The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 85 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 0.79% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.84% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 10
Average daily rate £325 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £321 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £372 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -7.40%
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1931 1673 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.98% 94.73% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1139 897
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 59
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -1 22 £320 -6.90% 13
Halifax - 3 £375 -
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 58 (96.67%) Cisco
2 48 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (76.67%) CCNP
4 38 (63.33%) Firewall
5 30 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 28 (46.67%) LAN
7 27 (45.00%) CCNA
8 25 (41.67%) WAN
9 20 (33.33%) BGP
10 17 (28.33%) Network Security
10 17 (28.33%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (26.67%) F5
12 14 (23.33%) MPLS
12 14 (23.33%) OSPF
13 13 (21.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 13 (21.67%) DDoS Mitigation
14 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 12 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (20.00%) EIGRP
14 12 (20.00%) VPN
15 11 (18.33%) HP
15 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
15 11 (18.33%) Palo Alto
16 9 (15.00%) Internet
16 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
16 9 (15.00%) Windows
16 9 (15.00%) VMware
17 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
17 8 (13.33%) Wireless

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (63.33%) Firewall
2 30 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (46.67%) LAN
4 25 (41.67%) WAN
5 20 (33.33%) BGP
6 17 (28.33%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (28.33%) Network Security
7 14 (23.33%) MPLS
7 14 (23.33%) OSPF
8 12 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 12 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (20.00%) VPN
9 9 (15.00%) Internet
9 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
10 8 (13.33%) FCoE
10 8 (13.33%) Wireless
11 7 (11.67%) FWSM
11 7 (11.67%) HSRP
11 7 (11.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Informix
1 5 (8.33%) MySQL
1 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.33%) Hudson
1 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
1 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.00%) Games
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
4 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.00%) Electronics
5 3 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
1 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.00%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) e-Health
6 1 (1.67%) Life Science
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) NHS
6 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (11.67%) High Availability
2 7 (11.67%) Network Design
3 6 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (10.00%) ITIL
3 6 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.33%) Build Automation
6 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.33%) SIEM
6 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (10.00%) Perl
1 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.00%) Lisp
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (76.67%) CCNP
3 27 (45.00%) CCNA
4 7 (11.67%) CCIE
5 5 (8.33%) CCDP
6 3 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
6 3 (5.00%) CCSP
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.33%) CISSP
7 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.67%) CCDE
8 1 (1.67%) CCSA
8 1 (1.67%) CCSE
8 1 (1.67%) CCVP
8 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.33%) vCloud
4 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.00%) Cacti
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.00%) Graphite
2 3 (5.00%) Nagios
2 3 (5.00%) Opsview
3 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.67%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 58 (96.67%) Cisco
2 16 (26.67%) F5
3 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (18.33%) HP
3 11 (18.33%) Palo Alto
4 9 (15.00%) VMware
5 7 (11.67%) SolarWinds
6 6 (10.00%) Meraki
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.00%) Juniper
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.00%) SAP
8 2 (3.33%) Akamai
8 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas
9 1 (1.67%) Aruba
9 1 (1.67%) NetQoS
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire