Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Implementation Engineer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Implementation Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 868 865
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Implementation Engineer 33 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.020% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 8
UK median daily rate £440 £388 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.55% +25.81% -12.00%
10th Percentile £356 £320 £282
90th Percentile £530 £480 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +15.33% +25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.75

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 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
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 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +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

Network Implementation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Implementation Engineer in the UK

Network Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Implementation Engineer in the UK

Network Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Implementation Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Implementation Engineer in the UK

Network Implementation Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Implementation Engineer in the UK

Network Implementation Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Implementation Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +43 33 £440 +13.55% 1
UK excluding London +53 31 £433 +15.33% 1
Midlands +39 25 £440 +13.55% 1
West Midlands +42 24 £440 +13.55% 1
South East +6 5 £358 +11.72%
London -17 2 £550 +23.25%
North of England +58 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Network Implementation 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 Network Implementation Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 27 (81.82%) Firewall
3 26 (78.79%) CheckPoint
4 25 (75.76%) Network Design
5 24 (72.73%) Fortinet
5 24 (72.73%) WAN
6 22 (66.67%) Oracle
6 22 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
7 21 (63.64%) Data Centre
7 21 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (57.58%) VPN
8 19 (57.58%) Wireless
9 18 (54.55%) McAfee
10 17 (51.52%) Nokia
10 17 (51.52%) FortiGate
11 9 (27.27%) Aruba
12 8 (24.24%) Workflow
13 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (12.12%) CCNP
14 3 (9.09%) CCNA
14 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (6.06%) MPLS
15 2 (6.06%) F5
15 2 (6.06%) CCDA
15 2 (6.06%) Juniper
15 2 (6.06%) ITIL

Network Implementation 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 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 22 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 24 (72.73%) WAN
3 21 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (57.58%) VPN
4 19 (57.58%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) BGP
6 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) SSL
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 21 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Network Design
2 22 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (24.24%) Workflow
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Segmentation
6 1 (3.03%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) Python
1 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) CCNP
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) CCDA
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) CCSP
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Cacti
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 26 (78.79%) CheckPoint
3 24 (72.73%) Fortinet
4 22 (66.67%) Oracle
5 18 (54.55%) McAfee
6 17 (51.52%) Nokia
7 9 (27.27%) Aruba
8 2 (6.06%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.03%) CA
9 1 (3.03%) Capita
9 1 (3.03%) Citrix
9 1 (3.03%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.03%) Splunk
9 1 (3.03%) VMware