The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 27 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.

Network Engineer
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 55 52
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.30% 3.24% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 3.29% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 4
Median daily rate £375 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £138 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.36% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 673 668 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.42% 98.38% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 445 398
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £186 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 39 44
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.03% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Wales

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Wales

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Wales

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Wales

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +25 26 £375 +38.88% 4
West Wales -13 3 £325 -40.90%
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Wales region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 52 (89.66%) Cisco
2 38 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 37 (63.79%) Firewall
4 35 (60.34%) SC Cleared
5 29 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (48.28%) LAN
7 26 (44.83%) CCNP
8 22 (37.93%) WAN
9 16 (27.59%) Intel Security
10 14 (24.14%) Fortinet
10 14 (24.14%) Blue Coat
10 14 (24.14%) F5
11 13 (22.41%) Windows
11 13 (22.41%) CCNA
12 12 (20.69%) Change Control
13 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
14 10 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (15.52%) ProxySG
16 8 (13.79%) Network Security
16 8 (13.79%) Juniper
16 8 (13.79%) ITIL
17 7 (12.07%) SLA
17 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
18 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
18 6 (10.34%) BGP
18 6 (10.34%) EIGRP
18 6 (10.34%) Wireless
18 6 (10.34%) MS Office
19 5 (8.62%) Linux
19 5 (8.62%) CCIP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) assyst
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (63.79%) Firewall
2 28 (48.28%) LAN
3 22 (37.93%) WAN
4 10 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (13.79%) Network Security
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.34%) BGP
7 6 (10.34%) EIGRP
7 6 (10.34%) Wireless
8 5 (8.62%) VPN
9 4 (6.90%) OSPF
9 4 (6.90%) VoIP
10 3 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.17%) FCoE
10 3 (5.17%) Internet
10 3 (5.17%) IPsec
10 3 (5.17%) SSL
10 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.45%) VLAN
11 2 (3.45%) xDSL
General
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) CESG
2 2 (3.45%) iPad
2 2 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Change Control
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.17%) ITSM
6 3 (5.17%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (3.45%) Line Management
7 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.72%) Contact Management
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.72%) Migration
8 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.72%) Network Design
8 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.72%) People Management
8 1 (1.72%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C
1 2 (3.45%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 38 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 35 (60.34%) SC Cleared
3 29 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (44.83%) CCNP
5 13 (22.41%) CCNA
6 5 (8.62%) CCIP
7 4 (6.90%) CCDP
8 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.45%) CCIE
9 2 (3.45%) HNC
10 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) ProxySG
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) pfSense
3 3 (5.17%) Snort
4 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (89.66%) Cisco
2 16 (27.59%) Intel Security
3 14 (24.14%) Blue Coat
3 14 (24.14%) F5
3 14 (24.14%) Fortinet
4 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
5 8 (13.79%) Juniper
6 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.90%) VMware
8 3 (5.17%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.72%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.72%) BMC
10 1 (1.72%) Citrix
10 1 (1.72%) HP
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.72%) Remedy
10 1 (1.72%) Vyatta
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago