The median contractor rate for an IP Network Engineer was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

IP Network Engineer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 628 613
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15  
Contract jobs requiring an IP Network Engineer 8 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.032% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.033% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 16
Median daily rate £368 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £437 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £355
% change year-on-year +1.37% +2.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IP Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IP Network Engineer in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Network Engineer in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Network Engineer in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Network Engineer in the UK

IP Network Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Network Engineer within the UK 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
England +37 7 £385 +2.66% 4
South East +19 7 £385 +8.07% 2
Hampshire +11 4 £368 +8.88%
Basingstoke - 3 £385 -
Berkshire +16 1 - -
Winchester +5 1 £350 +3.70%
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 £503 -
Slough - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £503 -

IP Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IP 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 featuring IP Network Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco
3 11 (50.00%) OSPF
4 10 (45.45%) MPLS
4 10 (45.45%) DNS
4 10 (45.45%) F5
5 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 9 (40.91%) BGP
6 8 (36.36%) Juniper
7 6 (27.27%) SNMP
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) Broadband
8 5 (22.73%) CRM
8 5 (22.73%) VPN
8 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
8 5 (22.73%) Brocade
8 5 (22.73%) Network Security
8 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
9 4 (18.18%) Network Design
9 4 (18.18%) Huawei
9 4 (18.18%) High Availability
9 4 (18.18%) HSRP
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (18.18%) CCNP
9 4 (18.18%) VoIP
9 4 (18.18%) WAN
10 3 (13.64%) HTTP
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) Migration

IP Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) OSPF
2 10 (45.45%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) MPLS
3 9 (40.91%) BGP
3 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) SNMP
5 5 (22.73%) Broadband
5 5 (22.73%) Network Security
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) HSRP
6 4 (18.18%) VoIP
6 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) HTTP
7 3 (13.64%) LTE
7 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
8 2 (9.09%) DMS-100
8 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (9.09%) VPLS
General
1 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) RFC 2547
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) CESG
2 2 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (9.09%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 4 (18.18%) High Availability
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCIP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) F5
3 8 (36.36%) Juniper
4 5 (22.73%) Brocade
4 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
5 4 (18.18%) Huawei
6 2 (9.09%) BT
6 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
6 2 (9.09%) Nortel
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft