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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 76 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 28 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.65% 1.09% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.18% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -31.61%
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
1571 934 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.74% 92.48% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 605 480
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £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 47 29 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 August 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 46 (95.83%) Cisco
2 42 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (72.92%) CCNP
3 35 (72.92%) Firewall
4 30 (62.50%) CCNA
5 22 (45.83%) Network Security
6 17 (35.42%) WAN
7 16 (33.33%) Internet
7 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 15 (31.25%) DMZ
9 14 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (27.08%) F5
10 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
11 12 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (18.75%) FCoE
12 9 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (18.75%) DDoS Mitigation
12 9 (18.75%) Ethernet
13 8 (16.67%) MPLS
14 7 (14.58%) LAN
14 7 (14.58%) CCDP
14 7 (14.58%) HP
14 7 (14.58%) SAN
15 6 (12.50%) BGP
15 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
16 5 (10.42%) vSphere
16 5 (10.42%) EIGRP
16 5 (10.42%) VPN
17 4 (8.33%) WLAN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (72.92%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) Network Security
3 17 (35.42%) WAN
4 16 (33.33%) Internet
5 15 (31.25%) DMZ
6 14 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (18.75%) FCoE
8 9 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (18.75%) Ethernet
9 8 (16.67%) MPLS
10 7 (14.58%) SAN
10 7 (14.58%) LAN
11 6 (12.50%) BGP
12 5 (10.42%) EIGRP
12 5 (10.42%) VPN
13 4 (8.33%) WLAN
13 4 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (8.33%) Wireless
14 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
General
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.08%) Games
1 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.75%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) Validation
4 3 (6.25%) Network Design
4 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.08%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (2.08%) Migration
6 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Lisp
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (72.92%) CCNP
3 30 (62.50%) CCNA
4 7 (14.58%) CCDP
5 4 (8.33%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) CCSP
6 2 (4.17%) CCDA
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) CCVP
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) vSphere
2 3 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) OPNET
1 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) Opsview
3 1 (2.08%) Graphite
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.08%) Cacti
Vendors
1 46 (95.83%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 13 (27.08%) F5
4 7 (14.58%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) BMC
5 4 (8.33%) TippingPoint
5 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (8.33%) Aruba
5 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.25%) Brocade
6 3 (6.25%) Juniper
6 3 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) Nortel
7 2 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) Motorola
8 1 (2.08%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
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