The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 24 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 64 56
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.04% 1.49% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.51% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Median daily rate £395 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -18.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £36.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -21.52% +5.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 460 727 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.63% 98.78% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 446 348
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £520 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +106.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in West Sussex

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Crawley 0 5 £395 -12.22%
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Sussex region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) CCNP
4 12 (63.16%) VPN
5 11 (57.89%) MPLS
5 11 (57.89%) VLAN
6 10 (52.63%) Network Design
7 9 (47.37%) CCNA
8 8 (42.11%) CCIE
8 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
8 8 (42.11%) VoIP
8 8 (42.11%) WAN
8 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
8 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
9 7 (36.84%) F5
9 7 (36.84%) Virgin Media
9 7 (36.84%) Riverbed
9 7 (36.84%) Rackspace
9 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
9 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (36.84%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (36.84%) BBC
9 7 (36.84%) Banking
9 7 (36.84%) LAN
9 7 (36.84%) CCDP
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (21.05%) DNS
11 4 (21.05%) OSPF
12 3 (15.79%) NHS

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) VPN
3 11 (57.89%) MPLS
3 11 (57.89%) VLAN
4 8 (42.11%) VoIP
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (36.84%) LAN
5 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 2 (10.53%) BGP
8 2 (10.53%) IPv4
8 2 (10.53%) IPv6
8 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.53%) VPLS
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (5.26%) DHCP
9 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Rose
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) BBC
2 7 (36.84%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (15.79%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) VyOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Network Design
2 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) VB6
1 1 (5.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCNP
3 9 (47.37%) CCNA
4 8 (42.11%) CCIE
5 7 (36.84%) CCDP
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) HP ASE
7 1 (5.26%) CCSA
7 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) F5
3 7 (36.84%) Rackspace
3 7 (36.84%) Riverbed
3 7 (36.84%) Virgin Media
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) Ubiquiti