Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 109 100
Rank change year-on-year -27 -9 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.89% 1.29% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.36% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 16
Surrey median daily rate £363 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £262 £313 £203
90th Percentile £552 £538 £416
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Surrey median hourly rate £91.25 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +488.71% -43.64% +77.42%
10th Percentile £45.13 £13.65 £13.65
90th Percentile £146.38 £16.55 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.75% -33.33% +20.60%

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 3,076 2,656 2,219
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 95.13% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,185 1,870 1,445
Surrey median daily rate £467 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £209
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 93 104
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.59% -28.42% +33.80%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.79 £11.76
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.76 £45.73
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +13.89% -6.34% +6.76%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -14 6 £365 -1.02%
Staines -10 3 £443 +71.84%
Godalming - 2 £375 - 2
Reigate - 2 £419 - 3
Addlestone - 2 £350 -
Egham - 2 - - 1
Epsom +5 1 - - 3
Camberley 0 1 - - 5
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) WAN
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (31.03%) Juniper
4 9 (31.03%) Wireless
5 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 7 (24.14%) LAN
5 7 (24.14%) Palo Alto
6 6 (20.69%) CCNP
6 6 (20.69%) CCNA
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.24%) Aruba
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
8 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (13.79%) F5
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
9 3 (10.34%) Internet
9 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 3 (10.34%) VPN
9 3 (10.34%) DNS
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
9 3 (10.34%) Clustering
9 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (10.34%) VLAN
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.34%) Network Security
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning

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 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) WAN
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
4 7 (24.14%) LAN
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
7 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 3 (10.34%) DNS
7 3 (10.34%) Internet
7 3 (10.34%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) VLAN
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.90%) BGP
8 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.90%) IPsec
8 2 (6.90%) IPv4
8 2 (6.90%) OSPF
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) Decision-Making
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Presales
4 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCNA
2 6 (20.69%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Juniper
3 7 (24.14%) Palo Alto
4 5 (17.24%) Aruba
5 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.79%) F5
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
7 2 (6.90%) LogRhythm
7 2 (6.90%) NetApp
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.90%) Sophos
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec