Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 51 64
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 31 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.33% 3.66% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 3.85% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 12
Wiltshire median daily rate £313 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +19.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £263 £263
90th Percentile £527 £388 £375
South West median daily rate £338 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -33.33% +65.00%
10th Percentile £32.15 £23.75 £40.63
90th Percentile £40.25 £31.25 £41.88
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £45.22
% change year-on-year +54.00% -44.71% +84.57%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1258 1273 1347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.66% 95.21% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 868 876
Wiltshire median daily rate £410 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.85% +6.12%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +102.90% -23.33%
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.40 £11.15
90th Percentile £46.15 £48.90 £33.00
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +57.14% +10.53%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -17 13 £238 -31.41% 1
Corsham -3 5 - -
Chippenham +3 3 £465 +24.00%
Salisbury -2 1 - -
Network Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
4 16 (51.61%) CCNA
5 15 (48.39%) Firewall
6 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
7 11 (35.48%) CCNP
8 10 (32.26%) LAN
8 10 (32.26%) Wireless
8 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
9 9 (29.03%) VPN
9 9 (29.03%) WAN
10 8 (25.81%) DNS
10 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
11 7 (22.58%) TACACS
12 6 (19.35%) Blue Coat
12 6 (19.35%) ProxySG
12 6 (19.35%) Juniper
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (16.13%) ArcSight
13 5 (16.13%) Nokia
13 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
13 5 (16.13%) C
13 5 (16.13%) Broadband
14 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
14 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
14 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
14 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
15 3 (9.68%) Network Design

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 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
2 10 (32.26%) Wireless
3 9 (29.03%) VPN
3 9 (29.03%) WAN
4 8 (25.81%) DNS
4 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
5 7 (22.58%) TACACS
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (16.13%) Broadband
8 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (9.68%) DHCP
9 3 (9.68%) ISDN
9 3 (9.68%) MPLS
9 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
9 3 (9.68%) VoIP
10 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (6.45%) Network Security
10 2 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (6.45%) VLAN
General
1 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Demand Management
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design
3 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) SIEM
4 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
3 16 (51.61%) CCNA
4 11 (35.48%) CCNP
5 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) CCIE
8 1 (3.23%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) ProxySG
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) Blue Coat
2 6 (19.35%) Juniper
3 5 (16.13%) ArcSight
3 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.13%) Nokia
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) F5
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) Aruba
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Meraki
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) SevOne