Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £348 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 26 July 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 24 43
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.61% 4.60% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 4.72% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Watford median daily rate £348 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.87% -23.33% +56.25%
10th Percentile £315 £245 £239
90th Percentile £382 £345 £388
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +52.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 - £23.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 293 254 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 89.88% 97.32% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 131 133
Watford median daily rate £413 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.91% -11.72% -3.33%
10th Percentile £165 £154 £213
90th Percentile £575 £513 £485
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 13
Watford median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.33 £12.70 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.05 £18.10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% -8.57% +6.06%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Watford

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Watford

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Watford

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Watford region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco