The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 37 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.37% 4.50% 5.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 4.84% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 16
Median daily rate £400 £280 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £180 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
493 496 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.62% 93.06% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 326 202
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 23
Median hourly rate £17.75 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Sheffield -6 13 £425 +50.44%
Doncaster +1 1 £275 +52.77%
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 16 (53.33%) F5
4 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (36.67%) CCNA
7 10 (33.33%) CCNP
8 9 (30.00%) Migration
9 8 (26.67%) Brocade
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
11 5 (16.67%) LAN
11 5 (16.67%) WAN
11 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
11 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (13.33%) MS Office
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.33%) VMware
12 4 (13.33%) Wireless
12 4 (13.33%) Network Design
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
13 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (10.00%) OpenView
13 3 (10.00%) HP
13 3 (10.00%) BGP
13 3 (10.00%) Ethernet

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (13.33%) Wireless
6 3 (10.00%) BGP
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (10.00%) FCoE
6 3 (10.00%) NX-OS
6 3 (10.00%) WLAN
7 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (3.33%) FWSM
8 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Velocity
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) High Availability
3 2 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Facilities Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNA
3 10 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) OpenView
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) F5
3 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (26.67%) Brocade
5 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 3 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) Meraki
9 1 (3.33%) Acme Packet
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.33%) SevOne
9 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.33%) Splunk