Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 100 84
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 34 29 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.24% 1.25% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.31% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 39
Surrey median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £203 £260
90th Percentile £538 £416 £420
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Surrey median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.64% +52.78% +1.41%
10th Percentile £13.65 £13.65 £15.60
90th Percentile £16.55 £28.75 £20.60
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year -38.46% +21.50% +45.58%

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 2595 2215 2619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.31% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 1453 1588
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £262
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

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 19 November 2017.

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
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 19 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
Woking +4 4 £363 -3.33%
Camberley - 3 £325 - 1
Staines +10 2 £258 -28.47%
Guildford -8 2 £369 -1.67%
Weybridge - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £325 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Surrey region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (67.65%) Firewall
2 22 (64.71%) Cisco
3 14 (41.18%) VPN
3 14 (41.18%) WAN
3 14 (41.18%) Palo Alto
4 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (35.29%) CCNP
5 12 (35.29%) LAN
5 12 (35.29%) F5
6 11 (32.35%) Network Security
6 11 (32.35%) Juniper
6 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
6 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
7 9 (26.47%) DNS
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
8 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 8 (23.53%) Finance
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
10 6 (17.65%) Skype
10 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
10 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (17.65%) Riverbed
10 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 6 (17.65%) DHCP

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 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (8.82%) Office 365
5 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) Firewall
2 14 (41.18%) VPN
2 14 (41.18%) WAN
3 12 (35.29%) LAN
4 11 (32.35%) Network Security
4 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (26.47%) DNS
6 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (17.65%) DHCP
7 6 (17.65%) IPsec
7 6 (17.65%) OSPF
7 6 (17.65%) Skype
7 6 (17.65%) Wireless
8 5 (14.71%) BGP
8 5 (14.71%) BIG-IP
9 4 (11.76%) MPLS
9 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.88%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Change Control
2 3 (8.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (8.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
3 2 (5.88%) Internal Audit
3 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.88%) Network Management
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.94%) C-shell
1 1 (2.94%) Korn
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
1 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CCNA
4 4 (11.76%) CCDP
5 3 (8.82%) CCIE
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.71%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.94%) NFS
2 1 (2.94%) Openswan
2 1 (2.94%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) Palo Alto
3 12 (35.29%) F5
4 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
4 11 (32.35%) Juniper
5 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
6 6 (17.65%) Riverbed
7 5 (14.71%) Apple
7 5 (14.71%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
9 3 (8.82%) Aruba
9 3 (8.82%) FireEye
9 3 (8.82%) TippingPoint
10 2 (5.88%) AlgoSec
10 2 (5.88%) Allot
10 2 (5.88%) LogLogic
10 2 (5.88%) Mitel
10 2 (5.88%) Trapeze
10 2 (5.88%) VMware