Period
to 20 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 113 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 40 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.35% 1.38% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.46% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 22
Surrey median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £295 £295 £305
90th Percentile £488 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Surrey median hourly rate - £15.38 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.07% -
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £15.38 £25.50
% change year-on-year +117.24% -39.71% -10.13%

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 2,810 2,807 1,931
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 94.58% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,020 1,988 1,201
Surrey median daily rate £475 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +12.73% -2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £190
90th Percentile £613 £588 £553
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 83 116
Surrey median hourly rate £31.25 £19.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.47% -3.80% -12.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.91 £11.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £41.75
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -9.09%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 9 £460 -
Guildford -16 8 £363 +6.62% 4
Dorking - 3 £475 - 4
Staines +3 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Woking -1 2 £350 -
Godalming - 2 £375 -
Reigate +6 1 £551 +25.23% 3
Epsom +3 1 - -
Camberley -6 1 - - 3
Addlestone - 1 £350 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 30 (75.00%) Cisco
2 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (55.00%) WAN
4 20 (50.00%) CCNP
5 18 (45.00%) LAN
5 18 (45.00%) Firewall
6 15 (37.50%) Juniper
7 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (27.50%) Aruba
8 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.00%) Wireless
9 9 (22.50%) DevOps
9 9 (22.50%) Private Cloud
10 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 8 (20.00%) CCNA
11 7 (17.50%) VMware
11 7 (17.50%) Open Source
11 7 (17.50%) Ansible
12 6 (15.00%) Docker
12 6 (15.00%) Public Cloud
12 6 (15.00%) REST
12 6 (15.00%) Network Management
12 6 (15.00%) OpenShift
12 6 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (12.50%) KVM
13 5 (12.50%) F5
13 5 (12.50%) Extranet
13 5 (12.50%) VPN

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 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.50%) nginx
1 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (7.50%) GitHub
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.00%) Akamai
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) Serverless
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) WAN
2 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 18 (45.00%) LAN
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (25.00%) Wireless
5 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (12.50%) Extranet
6 5 (12.50%) VPN
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (10.00%) DNS
7 4 (10.00%) IPsec
7 4 (10.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (10.00%) NX-OS
8 3 (7.50%) BGP
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
8 3 (7.50%) MPLS
8 3 (7.50%) Network Security
8 3 (7.50%) SSL
8 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) ModSecurity
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Private Cloud
2 6 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) CentOS
3 1 (2.50%) Debian
3 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) DevOps
3 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (17.50%) Open Source
5 6 (15.00%) Network Management
5 6 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (2.50%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) CCIE
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Docker
2 5 (12.50%) KVM
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) Snort
5 1 (2.50%) Squid
5 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (5.00%) Nagios
2 2 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.50%) Kibana
3 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.50%) Nessus
3 1 (2.50%) Netcool
3 1 (2.50%) Packer
3 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) Juniper
3 11 (27.50%) Aruba
4 7 (17.50%) VMware
5 5 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
5 5 (12.50%) F5
5 5 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.00%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.00%) Meraki
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Dynatrace
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.50%) Virgin Media