The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £315 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +26.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 361 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.55% 94.50% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 242 284
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 26
Median hourly rate £39.88 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £69.07 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Lancashire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) DBS Check

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper