Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Network Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 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.

Data Network Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 368 399
Rank change year-on-year -3 +31 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Data Network Engineer 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.036% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.038% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
South East median daily rate £388 £321 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.62% -8.21% +4.48%
10th Percentile £369 £286 £256
90th Percentile £406 £362 £400
England median daily rate £375 £360 £378
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.64% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year -23.53% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15787 15598 18484
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.94% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9372 9268 10872
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £236 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 783 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +2.29% +18.75%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%

Data Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Network Engineer in the South East

Data Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Network Engineer in the South East

Data Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Network Engineer in the South East

Data Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Network Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 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
Thames Valley -5 4 - - 1
Berkshire +5 3 - - 1
Surrey -15 1 £388 +7.64%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Data Network Engineer
England

Data Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Data 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 South East region featuring Data Network Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Law

Data Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos