The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 62 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 32 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.12% 0.79% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 0.83% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+45.34% -36.76%
Network Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1420 1205 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.29% 94.81% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 645 479
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 60 80
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.30 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £25.00
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 Manchester

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £300 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 38 (69.09%) Firewall
2 37 (67.27%) Cisco
3 22 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (34.55%) Juniper
4 19 (34.55%) CheckPoint
5 17 (30.91%) Network Security
6 16 (29.09%) CCNP
7 15 (27.27%) VPN
7 15 (27.27%) LAN
7 15 (27.27%) Wireless
8 12 (21.82%) SSL
9 10 (18.18%) Citrix
9 10 (18.18%) WAN
9 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 9 (16.36%) CCNA
11 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.55%) Windows
12 7 (12.73%) ITIL
12 7 (12.73%) IIS
12 7 (12.73%) VoIP
12 7 (12.73%) Apache
12 7 (12.73%) DNS
12 7 (12.73%) Clearswift
12 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
12 7 (12.73%) Internet
12 7 (12.73%) Information Security
12 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.91%) MPLS
13 6 (10.91%) BGP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (12.73%) IIS
1 7 (12.73%) Apache
2 6 (10.91%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (69.09%) Firewall
2 17 (30.91%) Network Security
3 15 (27.27%) Wireless
3 15 (27.27%) LAN
3 15 (27.27%) VPN
4 12 (21.82%) SSL
5 10 (18.18%) WAN
5 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (12.73%) VoIP
6 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.73%) DNS
6 7 (12.73%) Internet
7 6 (10.91%) MPLS
7 6 (10.91%) SNMP
7 6 (10.91%) IPsec
7 6 (10.91%) BGP
8 5 (9.09%) OSPF
9 4 (7.27%) VLAN
10 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Life Science
3 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) ITIL
1 7 (12.73%) Information Security
2 5 (9.09%) Network Design
3 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.45%) Network Management
4 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.45%) Migration
4 3 (5.45%) Open Source
5 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.64%) Project Management
5 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) Change Management
6 1 (1.82%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.82%) Workflow
6 1 (1.82%) Data Management
6 1 (1.82%) SOA
6 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Perl
1 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (29.09%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) CCNA
4 4 (7.27%) JNCIA
4 4 (7.27%) JNCIP
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
5 3 (5.45%) JNCIS
5 3 (5.45%) CISSP
6 2 (3.64%) CCIE
6 2 (3.64%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) ISACA
6 2 (3.64%) CISMP
7 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) CCSP
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.82%) XenApp
1 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.82%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) Juniper
2 19 (34.55%) CheckPoint
3 10 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.73%) Clearswift
6 6 (10.91%) Lotus
7 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.27%) HP
8 4 (7.27%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.45%) Infoblox
9 3 (5.45%) Aruba
10 2 (3.64%) F5
10 2 (3.64%) VMware
11 1 (1.82%) Redback
11 1 (1.82%) Sonus
11 1 (1.82%) Vyatta
11 1 (1.82%) Huawei
11 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.82%) Kaspersky
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