The median contractor rate for a Network Implementation Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 128 121
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Implementation Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.074% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.078% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £313
% change year-on-year -14.70% +36.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2160 2572 2382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.79% 95.44% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1421 1330
Median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 170
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
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 in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Implementation Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Implementation Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Implementation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region 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
Shropshire - 2 - -
Birmingham -1 1 £363 -
Network Implementation Engineer
England

Network Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region featuring Network Implementation Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Network Design
3 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (50.00%) OSPF
5 6 (50.00%) BGP
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (50.00%) Aruba
5 6 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (33.33%) Network Management
6 4 (33.33%) CCNP
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) CCIE
9 1 (8.33%) CCDP
9 1 (8.33%) Wireless
9 1 (8.33%) BT

Network Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) BGP
2 6 (50.00%) OSPF
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Network Design
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Network Management
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Aruba
3 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed