Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 15 December 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 60 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.33% 2.31% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.43% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 23
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +8.93% -
10th Percentile £174 £324 £291
90th Percentile £450 £501 £400
South West median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £34.75 £45.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.78% +13.21% +50.00%
10th Percentile £31.53 £39.00 £37.00
90th Percentile £38.18 £47.50 £43.25
South West median hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 £42.73
% change year-on-year -13.13% -6.39% +81.83%

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 1180 1233 1423
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.77% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 865 963
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £213 £224
90th Percentile £575 £575 £529
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 58
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.25 £38.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.22% +77.01% -3.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £40.38 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £27.75 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% +50.00%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 9 £400 -
Corsham -3 5 - -
Chippenham +8 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Wiltshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) CCNA
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
6 9 (31.03%) WAN
6 9 (31.03%) CCNP
6 9 (31.03%) Firewall
6 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) BGP
7 7 (24.14%) Juniper
8 6 (20.69%) VoIP
8 6 (20.69%) VPN
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) MPLS
8 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
9 5 (17.24%) Network Security
9 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
9 5 (17.24%) Service Management
9 5 (17.24%) Migration
9 5 (17.24%) VMware
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (13.79%) SLA
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) Python
10 4 (13.79%) Network Design
10 4 (13.79%) EIGRP

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:

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 7 (24.14%) BGP
4 6 (20.69%) MPLS
4 6 (20.69%) VoIP
4 6 (20.69%) VPN
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.24%) Network Security
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (13.79%) EIGRP
6 4 (13.79%) NX-OS
6 4 (13.79%) VLAN
6 4 (13.79%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.90%) Broadband
7 2 (6.90%) DNS
7 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.90%) IPv6
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (13.79%) Network Design
3 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Security Patching
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (44.83%) CCNA
4 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) HNC
7 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.45%) CCDA
8 1 (3.45%) CCIE
8 1 (3.45%) CCSA
8 1 (3.45%) CCSP
8 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (13.79%) Opsview
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Juniper
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) Aruba
7 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Meraki
7 1 (3.45%) Radware
7 1 (3.45%) SevOne
7 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL