Period
to 28 October 2020

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +34 -5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 50 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.26% 2.54% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.72% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 26
Median daily rate £425 £380 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -9.25% +28.85%
10th Percentile £351 £267 £243
90th Percentile £469 £479 £494
South West median daily rate £375 £395 £348
% change year-on-year -5.06% +13.60% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +20.86%
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £45.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 514 1,836 1,534
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 93.44% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 1,197 987
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £288
90th Percentile £638 £638 £605
South West median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.87% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 62
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +1.57% +19.99%
10th Percentile £15.55 £28.65 £14.43
90th Percentile £52.18 £48.90 £47.45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.63% +2.50% +23.08%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Wiltshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Wiltshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Network Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Wiltshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in Wiltshire.

Hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Wiltshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 28 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corsham +3 5 - - 1
Swindon +43 3 £400 +7.90%
Network Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) CCNA
4 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) CCIE
6 6 (33.33%) OSPF
6 6 (33.33%) BGP
6 6 (33.33%) F5
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (27.78%) Decision-Making
7 5 (27.78%) Service Management
7 5 (27.78%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) MPLS
8 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 3 (16.67%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) Network Design
8 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
8 3 (16.67%) VXLAN
8 3 (16.67%) VMware NSX
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (5.56%) Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) BGP
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (27.78%) SAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (16.67%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (16.67%) VXLAN
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Decision-Making
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (44.44%) CCNA
3 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) CCIE
6 2 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Packer
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 3 (16.67%) Splunk
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Apple