The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 90 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.47% 1.67% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.74% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £350 £347 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £342 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £395 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +65.00%
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
1088 575 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.82% 95.83% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 342 293
Median daily rate £325 £360 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £540 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 65 13
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 18 £350 +0.72%
Network Engineer
North East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) CCNP
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) LAN
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) WLAN
7 4 (19.05%) Juniper
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) F5
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
8 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (14.29%) CCNA
8 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 2 (9.52%) HP
9 2 (9.52%) NHS
9 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) VPN
9 2 (9.52%) CCIE
9 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
9 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 1 (4.76%) Aruba

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
3 7 (33.33%) Wireless
4 5 (23.81%) WLAN
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) BGP
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (4.76%) MPLS
8 1 (4.76%) OSPF
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) QMS
3 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) CCNP
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) TippingPoint