The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.81% 2.31% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 2.39% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -23.61% +5.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 118 251 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 95.16% 96.54% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 161 136
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 15
Median hourly rate £24.25 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Ipswich +5 1 - - 2
Network Engineer
East of England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) IOS XR
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF

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 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IOS XR
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper