The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 80 82 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.40% 0.33% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.35% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
Network Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1232 1132 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 93.02% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 779 385
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 31 (91.18%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (73.53%) CCNP
4 20 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (55.88%) Firewall
6 16 (47.06%) CCNA
7 15 (44.12%) F5
8 14 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (41.18%) CCDP
8 14 (41.18%) BGP
9 12 (35.29%) EIGRP
9 12 (35.29%) HP
10 10 (29.41%) WLAN
10 10 (29.41%) Lisp
10 10 (29.41%) MPLS
10 10 (29.41%) TippingPoint
10 10 (29.41%) Network Design
11 9 (26.47%) Blue Coat
11 9 (26.47%) OPNET
11 9 (26.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (26.47%) DMZ
11 9 (26.47%) WAN
11 9 (26.47%) BMC
12 7 (20.59%) Network Security
12 7 (20.59%) LAN
12 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
13 6 (17.65%) DMVPN
13 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (14.71%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (55.88%) Firewall
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (41.18%) BGP
4 12 (35.29%) EIGRP
5 10 (29.41%) WLAN
5 10 (29.41%) MPLS
6 9 (26.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (26.47%) DMZ
6 9 (26.47%) WAN
7 7 (20.59%) Network Security
7 7 (20.59%) LAN
8 6 (17.65%) DMVPN
8 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (14.71%) Internet
9 5 (14.71%) VPN
10 3 (8.82%) Junos
10 3 (8.82%) OSPF
10 3 (8.82%) SAN
11 2 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Network Design
2 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) Data Security
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) BCP
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Lisp
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (73.53%) CCNP
3 16 (47.06%) CCNA
4 14 (41.18%) CCDP
5 5 (14.71%) CCIE
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CCDA
7 1 (2.94%) VCAP
7 1 (2.94%) VCP5
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.94%) CCSE
7 1 (2.94%) CCSA
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.94%) MCSE
7 1 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) CCSP
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) OPNET
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) F5
3 12 (35.29%) HP
4 10 (29.41%) TippingPoint
5 9 (26.47%) Blue Coat
5 9 (26.47%) BMC
6 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
7 5 (14.71%) Motorola
7 5 (14.71%) Juniper
8 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.88%) NetApp
9 2 (5.88%) Nortel
9 2 (5.88%) VMware
9 2 (5.88%) Brocade
10 1 (2.94%) McAfee
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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Rate: Up to £420 per day
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Rate: Around £300 per day.
Posted: 3 days ago