The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 34 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.96% 1.71% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.87% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £309
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +25.27%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 107 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 94.26% 91.45% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 29 37
Average daily rate £290 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% +40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Network Engineer
Leicestershire

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds