Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 23 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 8 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.09% 2.80% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 2.95% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 13
Swindon median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £135 £325 £306
90th Percentile £406 £400 £375
Wiltshire median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate - - £39.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £34.75 £45.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -22.78% +13.21% -6.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 684 645 812
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.06% 95.13% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 470 596
Swindon median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £257
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 29
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £30.55 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.68% +64.44% +3.75%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Swindon

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Swindon

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Swindon

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Swindon region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Nokia
4 2 (25.00%) TACACS
5 1 (12.50%) Radware
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) CCSA
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) F5

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCSA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Meraki
3 1 (12.50%) Radware