The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Liverpool region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 25 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.07% 3.07% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 3.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -8.16%
Network Engineer
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
214 276 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 93.86% 94.20% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 142 94
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.30 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Liverpool region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (46.15%) CCNP
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (38.46%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) CCIE
6 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
7 4 (30.77%) Brocade
7 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (30.77%) FWSM
7 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) VoIP
7 4 (30.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (30.77%) NX-OS
8 3 (23.08%) MPLS
8 3 (23.08%) BGP
8 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
8 3 (23.08%) Network Design
9 2 (15.38%) SSH
9 2 (15.38%) Finance
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (15.38%) TACACS

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (30.77%) FWSM
5 4 (30.77%) NX-OS
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 2 (15.38%) DMZ
7 2 (15.38%) FTP
7 2 (15.38%) SMTP
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) FlexPod
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Brocade
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) VMware