The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 22 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 77 62
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.38% 1.40% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.47% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 22
Median daily rate £500 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.57% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £218 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £389 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £314
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -23.61% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1165 1223 1232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.56% 95.18% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 800 703
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 50
Median hourly rate £18.25 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.88% +55.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
Guildford +2 5 £500 +25.00% 4
Woking -3 1 £380 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -15 1 £420 -
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) Firewall
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco
3 15 (51.72%) VPN
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (44.83%) Network Security
5 12 (41.38%) Juniper
6 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (37.93%) Palo Alto
7 10 (34.48%) F5
8 8 (27.59%) CCNP
9 7 (24.14%) CCNA
9 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
9 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 7 (24.14%) WAN
9 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
9 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
10 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.69%) BGP
10 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.24%) LAN
11 5 (17.24%) OSPF
11 5 (17.24%) IPsec
11 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
11 5 (17.24%) ProxySG
11 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
11 5 (17.24%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.90%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) VPN
3 13 (44.83%) Network Security
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (24.14%) DNS
5 7 (24.14%) WAN
6 6 (20.69%) BGP
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.24%) IPsec
7 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 5 (17.24%) OSPF
7 5 (17.24%) Skype
8 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 4 (13.79%) Wireshark
9 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 3 (10.34%) SNMP
9 3 (10.34%) Wireless
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.34%) Internal Audit
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.45%) High Availability
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Information Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) Presales
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Security Hardening
4 1 (3.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCNP
3 7 (24.14%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) CCDP
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE Security
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCDA
6 1 (3.45%) CCIP
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) iptables
2 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Juniper
3 11 (37.93%) Palo Alto
4 10 (34.48%) F5
5 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
5 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.90%) Allot
7 2 (6.90%) Apple
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (6.90%) Mitel
7 2 (6.90%) Trapeze
8 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.45%) Aruba
8 1 (3.45%) FireEye
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) Sophos
8 1 (3.45%) Tufin
8 1 (3.45%) VMware