The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 111 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 52 57 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 1.53% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.61% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 15
Median daily rate £310 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +65.00%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3735 3531 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.51% 94.72% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 1991 1560
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 211 194
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Manchester -21 19 £285 -0.86% 6
Cheshire +1 17 £315 -16.00%
Lancashire +10 9 £250 - 1
Merseyside -12 6 £300 -4.00% 1
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 66 (73.33%) Cisco
2 58 (64.44%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (62.22%) Firewall
4 44 (48.89%) CCNP
5 38 (42.22%) CCNA
6 32 (35.56%) LAN
7 29 (32.22%) WAN
7 29 (32.22%) Juniper
8 23 (25.56%) DNS
9 22 (24.44%) Wireless
9 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
10 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
10 21 (23.33%) VPN
11 20 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (21.11%) Network Security
12 19 (21.11%) DHCP
13 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
13 17 (18.89%) BGP
14 16 (17.78%) Load Balancing
15 15 (16.67%) Data Centre
16 14 (15.56%) VoIP
16 14 (15.56%) ITIL
17 13 (14.44%) OSPF
18 12 (13.33%) CheckPoint
18 12 (13.33%) SSL
18 12 (13.33%) Palo Alto
19 11 (12.22%) Cisco Nexus
19 11 (12.22%) Network Monitoring
19 11 (12.22%) SSH
19 11 (12.22%) Fortinet

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 56 (62.22%) Firewall
2 32 (35.56%) LAN
3 29 (32.22%) WAN
4 23 (25.56%) DNS
5 22 (24.44%) Wireless
6 21 (23.33%) VPN
7 20 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (21.11%) DHCP
8 19 (21.11%) Network Security
9 17 (18.89%) BGP
9 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
10 14 (15.56%) VoIP
11 13 (14.44%) OSPF
12 12 (13.33%) SSL
13 11 (12.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (12.22%) SSH
14 9 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (7.78%) Internet
15 7 (7.78%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (7.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.11%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) WAP
2 3 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (3.33%) Statistics
3 2 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Informatics
4 1 (1.11%) IVR
4 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Unix
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) Load Balancing
2 14 (15.56%) ITIL
3 11 (12.22%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (7.78%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.67%) Migration
5 6 (6.67%) Network Design
6 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.56%) Service Management
7 4 (4.44%) Change Control
7 4 (4.44%) Network Management
8 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.33%) Information Security
8 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.33%) Web Filtering
9 2 (2.22%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) Perl
1 2 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (64.44%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (48.89%) CCNP
3 38 (42.22%) CCNA
4 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
5 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.89%) CCIE
7 3 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.22%) CCDP
9 1 (1.11%) CCENT
9 1 (1.11%) CCSA
9 1 (1.11%) CCSP
9 1 (1.11%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.22%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 66 (73.33%) Cisco
2 29 (32.22%) Juniper
3 12 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 12 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 11 (12.22%) Fortinet
5 10 (11.11%) F5
6 9 (10.00%) Aruba
7 8 (8.89%) HP
8 5 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.56%) VMware
9 3 (3.33%) Citrix
9 3 (3.33%) Meraki
9 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.22%) Nokia
11 1 (1.11%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.11%) Nortel
11 1 (1.11%) Novell
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