Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 27 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.

Network Engineer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 63 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 38 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.57% 2.59% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 2.63% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 17
South Wales median daily rate £300 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -18.92%
10th Percentile £175 £288 £188
90th Percentile £439 £412 £454
Wales median daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.38 £20.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £24.13 £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +2.38% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1027 1026 1046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.52% 98.37% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 677 766
South Wales median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £208 £200
90th Percentile £535 £513 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 67 46
South Wales median hourly rate £21.50 £15.63 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.56% +12.85% -13.44%
10th Percentile £11.12 £10.29 £9.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £65.50 £27.88
Wales median hourly rate £21.25 £15.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +39.34% +12.96% -10.00%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in South Wales

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in South Wales

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in South Wales over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in South Wales

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in South Wales

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 27 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
Cardiff +18 22 £269 -17.31%
Bridgend +2 6 £425 +6.25%
Newport - 5 £288 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Network Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South Wales region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (92.11%) Cisco
2 27 (71.05%) Firewall
3 22 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (44.74%) CCNA
5 14 (36.84%) Windows
6 13 (34.21%) ITIL
6 13 (34.21%) Juniper
6 13 (34.21%) CCNP
6 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
7 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
8 9 (23.68%) LAN
8 9 (23.68%) WAN
9 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 8 (21.05%) Citrix
9 8 (21.05%) VMware
9 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (18.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (15.79%) Blue Coat
11 6 (15.79%) Wireless
11 6 (15.79%) Linux
12 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (13.16%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (13.16%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (13.16%) SLA

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (23.68%) LAN
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (15.79%) Wireless
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (13.16%) Internet
6 3 (7.89%) FCoE
7 2 (5.26%) BGP
7 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.63%) IPv6
8 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.63%) Network Security
8 1 (2.63%) PABX
8 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.63%) VoIP
8 1 (2.63%) VPN
8 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) CESG
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) Service Management
4 3 (7.89%) Change Control
4 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.26%) Contact Management
5 2 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.63%) ITSM
6 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
6 1 (2.63%) Network Management
6 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Lisp
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (44.74%) CCNA
3 13 (34.21%) CCNP
3 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (7.89%) CCIE
6 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.63%) pfSense
3 1 (2.63%) Snort
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) Juniper
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) Blue Coat
5 5 (13.16%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) F5
6 4 (10.53%) McAfee
7 3 (7.89%) Brocade
7 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.26%) MikroTik
9 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.63%) Remedy
9 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
South Wales
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago