Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 62 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 38 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.51% 2.41% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 2.53% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 25
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £320 £206 £325
90th Percentile £488 £459 £403
South West median daily rate £395 £290 £375
% change year-on-year +36.21% -22.67% +27.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.28% +47.17%
South West median hourly rate - £38.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year - -3.14% +50.00%

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 1,018 1,303 1,275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.91% 94.97% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 872 882
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -8.42%
10th Percentile £273 £218 £230
90th Percentile £625 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 51
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.55% +10.00% +74.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.18 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.58 £42.55 £47.25
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.86% -6.67% +78.57%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Wiltshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Wiltshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Wiltshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor 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 23 April 2018. 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
Swindon +2 7 £400 +68.42%
Salisbury - 3 £420 - 4
Chippenham -1 2 - -
Trowbridge -1 2 - -
Network Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
3 19 (50.00%) BGP
4 17 (44.74%) WAN
5 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (39.47%) LAN
6 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
7 14 (36.84%) VPN
7 14 (36.84%) CCNP
7 14 (36.84%) MPLS
8 13 (34.21%) Firewall
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (26.32%) Capacity Management
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (23.68%) IPv6
11 9 (23.68%) VoIP
11 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
11 9 (23.68%) Service Management
11 9 (23.68%) VMware
11 9 (23.68%) EIGRP
11 9 (23.68%) Multicast
11 9 (23.68%) Security Patching
12 8 (21.05%) NX-OS
12 8 (21.05%) Opsview
12 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (21.05%) Wireshark
12 8 (21.05%) Python
12 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
13 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) BGP
2 17 (44.74%) WAN
3 15 (39.47%) LAN
4 14 (36.84%) MPLS
4 14 (36.84%) VPN
5 13 (34.21%) Firewall
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (23.68%) EIGRP
8 9 (23.68%) IPv6
8 9 (23.68%) Multicast
8 9 (23.68%) VoIP
9 8 (21.05%) NX-OS
9 8 (21.05%) Wireshark
10 5 (13.16%) Network Security
11 3 (7.89%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (7.89%) HTTP
11 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
11 3 (7.89%) SMTP
11 3 (7.89%) VLAN
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Capacity Management
2 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
2 9 (23.68%) Security Patching
2 9 (23.68%) Service Management
3 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
6 1 (2.63%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (2.63%) Power Management
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.63%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
4 14 (36.84%) CCNP
5 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) CCNA
7 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.63%) CCDA
7 1 (2.63%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) CCSP
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) HNC
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
2 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (21.05%) Opsview
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.16%) F5
5 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.89%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.63%) Sophos
7 1 (2.63%) Zscaler