The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 76 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 52 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.36% 2.29% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.41% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 36
Median daily rate £375 £295 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £180 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +26.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2119 2692 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.36% 95.02% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1714 1553
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 115 119
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.75 £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 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire +18 27 £375 +15.38% 4
South Yorkshire -11 17 £400 +42.85%
North Yorkshire +12 7 £375 +29.31%
East Yorkshire +3 2 - -
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (91.23%) Cisco
2 67 (58.77%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (57.02%) Firewall
4 58 (50.88%) CCNP
5 53 (46.49%) Cisco ASA
6 52 (45.61%) F5
7 43 (37.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (32.46%) CCNA
9 36 (31.58%) CheckPoint
10 24 (21.05%) WAN
11 23 (20.18%) BGP
12 21 (18.42%) LAN
12 21 (18.42%) Wireless
13 20 (17.54%) CCIE
14 19 (16.67%) ITIL
15 18 (15.79%) EIGRP
15 18 (15.79%) OSPF
15 18 (15.79%) Load Balancing
16 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
16 17 (14.91%) WLAN
17 16 (14.04%) VPN
18 14 (12.28%) IPsec
18 14 (12.28%) Network Design
19 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
19 13 (11.40%) HP
19 13 (11.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
20 12 (10.53%) VLAN
20 12 (10.53%) Active Directory
21 11 (9.65%) Telecoms

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (1.75%) IIS
1 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.51%) Akamai
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (57.02%) Firewall
2 53 (46.49%) Cisco ASA
3 43 (37.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (21.05%) WAN
5 23 (20.18%) BGP
6 21 (18.42%) LAN
6 21 (18.42%) Wireless
7 18 (15.79%) EIGRP
7 18 (15.79%) OSPF
8 17 (14.91%) WLAN
9 16 (14.04%) VPN
10 14 (12.28%) IPsec
11 13 (11.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (10.53%) VLAN
13 10 (8.77%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (8.77%) NetScaler
14 8 (7.02%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (7.02%) Network Security
15 7 (6.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) Velocity
2 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) DataPower
5 1 (0.88%) IVR
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.88%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) ITIL
2 18 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 14 (12.28%) Network Design
4 11 (9.65%) Migration
5 7 (6.14%) High Availability
6 5 (4.39%) Change Control
6 5 (4.39%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.39%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (4.39%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.51%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.51%) Service Management
8 3 (2.63%) Change Management
8 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.63%) Network Management
9 2 (1.75%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.75%) Quality Management
10 1 (0.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (0.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (1.75%) Perl
2 2 (1.75%) Python
2 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (58.77%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (50.88%) CCNP
3 37 (32.46%) CCNA
4 20 (17.54%) CCIE
5 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.02%) CCSE
8 7 (6.14%) CCDA
9 5 (4.39%) CCDP
9 5 (4.39%) CCSP
9 5 (4.39%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.63%) CCSA
11 3 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.75%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.88%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (1.75%) vCloud
5 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (3.51%) OpenView
2 3 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.75%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.75%) OPNET
3 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.88%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 104 (91.23%) Cisco
2 52 (45.61%) F5
3 36 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 13 (11.40%) HP
4 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.65%) Brocade
5 11 (9.65%) Palo Alto
6 10 (8.77%) VMware
7 9 (7.89%) Juniper
8 8 (7.02%) Blue Coat
9 7 (6.14%) Riverbed
10 6 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
11 5 (4.39%) Aruba
11 5 (4.39%) Avaya
11 5 (4.39%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.39%) Samsung
11 5 (4.39%) Sourcefire
11 5 (4.39%) TippingPoint
12 4 (3.51%) Citrix
12 4 (3.51%) Motorola