The median contractor rate for a Network Implementation Engineer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Implementation Engineer
UK
Rank 576 636 608
Rank change year-on-year +60 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Implementation Engineer 17 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.015% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.016% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £369 £405 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.95% +30.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £288 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £431 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £313
% change year-on-year -14.70% +36.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Network Implementation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Implementation Engineer in the UK

Network Implementation Engineer
Top 12 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 3 months to 25 March 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 +38 16 £369 -8.95%
North West - 12 - -
Manchester - 11 - -
West Midlands +13 3 £363 -14.70%
Telford - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
London +32 1 £375 -2.59%
Birmingham -1 1 £363 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Network Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 22 (66.67%) Firewall
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (60.61%) Fortinet
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco
4 16 (48.48%) Network Design
4 16 (48.48%) Network Security
5 15 (45.45%) MPLS
6 13 (39.39%) CCSP
6 13 (39.39%) FortiGate
7 9 (27.27%) WAN
7 9 (27.27%) BGP
8 8 (24.24%) OSPF
8 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
9 7 (21.21%) CCNA
9 7 (21.21%) LAN
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle
10 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (18.18%) Aruba
10 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.15%) CCNP
12 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
12 4 (12.12%) ITIL
12 4 (12.12%) Wireless
12 4 (12.12%) Finance

Network Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) Network Security
3 15 (45.45%) MPLS
4 9 (27.27%) BGP
4 9 (27.27%) WAN
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (24.24%) OSPF
6 7 (21.21%) LAN
7 4 (12.12%) Multicast
7 4 (12.12%) Wireless
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.03%) Anycast
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (3.03%) DNS
9 1 (3.03%) HSRP
9 1 (3.03%) Junos
9 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) CatOS
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Network Design
2 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Network Management
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) QMS
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.06%) Release Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.03%) ITSM
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) CCSP
3 7 (21.21%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) CCNP
6 3 (9.09%) CCIE
7 2 (6.06%) CCDA
8 1 (3.03%) CCDP
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Fortinet
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
4 6 (18.18%) Aruba
4 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) BT
5 3 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) F5
6 2 (6.06%) Siemens
7 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.03%) Riverbed