Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 16 July 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 114 105
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 37 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.13% 1.20% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.27% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 23
Surrey median daily rate £444 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +31.58% +16.92%
10th Percentile £291 £313 £215
90th Percentile £613 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.84% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Surrey median hourly rate £91.25 £13.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +601.92% -36.97% +27.91%
10th Percentile £45.13 £11.30 £19.13
90th Percentile £146.38 £40.70 £33.38
South East median hourly rate £45.25 £22.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -31.44% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,109 2,366 2,520
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 94.72% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,164 1,616 1,672
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £245
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 72 149
Surrey median hourly rate £24.75 £19.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -16.30% +27.78%
10th Percentile £11.34 £13.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £51.20 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Surrey

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Surrey

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Surrey

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Surrey

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Engineer in Surrey

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
Guildford -19 9 £340 -32.00% 1
Staines - 6 £438 -
Leatherhead - 4 £563 - 1
Dorking 0 2 - -
Egham - 2 - -
Reigate - 1 £288 -
Camberley - 1 £500 - 2
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Surrey region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (62.16%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Firewall
3 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
4 12 (32.43%) WAN
4 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 12 (32.43%) F5
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (29.73%) Palo Alto
6 10 (27.03%) CCNP
6 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
6 10 (27.03%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) Linux
7 9 (24.32%) Juniper
7 9 (24.32%) Network Security
8 8 (21.62%) MPLS
8 8 (21.62%) DNS
8 8 (21.62%) CCNA
9 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
10 6 (16.22%) Windows
10 6 (16.22%) Change Management
11 5 (13.51%) Finance
11 5 (13.51%) Python
11 5 (13.51%) LAN
11 5 (13.51%) DHCP
11 5 (13.51%) VLAN
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (10.81%) Riverbed
12 4 (10.81%) FortiGate

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) Firewall
2 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (32.43%) WAN
4 9 (24.32%) Network Security
5 8 (21.62%) DNS
5 8 (21.62%) MPLS
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (13.51%) DHCP
6 5 (13.51%) LAN
6 5 (13.51%) VLAN
7 4 (10.81%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.81%) Wireless
8 3 (8.11%) BGP
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (8.11%) Multicast
8 3 (8.11%) OSPF
8 3 (8.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) LDAP
1 3 (8.11%) SOAP
2 2 (5.41%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) CCTV
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
3 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.11%) DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.41%) High Availability
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) Coaching
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) C
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 8 (21.62%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) CCIP
4 2 (5.41%) CCSP
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) F5
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Palo Alto
4 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
5 9 (24.32%) Juniper
6 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
6 4 (10.81%) Riverbed
7 3 (8.11%) Aruba
7 3 (8.11%) IBM
8 2 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (5.41%) Bloomberg
8 2 (5.41%) Civica
8 2 (5.41%) EMC
8 2 (5.41%) Radianz
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
8 2 (5.41%) Tradeweb
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) Mitel