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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 87 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 0.69% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.73% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Median daily rate £450 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £251 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £21.53 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+31.24% -17.21%
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
1711 1774 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.43% 94.66% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1025 806
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Stockport - 2 £315 - 2
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (59.52%) Cisco
2 24 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (57.14%) Firewall
3 19 (45.24%) CCNP
4 16 (38.10%) WAN
5 15 (35.71%) LAN
6 13 (30.95%) CCNA
6 13 (30.95%) Network Security
7 9 (21.43%) MPLS
7 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 9 (21.43%) Fortinet
7 9 (21.43%) F5
8 8 (19.05%) OSPF
8 8 (19.05%) BGP
9 7 (16.67%) Wireless
9 7 (16.67%) VoIP
10 6 (14.29%) DNS
10 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 6 (14.29%) Juniper
10 6 (14.29%) CCIE
10 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
11 5 (11.90%) Linux
11 5 (11.90%) NetScaler
12 4 (9.52%) Splunk
12 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (9.52%) ITIL
12 4 (9.52%) Citrix

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 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) WAN
3 15 (35.71%) LAN
4 13 (30.95%) Network Security
5 9 (21.43%) MPLS
6 8 (19.05%) BGP
6 8 (19.05%) OSPF
7 7 (16.67%) VoIP
7 7 (16.67%) Wireless
8 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 6 (14.29%) DNS
8 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.90%) NetScaler
10 4 (9.52%) NetScreen
11 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.14%) IPsec
11 3 (7.14%) VPN
12 2 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Network Design
3 3 (7.14%) Change Control
3 3 (7.14%) Network Management
3 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.14%) SIEM
4 2 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.76%) Email Filtering
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.76%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (2.38%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (2.38%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Perl
1 1 (2.38%) PHP
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) CCNP
3 13 (30.95%) CCNA
4 6 (14.29%) CCIE
5 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) CISSP
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) CASP
8 1 (2.38%) CCDA
8 1 (2.38%) CCDP
8 1 (2.38%) CNE
8 1 (2.38%) CSSLP
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.38%) MCSA
8 1 (2.38%) MCSE
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.38%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.76%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 9 (21.43%) F5
2 9 (21.43%) Fortinet
3 6 (14.29%) Juniper
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) Splunk
5 3 (7.14%) Aruba
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.76%) Avaya
6 2 (4.76%) Clearswift
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Kaspersky
6 2 (4.76%) Novell
6 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.38%) Meraki
7 1 (2.38%) Rockwell
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