Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 70 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 -27 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 40 22 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.55% 1.76% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 1.87% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 27
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £241 £135 £288
90th Percentile £495 £457 £400
South West median daily rate £338 £361 £338
% change year-on-year -6.57% +7.04% -4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £34.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.86% -22.78% -
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% +47.06% -47.42%

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 1,469 1,178 1,179
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.81% 94.09% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 774 814
Wiltshire median daily rate £445 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +10.00% -2.91%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £230
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 33 28
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.59% +4.17% +84.62%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.00 £14.28
90th Percentile £47.40 £42.55 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +26.36% +8.37%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +1 15 £330 +1.57% 1
Corsham 0 7 £475 - 2
Salisbury -15 6 £475 - 3
Network Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 30 (75.00%) Cisco
2 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (40.00%) Firewall
4 16 (40.00%) WAN
5 14 (35.00%) CCNP
6 12 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (27.50%) VoIP
7 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (25.00%) CCNA
8 10 (25.00%) LAN
8 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) Service Management
10 8 (20.00%) Security Patching
10 8 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (20.00%) Finance
10 8 (20.00%) ITIL
10 8 (20.00%) VMware
10 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 7 (17.50%) Wireshark
11 7 (17.50%) Windows
11 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.50%) BGP
11 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
12 6 (15.00%) Opsview
12 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (15.00%) EIGRP
12 6 (15.00%) VPN
12 6 (15.00%) Python

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 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) Firewall
1 16 (40.00%) WAN
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (27.50%) VoIP
3 10 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (17.50%) BGP
4 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.50%) Wireshark
5 6 (15.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (15.00%) Network Security
5 6 (15.00%) VPN
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.00%) HTTP
6 4 (10.00%) HTTPS
6 4 (10.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (10.00%) MPLS
6 4 (10.00%) SMTP
6 4 (10.00%) SSH
6 4 (10.00%) Telnet
6 4 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) JSP
1 1 (2.50%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
2 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Service Management
2 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Network Design
7 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma
7 3 (7.50%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) Decision-Making
8 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) C
2 2 (5.00%) Tcl
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (35.00%) CCNP
4 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.00%) CCNA
5 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) CCSA
6 3 (7.50%) CCSE
6 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 3 (7.50%) HNC
7 2 (5.00%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCMSE
8 1 (2.50%) HND
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) VMware NSX
3 2 (5.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (15.00%) Opsview
3 2 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) F5
5 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.00%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
7 2 (5.00%) Aruba
7 2 (5.00%) Meraki
7 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) CA
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Nokia
8 1 (2.50%) Riverbed