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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 64 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.20% 1.23% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.30% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 10
Median daily rate £323 £425 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £344 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.39
% change year-on-year
- +13.66%

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
1302 1776 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.45% 95.02% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 1016 789
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 54 62
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 £425 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 36 (59.02%) Firewall
2 34 (55.74%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (47.54%) Cisco
4 25 (40.98%) Network Security
5 20 (32.79%) WAN
6 19 (31.15%) LAN
7 15 (24.59%) CCNP
7 15 (24.59%) Fortinet
8 14 (22.95%) CCNA
9 13 (21.31%) Juniper
9 13 (21.31%) MPLS
10 11 (18.03%) FortiGate
11 9 (14.75%) Network Design
11 9 (14.75%) CCSP
11 9 (14.75%) CCDP
11 9 (14.75%) F5
12 8 (13.11%) Palo Alto
12 8 (13.11%) Citrix
12 8 (13.11%) DNS
12 8 (13.11%) Linux
12 8 (13.11%) OSPF
12 8 (13.11%) BGP
12 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
12 8 (13.11%) Wireless
13 7 (11.48%) DHCP
13 7 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
14 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications
14 6 (9.84%) VPN
14 6 (9.84%) CCDA

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 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (59.02%) Firewall
2 25 (40.98%) Network Security
3 20 (32.79%) WAN
4 19 (31.15%) LAN
5 13 (21.31%) MPLS
6 8 (13.11%) BGP
6 8 (13.11%) DNS
6 8 (13.11%) OSPF
6 8 (13.11%) Wireless
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (11.48%) DHCP
8 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications
8 6 (9.84%) VPN
9 5 (8.20%) EIGRP
9 5 (8.20%) NetScaler
10 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (6.56%) VoIP
11 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.92%) IPsec
11 3 (4.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Network Design
2 5 (8.20%) ITIL
2 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (6.56%) Network Architecture
4 3 (4.92%) High Availability
4 3 (4.92%) Migration
4 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (4.92%) SIEM
5 2 (3.28%) Analytics
5 2 (3.28%) Change Control
5 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.28%) Line Management
5 2 (3.28%) Network Management
5 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.28%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.28%) Web Filtering
6 1 (1.64%) Project Management
6 1 (1.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) Perl
1 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (55.74%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (24.59%) CCNP
3 14 (22.95%) CCNA
4 9 (14.75%) CCDP
4 9 (14.75%) CCSP
5 6 (9.84%) CCDA
6 5 (8.20%) CCIE
6 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) CISSP
8 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) CASP
9 1 (1.64%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.64%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.64%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.64%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Cisco
2 15 (24.59%) Fortinet
3 13 (21.31%) Juniper
4 9 (14.75%) F5
5 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
5 8 (13.11%) Citrix
5 8 (13.11%) Palo Alto
6 6 (9.84%) VMware
7 3 (4.92%) Avaya
7 3 (4.92%) ION Trading
8 2 (3.28%) Aruba
8 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.28%) Nortel
8 2 (3.28%) Splunk
9 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.64%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.64%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.64%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.64%) Rockwell