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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 74 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 28 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.72% 1.23% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.32% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -41.33%
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
1497 988 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.12% 93.12% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 674 443
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 34
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.20 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -54.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 31 July 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 48 (97.96%) Cisco
2 44 (89.80%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (79.59%) CCNP
4 30 (61.22%) Firewall
5 29 (59.18%) CCNA
6 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (38.78%) DMZ
8 18 (36.73%) Network Security
9 17 (34.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
9 17 (34.69%) WAN
10 16 (32.65%) F5
11 15 (30.61%) Internet
12 12 (24.49%) CCDP
12 12 (24.49%) HP
12 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
13 11 (22.45%) BGP
14 10 (20.41%) EIGRP
15 9 (18.37%) Lisp
15 9 (18.37%) WLAN
15 9 (18.37%) Network Design
15 9 (18.37%) TippingPoint
16 8 (16.33%) Blue Coat
16 8 (16.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 8 (16.33%) BMC
16 8 (16.33%) OPNET
17 7 (14.29%) MPLS
17 7 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
18 6 (12.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 6 (12.24%) SAN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) Firewall
2 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (38.78%) DMZ
4 18 (36.73%) Network Security
5 17 (34.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (34.69%) WAN
6 15 (30.61%) Internet
7 11 (22.45%) BGP
8 10 (20.41%) EIGRP
9 9 (18.37%) WLAN
10 8 (16.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (14.29%) MPLS
12 6 (12.24%) LAN
12 6 (12.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (12.24%) SAN
13 5 (10.20%) FCoE
13 5 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
13 5 (10.20%) DMVPN
14 4 (8.16%) VPN
General
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.37%) Network Design
3 5 (10.20%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Validation
5 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Data Security
7 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.04%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 44 (89.80%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (79.59%) CCNP
3 29 (59.18%) CCNA
4 12 (24.49%) CCDP
5 3 (6.12%) CCIE
6 2 (4.08%) CCDA
6 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) CCSP
7 1 (2.04%) CCVP
7 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.04%) JNCIE
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) vSphere
2 2 (4.08%) NFS
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) OPNET
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) Cisco
2 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
3 16 (32.65%) F5
4 12 (24.49%) HP
5 9 (18.37%) TippingPoint
6 8 (16.33%) Blue Coat
6 8 (16.33%) BMC
7 5 (10.20%) Motorola
8 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.12%) Brocade
9 3 (6.12%) Juniper
9 3 (6.12%) NetApp
10 2 (4.08%) Nortel
10 2 (4.08%) VMware
10 2 (4.08%) Aruba
11 1 (2.04%) IBM
11 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.04%) McAfee
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