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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 83 57 80
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.12% 2.01% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 2.10% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 3
Median daily rate £285 £300 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +71.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £321
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +53.93%
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
1696 1427 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.91% 95.58% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1006 841 656
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 63 63
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £37.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 - -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 28 (77.78%) Cisco
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (61.11%) Firewall
4 17 (47.22%) CCNP
5 11 (30.56%) CCNA
6 10 (27.78%) LAN
6 10 (27.78%) WAN
7 9 (25.00%) VoIP
7 9 (25.00%) Wireless
7 9 (25.00%) Juniper
7 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (22.22%) Network Security
8 8 (22.22%) F5
8 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 8 (22.22%) OSPF
8 8 (22.22%) BGP
9 7 (19.44%) ITIL
9 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
9 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
9 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
10 6 (16.67%) MPLS
11 5 (13.89%) DNS
11 5 (13.89%) CCIE
11 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (11.11%) Aruba
12 4 (11.11%) Network Management
12 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
13 3 (8.33%) NetScreen
13 3 (8.33%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (25.00%) VoIP
3 9 (25.00%) Wireless
4 8 (22.22%) BGP
4 8 (22.22%) Network Security
4 8 (22.22%) OSPF
5 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
5 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
6 6 (16.67%) MPLS
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (13.89%) DNS
8 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (8.33%) DHCP
9 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
9 3 (8.33%) NetScreen
9 3 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) WAP
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
1 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.11%) Network Management
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.56%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.78%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.78%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) Python
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (47.22%) CCNP
3 11 (30.56%) CCNA
4 5 (13.89%) CCIE
5 1 (2.78%) CCENT
5 1 (2.78%) CCSA
5 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CNE
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.78%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Cisco
2 9 (25.00%) Juniper
3 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 8 (22.22%) F5
4 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
5 4 (11.11%) Aruba
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.56%) Novell
7 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki