The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 63 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.43% 1.41% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.52% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
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£302 £374 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% +6.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -31.61%
Network Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
747 396 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.03% 92.96% 89.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 257 79
Average daily rate £425 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £20.25 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 11 £302 -24.50% 2
Sunderland - 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
North East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 20 (90.91%) LAN
2 19 (86.36%) WAN
3 17 (77.27%) Firewall
4 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 12 (54.55%) HP
5 12 (54.55%) Juniper
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco
6 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (45.45%) F5
7 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) TippingPoint
8 9 (40.91%) Network Security
8 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
9 8 (36.36%) VPN
10 7 (31.82%) Ethernet
11 6 (27.27%) CCNA
11 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (27.27%) Network Design
11 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
11 6 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (22.73%) HP Helion
12 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
12 5 (22.73%) Junos
12 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (22.73%) VLAN
12 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
12 5 (22.73%) McAfee
12 5 (22.73%) CCNP
12 5 (22.73%) SAN
12 5 (22.73%) DWDM

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) LAN
2 19 (86.36%) WAN
3 17 (77.27%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) Network Security
5 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 7 (31.82%) Ethernet
7 6 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (22.73%) Junos
8 5 (22.73%) VLAN
8 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 5 (22.73%) DWDM
9 4 (18.18%) Internet
10 3 (13.64%) Wireless
10 3 (13.64%) BGP
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (9.09%) NetScreen
11 2 (9.09%) IPsec
11 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
3 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 6 (27.27%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Server Building
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) BCP
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (22.73%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 2 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) HP
1 12 (54.55%) Juniper
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) F5
4 9 (40.91%) TippingPoint
4 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
5 5 (22.73%) McAfee
5 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
6 4 (18.18%) Crossbeam
6 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 4 (18.18%) Riverbed
6 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
7 2 (9.09%) Aruba
7 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 2 (9.09%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
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