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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 75 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.91% 0.62% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.67% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+45.34% -36.76%
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
1442 1043 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.85% 93.04% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 731 421
Average daily rate £350 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 27
Average hourly rate £13.30 £13.35 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -16.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £12.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £17.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 44 (97.78%) Cisco
2 40 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (71.11%) CCNP
4 25 (55.56%) CCNA
4 25 (55.56%) Firewall
5 20 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (37.78%) DMZ
7 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 15 (33.33%) F5
7 15 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (31.11%) Network Security
8 14 (31.11%) WAN
9 13 (28.89%) Internet
9 13 (28.89%) BGP
10 12 (26.67%) HP
10 12 (26.67%) CCDP
11 10 (22.22%) EIGRP
11 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
12 9 (20.00%) TippingPoint
12 9 (20.00%) Lisp
12 9 (20.00%) WLAN
12 9 (20.00%) Network Design
13 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
13 8 (17.78%) OPNET
13 8 (17.78%) BMC
13 8 (17.78%) MPLS
13 8 (17.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (11.11%) DMVPN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) Firewall
2 20 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (37.78%) DMZ
4 15 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (31.11%) Network Security
5 14 (31.11%) WAN
6 13 (28.89%) Internet
6 13 (28.89%) BGP
7 10 (22.22%) EIGRP
8 9 (20.00%) WLAN
9 8 (17.78%) MPLS
9 8 (17.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (11.11%) DMVPN
11 5 (11.11%) LAN
12 4 (8.89%) VPN
13 3 (6.67%) SAN
13 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
13 3 (6.67%) BIG-IP
13 3 (6.67%) Junos
General
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 9 (20.00%) Network Design
3 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Validation
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (2.22%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Lisp
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (71.11%) CCNP
3 25 (55.56%) CCNA
4 12 (26.67%) CCDP
5 5 (11.11%) CCIE
6 2 (4.44%) CCDA
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) OPNET
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 15 (33.33%) F5
3 12 (26.67%) HP
4 9 (20.00%) TippingPoint
5 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
5 8 (17.78%) BMC
6 5 (11.11%) Motorola
6 5 (11.11%) Juniper
7 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.67%) Brocade
8 3 (6.67%) NetApp
9 2 (4.44%) Nortel
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.22%) McAfee
10 1 (2.22%) VMware