The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Manchester 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 76 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 8 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.26% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.28% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
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£275 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1181 1066 1242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.24% 93.59% 90.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 536 602
Average daily rate £330 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 85 104
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.30 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Engineer
North West

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 29 July 2014.

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
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 29 July 2014. 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
Altrincham - 1 £275 -
Bolton - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Wireless
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (42.11%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) CCNA
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 5 (26.32%) CCNP
6 4 (21.05%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) CMS
7 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) Avaya
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) OSPF
7 3 (15.79%) BGP
7 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.79%) F5
7 3 (15.79%) Multicast
8 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
8 2 (10.53%) JNCIE
8 2 (10.53%) Websense
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) HP
8 2 (10.53%) Nortel
8 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.53%) RIP
8 2 (10.53%) VPN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Wireless
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) Multicast
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 3 (15.79%) OSPF
4 3 (15.79%) BGP
4 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
5 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.53%) RIP
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) SSL
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) 802.11
6 1 (5.26%) SNMP
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Network Management
2 1 (5.26%) Change Control
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIE
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Nortel
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Websense
5 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) Kaspersky
6 1 (5.26%) 3Com
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia
6 1 (5.26%) Ruckus Wireless
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