The median contractor rate for a IP Network Engineer was £218 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Network Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 257 249
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 5 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.096% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £218 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.33% +3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £301 £285
% change year-on-year -27.45% +5.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

IP Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IP Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IP Network Engineer in the South East

IP 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 IP Network Engineer in the South East.

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

IP Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Network Engineer in the South East

IP 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 IP Network Engineer in the South East.

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

IP 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 IP Network Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +28 3 £350 -
Hampshire +11 2 £218 -27.33% 1
IP Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IP 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 IP Network Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (64.71%) MPLS
3 11 (64.71%) OSPF
4 10 (58.82%) DNS
5 9 (52.94%) SNMP
5 9 (52.94%) BGP
6 8 (47.06%) Broadband
6 8 (47.06%) CRM
7 7 (41.18%) Huawei
8 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (29.41%) CCNA
10 4 (23.53%) HSRP
11 3 (17.65%) F5
11 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (17.65%) CCDA
11 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 3 (17.65%) CCNP
11 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 3 (17.65%) MS Office
11 3 (17.65%) ITIL
11 3 (17.65%) Network Design
11 3 (17.65%) ICMP
12 2 (11.76%) Information Security
12 2 (11.76%) RSVP
12 2 (11.76%) Telnet
12 2 (11.76%) Finance
12 2 (11.76%) Migration

IP 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:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) MPLS
1 11 (64.71%) OSPF
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 9 (52.94%) BGP
3 9 (52.94%) SNMP
4 8 (47.06%) Broadband
5 4 (23.53%) HSRP
6 3 (17.65%) ICMP
7 2 (11.76%) HTTP
7 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) IPv6
7 2 (11.76%) ISDN
7 2 (11.76%) RSVP
7 2 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (11.76%) Telnet
7 2 (11.76%) VLAN
7 2 (11.76%) VPLS
7 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
1 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Business Development
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCDA
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) CCIP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) HND
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 7 (41.18%) Huawei
4 3 (17.65%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) BT
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
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