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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 95 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.50% 0.42% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.44% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 11
Median daily rate £350 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £309 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £365 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.14%
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 £28.56 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.81% +27.65%
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
1302 917 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.13% 95.52% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 553 546
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -25 15 £325 -
Durham - 6 £363 -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 24 (72.73%) Firewall
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
4 10 (30.30%) HP
5 9 (27.27%) Juniper
5 9 (27.27%) LAN
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (24.24%) Network Design
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL
8 6 (18.18%) WAN
8 6 (18.18%) VPN
8 6 (18.18%) CCNP
8 6 (18.18%) Network Security
8 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) CCSE
9 5 (15.15%) Degree
9 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
9 5 (15.15%) CCNA
9 5 (15.15%) SSL
9 5 (15.15%) Wireless
10 4 (12.12%) Migration
10 4 (12.12%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (12.12%) Change Control
11 3 (9.09%) F5
11 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
11 3 (9.09%) QMS
11 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (9.09%) DNS

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 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security
3 6 (18.18%) VPN
3 6 (18.18%) WAN
4 5 (15.15%) SSL
4 5 (15.15%) Wireless
5 3 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.09%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) DNS
5 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.06%) BGP
6 2 (6.06%) IPsec
6 2 (6.06%) OSPF
6 2 (6.06%) SNMP
6 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 1 (3.03%) DSL
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Network Design
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Change Control
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) QMS
4 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.03%) ITSM
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Server Hardening
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (3.03%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCNP
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) CCSE
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (6.06%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCDA
6 1 (3.03%) CCDP
6 1 (3.03%) CCIP
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (3.03%) CCSA
6 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.03%) HP MASE
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) NFS
1 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
2 10 (30.30%) HP
3 9 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Aruba
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya
5 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.03%) Genesys
6 1 (3.03%) NetScout
6 1 (3.03%) Nortel