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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 73 62 81
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 1.08% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.14% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£341 £283 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.70% +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £277 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £289 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £35.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-39.86% +37.50%
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
1255 1136 1297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.93% 94.27% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 582 633
Average daily rate £330 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 92 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.75 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 - 1
Bolton - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (50.00%) CCNA
4 9 (45.00%) Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) Juniper
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) CCNP
6 6 (30.00%) Avaya
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) Nortel
7 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) MPLS
8 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 4 (20.00%) F5
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) OSPF
9 3 (15.00%) BGP
9 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
9 3 (15.00%) Websense
9 3 (15.00%) CMS
9 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (15.00%) Multicast
10 2 (10.00%) Windows
10 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (10.00%) RIP
10 2 (10.00%) VPN
10 2 (10.00%) HP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (15.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Wireless
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) OSPF
4 3 (15.00%) BGP
4 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (15.00%) Multicast
5 2 (10.00%) HSRP
5 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.00%) RIP
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) 802.11
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Life Science
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) QMS
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) JNCIP
4 2 (10.00%) JNCIE
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) Avaya
4 5 (25.00%) Nortel
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.00%) Websense
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (5.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) Nokia
8 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
8 1 (5.00%) Meraki
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