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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / North East
Rank 66 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 28 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.93% 0.45% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 0.47% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 8
Median daily rate £348 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £335 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +26.31%

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
899 846 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.14% 94.31% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 507 408
Median daily rate £370 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 31
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.58 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 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
Tyne and Wear -1 22 £340 -2.85% 1
Durham - 6 £363 -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 32 (80.00%) Firewall
3 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (57.50%) CheckPoint
5 22 (55.00%) Juniper
5 22 (55.00%) LAN
6 21 (52.50%) HP
6 21 (52.50%) CCNP
6 21 (52.50%) Network Design
7 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 19 (47.50%) Wireless
8 19 (47.50%) WAN
9 18 (45.00%) CCSE
9 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
10 17 (42.50%) ITIL
11 16 (40.00%) CCIE
11 16 (40.00%) Riverbed
11 16 (40.00%) F5
12 15 (37.50%) JNCIA
12 15 (37.50%) CCSA
13 14 (35.00%) Fortinet
13 14 (35.00%) FortiGate
14 13 (32.50%) Aruba
14 13 (32.50%) JNCIE
14 13 (32.50%) BIG-IP
14 13 (32.50%) CCDP
14 13 (32.50%) CCIP
15 12 (30.00%) ITSM
15 12 (30.00%) Service Management
16 11 (27.50%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) LAN
3 19 (47.50%) WAN
3 19 (47.50%) Wireless
4 13 (32.50%) BIG-IP
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (15.00%) Network Security
6 6 (15.00%) VPN
7 5 (12.50%) SSL
8 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.50%) BGP
10 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (2.50%) Internet
10 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.50%) IPsec
10 1 (2.50%) OSPF
10 1 (2.50%) SAN
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Network Design
2 17 (42.50%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) ITSM
3 12 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Change Control
4 3 (7.50%) QMS
4 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.50%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (2.50%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (52.50%) CCNP
3 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (45.00%) CCSE
4 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (40.00%) CCIE
6 15 (37.50%) CCSA
6 15 (37.50%) JNCIA
7 13 (32.50%) CCDP
7 13 (32.50%) CCIP
7 13 (32.50%) JNCIE
8 11 (27.50%) Degree
9 10 (25.00%) HP ASE
9 10 (25.00%) HP MASE
10 8 (20.00%) CCNA
11 5 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (2.50%) CCDA
12 1 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.50%) NFS
1 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 23 (57.50%) CheckPoint
3 22 (55.00%) Juniper
4 21 (52.50%) HP
5 16 (40.00%) F5
5 16 (40.00%) Riverbed
6 14 (35.00%) Fortinet
7 13 (32.50%) Aruba
8 2 (5.00%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.50%) Genesys
9 1 (2.50%) Nortel
9 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
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