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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 85 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.23% 0.63% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.68% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 8
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£325 £245 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £368 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.64 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -31.03%
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
1736 1477 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.88% 93.54% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 882 787
Average daily rate £373 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 55 93
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.95 £8.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 +7 19 £325 +44.44% 10
Bradford -6 3 £330 +5.60%
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (91.43%) Cisco
2 27 (77.14%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (65.71%) CCNP
5 17 (48.57%) Network Design
6 16 (45.71%) TippingPoint
6 16 (45.71%) CCDP
7 15 (42.86%) HP
7 15 (42.86%) WLAN
7 15 (42.86%) BMC
8 13 (37.14%) BGP
8 13 (37.14%) CCNA
9 12 (34.29%) EIGRP
9 12 (34.29%) Firewall
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (25.71%) F5
11 9 (25.71%) Retail
11 9 (25.71%) Lisp
11 9 (25.71%) WAN
11 9 (25.71%) LAN
12 8 (22.86%) DMZ
13 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
13 7 (20.00%) OPNET
14 6 (17.14%) VMware
14 6 (17.14%) ITIL
14 6 (17.14%) VPN
14 6 (17.14%) DMVPN
15 5 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (14.29%) Network Security
15 5 (14.29%) Motorola

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (42.86%) WLAN
3 13 (37.14%) BGP
4 12 (34.29%) EIGRP
4 12 (34.29%) Firewall
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (25.71%) WAN
6 9 (25.71%) LAN
7 8 (22.86%) DMZ
8 6 (17.14%) VPN
8 6 (17.14%) DMVPN
9 5 (14.29%) Network Security
10 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (8.57%) DNS
11 3 (8.57%) SSL
11 3 (8.57%) OSPF
11 3 (8.57%) Wireless
12 2 (5.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (25.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Network Design
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (5.71%) BCP
4 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Logistics
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.86%) SIEM
5 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Security
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Lisp
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (65.71%) CCNP
3 16 (45.71%) CCDP
4 13 (37.14%) CCNA
5 2 (5.71%) CCSA
5 2 (5.71%) CCDA
5 2 (5.71%) CISSP
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
5 2 (5.71%) MCSA
5 2 (5.71%) VCP5
5 2 (5.71%) VCAP
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.71%) CCSE
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) OPNET
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco
2 16 (45.71%) TippingPoint
3 15 (42.86%) HP
3 15 (42.86%) BMC
4 9 (25.71%) F5
5 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (17.14%) VMware
7 5 (14.29%) Motorola
8 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.86%) Juniper
10 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.86%) Symantec
10 1 (2.86%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £175 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago