Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £266 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 21 November 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 43 48
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.88% 1.06% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.12% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Suffolk median daily rate £266 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +24.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £255 £295 £225
90th Percentile £276 £325 £288
East of England median daily rate £261 £320 £313
% change year-on-year -18.36% +2.40% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £24.47 £34.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year -28.04% +51.96% -18.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 284 447 440
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.03% 95.11% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 276 290
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £130 £216 £268
90th Percentile £570 £550 £526
East of England median daily rate £410 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +5.81% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £16.56 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.53% +32.46% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.95 £8.63
90th Percentile £35.50 £43.13 £15.45
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +5.00%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Suffolk

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Suffolk

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Suffolk

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Ipswich +5 6 £266 -14.11%
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Suffolk region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) IOS XR
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) IOS XR
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCIP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco