Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IP Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 July 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.

IP Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 355 332
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23 -42
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 20 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 17
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +7.44% +18.63%
10th Percentile £218 £226 £204
90th Percentile £425 £446 £426
England median daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15284 17702 18615
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.43% 95.02% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8821 10703 10466
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 760 898
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14% +1.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.49 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

IP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IP Engineer in the South East

IP 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 IP Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Engineer in the South East

IP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Engineer in the South East

IP 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 IP Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Engineer in the South East

IP 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 IP Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 £363 -14.71% 2
Berkshire +7 10 £363 -14.71%
Hampshire +22 9 £338 -3.57%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
IP Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IP 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 IP Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) MPLS
3 12 (60.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) OSPF
4 11 (55.00%) CCNP
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) Network Design
5 10 (50.00%) BGP
6 8 (40.00%) Migration
6 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (40.00%) IPv6
6 8 (40.00%) CCIE
7 7 (35.00%) CCIP
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (35.00%) Multicast
8 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (30.00%) Presales
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 6 (30.00%) Huawei
8 6 (30.00%) Marketing
9 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (25.00%) F5
10 4 (20.00%) Wireless
10 4 (20.00%) CCNA
11 3 (15.00%) RSVP
11 3 (15.00%) Juniper

IP 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:

Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
1 13 (65.00%) MPLS
2 12 (60.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) OSPF
4 10 (50.00%) BGP
5 8 (40.00%) IPv6
5 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (35.00%) Multicast
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) ADSL
9 3 (15.00%) LTE
9 3 (15.00%) RSVP
9 3 (15.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) HSRP
10 2 (10.00%) Internet
10 2 (10.00%) MVNO
10 2 (10.00%) SCTP
10 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) RFC 2547
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) CESG
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Network Design
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Presales
4 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Development
6 1 (5.00%) Database Security
6 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CCNP
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCIE
3 7 (35.00%) CCIP
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) HND
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) CCSA
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Huawei
3 5 (25.00%) F5
3 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.00%) Brocade
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) BT
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Motorola
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy