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 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 107 67 43
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.99% 1.40% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.49% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Median daily rate £288 £317 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £253 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £381 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +36.36%
Network Engineer
England

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
1353 873 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.42% 94.17% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 531 288
Median daily rate £330 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 35
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £24.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 July 2016.

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 July 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
Tyne and Wear -49 9 £300 -5.36% 1
Durham - 5 £275 -
Teesside - 1 £120 -
Network Engineer
England

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

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

1 19 (55.88%) Cisco
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (52.94%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) CCNP
4 14 (41.18%) LAN
5 8 (23.53%) WAN
6 7 (20.59%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) Wireless
6 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
7 6 (17.65%) CCNA
8 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (14.71%) WLAN
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (14.71%) F5
9 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) Juniper
9 4 (11.76%) Network Security
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
10 3 (8.82%) VLAN
10 3 (8.82%) DHCP
10 3 (8.82%) VPN
10 3 (8.82%) DNS
10 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (8.82%) Change Control
10 3 (8.82%) FortiGate
11 2 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
11 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 14 (41.18%) LAN
3 8 (23.53%) WAN
4 7 (20.59%) Wireless
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (14.71%) WLAN
6 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (11.76%) Network Security
7 3 (8.82%) DHCP
7 3 (8.82%) DNS
7 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (8.82%) VLAN
7 3 (8.82%) VPN
8 2 (5.88%) BGP
8 2 (5.88%) IPv6
8 2 (5.88%) MPLS
8 2 (5.88%) OSPF
8 2 (5.88%) SNMP
8 2 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) QMS
5 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (44.12%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (2.94%) CCDP
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.94%) OpenView
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
2 7 (20.59%) HP
3 5 (14.71%) F5
4 4 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.94%) NetScout
6 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.94%) TippingPoint