The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 97 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 40 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.63% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 7
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£313 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -14.51%
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
2922 2523 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.88% 92.32% 91.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1672 1303 1241
Average daily rate £350 £350 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 176 184
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.77 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £40.00 £42.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +18 20 £313 -14.38% 5
Manchester +11 17 £300 -29.41% 8
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 57 (77.03%) Cisco
2 42 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (36.49%) CCNP
4 26 (35.14%) LAN
5 24 (32.43%) Firewall
6 22 (29.73%) CCNA
7 21 (28.38%) WAN
8 20 (27.03%) CheckPoint
9 15 (20.27%) Juniper
10 14 (18.92%) Wireless
11 12 (16.22%) VLAN
11 12 (16.22%) VPN
11 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (14.86%) Network Security
12 11 (14.86%) DHCP
12 11 (14.86%) Windows
13 9 (12.16%) SSL
13 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.16%) MPLS
13 9 (12.16%) Information Security
13 9 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
14 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
14 8 (10.81%) Local Government
14 8 (10.81%) Citrix
14 8 (10.81%) ITIL
14 8 (10.81%) IIS
15 7 (9.46%) Apache
15 7 (9.46%) Network Design
16 6 (8.11%) IBM Notes

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.81%) IIS
2 7 (9.46%) Apache
3 6 (8.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.14%) LAN
2 24 (32.43%) Firewall
3 21 (28.38%) WAN
4 14 (18.92%) Wireless
5 12 (16.22%) VLAN
5 12 (16.22%) VPN
5 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (14.86%) Network Security
6 11 (14.86%) DHCP
7 9 (12.16%) SSL
7 9 (12.16%) MPLS
7 9 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (8.11%) EIGRP
9 5 (6.76%) DNS
9 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
9 5 (6.76%) VoIP
9 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.41%) TACACS
11 3 (4.05%) OSPF
11 3 (4.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.81%) Local Government
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Life Science
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) MPEG
3 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.35%) CMDB
3 1 (1.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.35%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Solaris
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Information Security
2 8 (10.81%) ITIL
3 7 (9.46%) Network Design
4 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.76%) Network Management
5 3 (4.05%) Migration
5 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.70%) Change Control
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Security
7 1 (1.35%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.35%) Change Management
7 1 (1.35%) Project Management
7 1 (1.35%) B2B
7 1 (1.35%) CRM
7 1 (1.35%) QMS
7 1 (1.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (36.49%) CCNP
3 22 (29.73%) CCNA
4 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.76%) CISSP
7 3 (4.05%) CEH
7 3 (4.05%) GCIA
7 3 (4.05%) GCIH
8 2 (2.70%) ISACA
8 2 (2.70%) CISMP
8 2 (2.70%) CCIE
8 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.35%) CITP
9 1 (1.35%) Degree
9 1 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
1 1 (1.35%) SCOM
1 1 (1.35%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 57 (77.03%) Cisco
2 20 (27.03%) CheckPoint
3 15 (20.27%) Juniper
4 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.81%) Citrix
6 6 (8.11%) Clearswift
6 6 (8.11%) Lotus
7 5 (6.76%) Nortel
7 5 (6.76%) Avaya
7 5 (6.76%) F5
8 4 (5.41%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.41%) WatchGuard
8 4 (5.41%) HP
8 4 (5.41%) Websense
9 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.70%) Opsware
10 2 (2.70%) Aruba
10 2 (2.70%) Meraki
10 2 (2.70%) VMware
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