The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 13 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.67% 1.06% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.27% 1.09% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -14.51%
Network Engineer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110 183 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.67% 96.83% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 40
Average daily rate £388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 24
Average hourly rate £17.42 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.85% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £11.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.80 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) VLAN
3 7 (58.33%) Local Government
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Opsware
8 1 (8.33%) Network Management
8 1 (8.33%) Junos
8 1 (8.33%) Change Control
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) Banking
8 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (8.33%) NetScout
8 1 (8.33%) CMDB
8 1 (8.33%) SCCM
8 1 (8.33%) SCOM
8 1 (8.33%) Network Security
8 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
1 8 (66.67%) VLAN
2 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) Junos
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (58.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Opsware
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) NetScout
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
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