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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 77 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.39% 0.43% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.46% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.75 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+32.03% -13.57%
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
1166 1084 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.18% 93.69% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 701 386
Average daily rate £365 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £101.90 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 26 (89.66%) Cisco
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (75.86%) CCNP
3 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (55.17%) BGP
5 15 (51.72%) CCDP
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (48.28%) CCNA
6 14 (48.28%) EIGRP
6 14 (48.28%) Firewall
7 12 (41.38%) Network Design
8 11 (37.93%) TippingPoint
8 11 (37.93%) WLAN
8 11 (37.93%) HP
9 10 (34.48%) BMC
9 10 (34.48%) Lisp
9 10 (34.48%) F5
10 9 (31.03%) Blue Coat
10 9 (31.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (31.03%) OPNET
11 8 (27.59%) MPLS
11 8 (27.59%) DMVPN
12 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (24.14%) WAN
12 7 (24.14%) LAN
13 6 (20.69%) Motorola
13 6 (20.69%) DMZ
13 6 (20.69%) Retail
13 6 (20.69%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (17.24%) OSPF

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (55.17%) BGP
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (48.28%) Firewall
4 14 (48.28%) EIGRP
5 11 (37.93%) WLAN
6 9 (31.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (27.59%) DMVPN
7 8 (27.59%) MPLS
8 7 (24.14%) WAN
8 7 (24.14%) LAN
8 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (20.69%) DMZ
10 5 (17.24%) OSPF
11 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.79%) VPN
12 3 (10.34%) DNS
12 3 (10.34%) SSL
12 3 (10.34%) Network Security
12 3 (10.34%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Network Design
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) BCP
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Data Security
3 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Lisp
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (75.86%) CCNP
3 15 (51.72%) CCDP
4 14 (48.28%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) CCDA
6 2 (6.90%) CISSP
6 2 (6.90%) MCSE
6 2 (6.90%) MCSA
6 2 (6.90%) CCIE
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCSA
6 2 (6.90%) CCSE
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) VCAP
6 2 (6.90%) VCP5
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) OPNET
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) HP
2 11 (37.93%) TippingPoint
3 10 (34.48%) F5
3 10 (34.48%) BMC
4 9 (31.03%) Blue Coat
5 6 (20.69%) Motorola
6 4 (13.79%) Juniper
7 3 (10.34%) VMware
7 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) McAfee
9 1 (3.45%) Nortel
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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