The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East 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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / North East
Rank 64 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 24 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.72% 0.57% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 0.60% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 8
Median daily rate £345 £350 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £280 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £370 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £20.63 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
837 836 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.90% 95.11% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 533 337
Median daily rate £361 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £533 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 33
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -12.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.95 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.00 £38.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Engineer across the North East region.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer across the North East region.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Tyne and Wear +6 22 £345 +31.42%
Durham - 2 £344 -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 North East region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (90.91%) Cisco
2 35 (79.55%) Firewall
3 28 (63.64%) LAN
4 27 (61.36%) HP
4 27 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (61.36%) CheckPoint
5 26 (59.09%) Juniper
6 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
7 24 (54.55%) CCNP
7 24 (54.55%) Network Design
8 23 (52.27%) Wireless
8 23 (52.27%) ITIL
8 23 (52.27%) SC Cleared
9 22 (50.00%) CCSE
9 22 (50.00%) WAN
10 20 (45.45%) CCIE
10 20 (45.45%) Riverbed
10 20 (45.45%) F5
11 19 (43.18%) CCSA
11 19 (43.18%) JNCIA
12 18 (40.91%) Fortinet
12 18 (40.91%) FortiGate
13 17 (38.64%) JNCIE
13 17 (38.64%) CCDP
13 17 (38.64%) CCIP
14 16 (36.36%) ITSM
14 16 (36.36%) Service Management
15 14 (31.82%) Aruba
15 14 (31.82%) BIG-IP
16 12 (27.27%) Degree

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) Firewall
2 28 (63.64%) LAN
3 23 (52.27%) Wireless
4 22 (50.00%) WAN
5 14 (31.82%) BIG-IP
6 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (13.64%) Network Security
7 6 (13.64%) VPN
8 5 (11.36%) SSL
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.27%) BGP
10 1 (2.27%) DSL
10 1 (2.27%) Internet
10 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.27%) IPsec
10 1 (2.27%) OSPF
10 1 (2.27%) SAN
10 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Network Design
2 23 (52.27%) ITIL
3 16 (36.36%) ITSM
3 16 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (6.82%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.82%) QMS
5 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (2.27%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.27%) Server Hardening
7 1 (2.27%) Storage Virtualisation
7 1 (2.27%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
3 24 (54.55%) CCNP
4 23 (52.27%) SC Cleared
5 22 (50.00%) CCSE
6 20 (45.45%) CCIE
7 19 (43.18%) CCSA
7 19 (43.18%) JNCIA
8 17 (38.64%) CCDP
8 17 (38.64%) CCIP
8 17 (38.64%) JNCIE
9 12 (27.27%) Degree
10 11 (25.00%) HP ASE
10 11 (25.00%) HP MASE
11 8 (18.18%) CCNA
12 5 (11.36%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (2.27%) CCDA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) NFS
1 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Cisco
2 27 (61.36%) CheckPoint
2 27 (61.36%) HP
3 26 (59.09%) Juniper
4 20 (45.45%) F5
4 20 (45.45%) Riverbed
5 18 (40.91%) Fortinet
6 14 (31.82%) Aruba
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.55%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.27%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.27%) Avaya
8 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.27%) Nortel
8 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds