Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior Network Engineer was £181 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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.

Junior Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 869 881
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Network Engineer 13 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.012% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
UK median daily rate £181 £255 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.92% +70.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £123 £243 £96
90th Percentile £321 £314 £228
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £255 £235
% change year-on-year -31.37% +8.51% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
UK median hourly rate £20.13 £16.00 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.78% -66.67% +242.86%
10th Percentile £13.84 £15.50 £21.40
90th Percentile £28.50 £16.50 £82.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £48.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Junior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Network Engineer in the UK

Junior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Network Engineer in the UK

Junior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Network Engineer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior Network Engineer in the UK

Junior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Network Engineer in the UK

Junior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Network Engineer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Junior Network Engineer in the UK

Junior Network Engineer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Network Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +16 12 £181 -28.92% 3
UK excluding London +18 7 £175 -31.37% 2
London -18 6 £188 -37.50% 1
South East 0 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £175 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £175 - 1
North of England +51 1 - -
Yorkshire +21 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Junior 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 Junior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) Aruba
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) Radware
7 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical

Junior 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) SNMP
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Change Control
1 1 (7.69%) Change Management
1 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) ITSM
1 1 (7.69%) Network Design
1 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.69%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCIP
5 1 (7.69%) CCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (7.69%) HP ASE
5 1 (7.69%) HP MASE
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cacti
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Aruba
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.69%) 3Com
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) Huawei
3 1 (7.69%) Meraki
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Radware
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds