The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 87 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 1.32% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.39% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
Median daily rate £293 £275 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £369 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £27.75 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +98.41%
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
1742 1588 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.83% 95.20% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 835 686
Median daily rate £388 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 65
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.42 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 Manchester region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (86.36%) Cisco
2 30 (68.18%) Firewall
3 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (43.18%) Wireless
5 18 (40.91%) CCNP
6 16 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (34.09%) VoIP
8 14 (31.82%) Network Security
9 13 (29.55%) Load Balancing
10 12 (27.27%) WAN
10 12 (27.27%) LAN
10 12 (27.27%) OSPF
10 12 (27.27%) BGP
11 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 11 (25.00%) Juniper
12 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
12 10 (22.73%) VPN
12 10 (22.73%) DNS
12 10 (22.73%) CCNA
12 10 (22.73%) ITIL
12 10 (22.73%) DHCP
12 10 (22.73%) F5
13 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
14 8 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (18.18%) Aruba
15 6 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
15 6 (13.64%) 802.1X
15 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
15 6 (13.64%) MPLS
16 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 30 (68.18%) Firewall
2 19 (43.18%) Wireless
3 16 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (34.09%) VoIP
5 14 (31.82%) Network Security
6 12 (27.27%) BGP
6 12 (27.27%) LAN
6 12 (27.27%) OSPF
6 12 (27.27%) WAN
7 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (22.73%) DHCP
8 10 (22.73%) DNS
8 10 (22.73%) VPN
9 8 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (13.64%) MPLS
11 5 (11.36%) BIG-IP
11 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (11.36%) IPsec
11 5 (11.36%) WLAN
General
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.82%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.55%) Statistics
3 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Unix
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Load Balancing
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (11.36%) Service Management
3 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (6.82%) Coaching
4 3 (6.82%) Network Management
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) Network Design
5 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Web Filtering
6 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Perl
1 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (40.91%) CCNP
3 10 (22.73%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (2.27%) CCENT
5 1 (2.27%) CCSA
5 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) Juniper
3 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
3 10 (22.73%) F5
4 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
5 8 (18.18%) Aruba
6 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) Imperva
8 2 (4.55%) Meraki
8 2 (4.55%) Polycom
8 2 (4.55%) Proofpoint
8 2 (4.55%) Siemens
9 1 (2.27%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.27%) IronPort
9 1 (2.27%) Novell