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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 67 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 0.72% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.76% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £390 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.64 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -31.03%
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
1142 924 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.69% 94.67% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 561 494
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 26 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (73.33%) CCNP
4 21 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (56.67%) Network Design
6 16 (53.33%) CCDP
7 15 (50.00%) HP
7 15 (50.00%) BMC
7 15 (50.00%) WLAN
7 15 (50.00%) TippingPoint
8 13 (43.33%) BGP
9 12 (40.00%) EIGRP
9 12 (40.00%) CCNA
10 11 (36.67%) Firewall
10 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (30.00%) F5
11 9 (30.00%) Retail
11 9 (30.00%) Lisp
11 9 (30.00%) WAN
11 9 (30.00%) LAN
12 8 (26.67%) DMZ
13 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
13 7 (23.33%) OPNET
14 6 (20.00%) ITIL
14 6 (20.00%) DMVPN
15 5 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (16.67%) VPN
15 5 (16.67%) Motorola
16 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
16 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (50.00%) WLAN
3 13 (43.33%) BGP
4 12 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 11 (36.67%) Firewall
5 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (30.00%) WAN
6 9 (30.00%) LAN
7 8 (26.67%) DMZ
8 6 (20.00%) DMVPN
9 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (13.33%) Network Security
11 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (10.00%) DNS
11 3 (10.00%) SSL
11 3 (10.00%) OSPF
12 2 (6.67%) MPLS
12 2 (6.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Network Design
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) BCP
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Data Security
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Lisp
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (73.33%) CCNP
3 16 (53.33%) CCDP
4 12 (40.00%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) CCSA
5 2 (6.67%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) CCDA
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) VCP5
5 2 (6.67%) CCSE
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.67%) VCAP
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) OPNET
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) HP
2 15 (50.00%) BMC
2 15 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 9 (30.00%) F5
4 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
5 5 (16.67%) Motorola
6 3 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) Juniper
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
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