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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 94 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.24% 0.55% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.57% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Median daily rate £325 £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £365 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.56 £30.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-4.81% +23.71%
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
1117 696 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.62% 95.60% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 438 413
Median daily rate £380 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 18
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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
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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 -32 12 £338 -0.73%
Sunderland 0 3 £275 -15.38%
Network Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (25.00%) CCNP
4 6 (25.00%) Network Security
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
5 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 5 (20.83%) Juniper
6 4 (16.67%) CCNA
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) Network Design
7 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (12.50%) Wireless
7 3 (12.50%) Change Control
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.50%) QMS
8 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
8 2 (8.33%) Aruba
8 2 (8.33%) FortiGate

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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) IPsec
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.17%) FTP
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) SMTP
7 1 (4.17%) SNMP
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Network Design
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) QMS
2 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) CCIE
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) CCDA
6 1 (4.17%) CCDP
6 1 (4.17%) CCIP
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (4.17%) CCSA
6 1 (4.17%) CCSE
6 1 (4.17%) HP ASE
6 1 (4.17%) HP MASE
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
1 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Aruba
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Genesys
6 1 (4.17%) NetScout
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds