Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 4.83% 5.32% 9.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 5.62% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Stevenage median daily rate £350 £288 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +22.60% -24.35%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £217
90th Percentile £456 £294 £252
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £378 £325
% change year-on-year -7.28% +16.15% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -23.85% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. 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
Stevenage
Contract vacancies in Stevenage with a recognized job title 118 89 89
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 81.38% 94.68% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 29
Stevenage median daily rate £350 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +9.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £140 £239 £194
90th Percentile £538 £496 £466
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 22
Stevenage median hourly rate £22.00 £20.76 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -48.11% +85.83%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.76 £8.25
90th Percentile £34.75 £46.50 £53.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £16.81 £15.75
% change year-on-year +2.65% +6.70% -7.35%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Stevenage

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Stevenage

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Stevenage over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Stevenage

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Stevenage

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Stevenage region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) FWSM
6 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) CMDB
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (14.29%) WPA2
6 1 (14.29%) CCENT
6 1 (14.29%) BGP
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
4 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
4 1 (14.29%) TACACS
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) WPA2
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCENT
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) F5