The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicester region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 23 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.66% 1.32% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 1.41% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £180 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +65.00%
Network Engineer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
160 142 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 97.56% 93.42% 97.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 88 95
Median daily rate £325 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 29
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -54.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leicester region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the Leicester region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the Leicester region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Network Management
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) TACACS
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
7 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security Management
7 1 (11.11%) Security Management
7 1 (11.11%) Juniper
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) VoIP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto