The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 74 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.87% 1.02% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.07% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
Median daily rate £375 £323 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £208 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

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
1382 1876 1656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.64% 95.23% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1234 1131
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Leeds +15 16 £375 +20.96% 3
Halifax +7 1 £265 -29.33%
Wakefield - 1 - -
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (88.06%) Cisco
2 43 (64.18%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (53.73%) CCNP
4 32 (47.76%) Firewall
4 32 (47.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 30 (44.78%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (40.30%) F5
7 19 (28.36%) CCNA
8 17 (25.37%) BGP
9 16 (23.88%) OSPF
9 16 (23.88%) VPN
9 16 (23.88%) WAN
10 15 (22.39%) Wireless
10 15 (22.39%) Load Balancing
10 15 (22.39%) EIGRP
10 15 (22.39%) CheckPoint
11 14 (20.90%) LAN
11 14 (20.90%) WLAN
11 14 (20.90%) CCIE
12 12 (17.91%) ITIL
12 12 (17.91%) VLAN
12 12 (17.91%) IPsec
13 10 (14.93%) Network Design
13 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
13 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.93%) Juniper
13 10 (14.93%) Palo Alto
14 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
14 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
14 9 (13.43%) SQL

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Akamai
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.76%) Cisco Nexus
1 32 (47.76%) Firewall
2 30 (44.78%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (25.37%) BGP
4 16 (23.88%) OSPF
4 16 (23.88%) VPN
4 16 (23.88%) WAN
5 15 (22.39%) EIGRP
5 15 (22.39%) Wireless
6 14 (20.90%) LAN
6 14 (20.90%) WLAN
7 12 (17.91%) IPsec
7 12 (17.91%) VLAN
8 7 (10.45%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (10.45%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (10.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (10.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (8.96%) MPLS
9 6 (8.96%) NetScaler
9 6 (8.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (2.99%) Retail
1 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) DataPower
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.49%) IVR
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Load Balancing
2 12 (17.91%) ITIL
3 10 (14.93%) Network Design
4 6 (8.96%) High Availability
5 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.97%) Change Control
6 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Change Management
7 3 (4.48%) Migration
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.99%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.49%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.49%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.49%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.49%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Perl
2 2 (2.99%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (64.18%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (53.73%) CCNP
3 19 (28.36%) CCNA
4 14 (20.90%) CCIE
5 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
6 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (10.45%) CCDA
8 5 (7.46%) CCSE
8 5 (7.46%) CCSP
8 5 (7.46%) JNCIP
9 4 (5.97%) CCDP
9 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.99%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.49%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) vCloud
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (4.48%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.99%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (2.99%) OPNET
2 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 59 (88.06%) Cisco
2 27 (40.30%) F5
3 15 (22.39%) CheckPoint
4 10 (14.93%) Juniper
4 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.93%) Palo Alto
5 6 (8.96%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (8.96%) HP
5 6 (8.96%) VMware
6 5 (7.46%) Aruba
6 5 (7.46%) Avaya
6 5 (7.46%) Samsung
6 5 (7.46%) TippingPoint
7 4 (5.97%) Brocade
7 4 (5.97%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.97%) Motorola
8 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.48%) Genesys
8 3 (4.48%) Nortel
8 3 (4.48%) SonicWALL