The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank - 35 44
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.81% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
385 246 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.71% 89.78% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 107 235
Average daily rate £360 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 25
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £33.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Engineer
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Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM