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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 60 71 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.74% 0.14% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 0.15% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 7
Median daily rate £345 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 - £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 - £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -19.81%

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
701 663 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.90% 94.71% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 436 236
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £14.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -1.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.22 £21.00 £33.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 19 £353 -
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
Network Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (88.57%) Cisco
2 29 (82.86%) Firewall
3 25 (71.43%) HP
3 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (65.71%) CCNP
4 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
5 22 (62.86%) CheckPoint
6 21 (60.00%) Juniper
6 21 (60.00%) WAN
6 21 (60.00%) SC Cleared
6 21 (60.00%) Wireless
7 20 (57.14%) Riverbed
7 20 (57.14%) LAN
7 20 (57.14%) CCIE
7 20 (57.14%) F5
8 19 (54.29%) ITIL
8 19 (54.29%) JNCIA
8 19 (54.29%) CCSA
9 18 (51.43%) Fortinet
9 18 (51.43%) FortiGate
10 17 (48.57%) JNCIE
10 17 (48.57%) CCDP
10 17 (48.57%) CCSE
10 17 (48.57%) Network Design
10 17 (48.57%) CCIP
11 16 (45.71%) ITSM
11 16 (45.71%) Service Management
12 14 (40.00%) BIG-IP
12 14 (40.00%) Aruba
13 11 (31.43%) HP ASE

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 29 (82.86%) Firewall
2 21 (60.00%) WAN
2 21 (60.00%) Wireless
3 20 (57.14%) LAN
4 14 (40.00%) BIG-IP
5 6 (17.14%) Network Security
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) DNS
7 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.86%) FTP
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.86%) IPsec
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) SMTP
7 1 (2.86%) SNMP
7 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 17 (48.57%) Network Design
3 16 (45.71%) ITSM
3 16 (45.71%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (8.57%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) QMS
5 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Server Hardening
7 1 (2.86%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (65.71%) CCNP
2 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
3 21 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (57.14%) CCIE
5 19 (54.29%) CCSA
5 19 (54.29%) JNCIA
6 17 (48.57%) CCDP
6 17 (48.57%) CCIP
6 17 (48.57%) CCSE
6 17 (48.57%) JNCIE
7 11 (31.43%) HP ASE
7 11 (31.43%) HP MASE
8 8 (22.86%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) CCNA
10 1 (2.86%) CCDA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) NFS
1 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) Cisco
2 25 (71.43%) HP
3 22 (62.86%) CheckPoint
4 21 (60.00%) Juniper
5 20 (57.14%) F5
5 20 (57.14%) Riverbed
6 18 (51.43%) Fortinet
7 14 (40.00%) Aruba
8 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat