The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 35 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.72% 1.46% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 1.60% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
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£347 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
336 188 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.55% 91.26% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 82 176
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -27.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Engineer
North East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
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Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Newcastle upon Tyne -7 9 £349 -0.36%
Network Engineer
North East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) Service Management
3 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
3 7 (63.64%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (63.64%) Network Management
3 7 (63.64%) F5
3 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (54.55%) QA
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) Network Design
5 5 (45.45%) TippingPoint
5 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) McAfee
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) SSL
5 5 (45.45%) Junos
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) SSL
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (45.45%) Junos
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) SMS
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Service Management
1 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
1 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
1 7 (63.64%) Network Management
1 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (45.45%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) TippingPoint
4 5 (45.45%) McAfee
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 4 (36.36%) 3PAR
6 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
6 3 (27.27%) Crossbeam
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Splunk