Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £323 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 10.19% 13.22% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.67% 14.41% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
Stevenage median daily rate £323 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £228 £195 £310
90th Percentile £414 £427 £330
Hertfordshire median daily rate £356 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +1.79% +16.67% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Stevenage median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -16.68% -47.49%

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 150 111 132
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 91.74% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 43
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% +74.76%
10th Percentile £169 £213 £186
90th Percentile £475 £484 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 26
Stevenage median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +85.39% +11.25%
10th Percentile £11.12 £11.19 £6.96
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £52.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -19.44% +2.86%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 15 (93.75%) Juniper
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) CCNA
4 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (43.75%) VPN
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) Broadband
7 6 (37.50%) ISDN
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 6 (37.50%) Migration
7 6 (37.50%) Network Security
7 6 (37.50%) Network Management
8 4 (25.00%) Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) Change Control
8 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Network Design
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
9 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
10 2 (12.50%) VLAN
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) Broadband
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) ISDN
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.25%) DDNS
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Network Design
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) CCNA
5 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Juniper
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy