
12 2 (4.65%) PBX
12 2 (4.65%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Publishing
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) PDA
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.30%) Change Management
4 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (9.30%) Network Design
4 4 (9.30%) Patch Management
4 4 (9.30%) Security Operations
4 4 (9.30%) Web Filtering
5 3 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Service Design
6 2 (4.65%) Change Control
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Proactive Management
6 2 (4.65%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) C++
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.33%) Python
1 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (32.56%) CCNP
3 10 (23.26%) CCIE
4 5 (11.63%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCIE Security
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) FortiGate
2 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 5 (11.63%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) Nessus
4 1 (2.33%) OSSEC
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
3 14 (32.56%) Juniper
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
7 4 (9.30%) Avaya
7 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.65%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) Huawei
8 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.33%) F5
9 1 (2.33%) Meraki
9 1 (2.33%) Qualys
9 1 (2.33%) Sophos