The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 81 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 71 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.24% 0.93% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.00% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 14 17
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £180 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -31.61%
Network Engineer
England

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
2962 2200 2092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.65% 93.06% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 1329 1122
Average daily rate £363 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 118 140
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.99 £22.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% -36.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 28 August 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
West Yorkshire +3 36 £350 +7.69% 4
South Yorkshire +3 29 £275 -8.33% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 105 (88.98%) Cisco
2 86 (72.88%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (56.78%) CCNP
4 65 (55.08%) Firewall
5 56 (47.46%) CCNA
5 56 (47.46%) WAN
6 49 (41.53%) LAN
7 30 (25.42%) MPLS
7 30 (25.42%) Network Security
8 29 (24.58%) VPN
9 26 (22.03%) TCP/IP
10 24 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (19.49%) CheckPoint
12 21 (17.80%) F5
13 19 (16.10%) Load Balancing
14 18 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (15.25%) Internet
14 18 (15.25%) BGP
15 16 (13.56%) HP
16 15 (12.71%) DMZ
17 14 (11.86%) VoIP
17 14 (11.86%) MS Visio
18 12 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (10.17%) Wireless
19 10 (8.47%) CAD
19 10 (8.47%) OSPF
19 10 (8.47%) CCDP
19 10 (8.47%) CCIP
19 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
20 9 (7.63%) FCoE

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 14 (11.86%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 65 (55.08%) Firewall
2 56 (47.46%) WAN
3 49 (41.53%) LAN
4 30 (25.42%) MPLS
4 30 (25.42%) Network Security
5 29 (24.58%) VPN
6 26 (22.03%) TCP/IP
7 24 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (15.25%) BGP
8 18 (15.25%) Internet
8 18 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (12.71%) DMZ
10 14 (11.86%) VoIP
11 12 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (10.17%) Wireless
12 10 (8.47%) OSPF
13 9 (7.63%) Ethernet
13 9 (7.63%) FCoE
13 9 (7.63%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (6.78%) VLAN
General
1 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.39%) Finance
3 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 9 (7.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.69%) DTV
3 1 (0.85%) Clustering
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.69%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) OpenWrt
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) Load Balancing
2 10 (8.47%) CAD
3 9 (7.63%) DDoS Mitigation
4 8 (6.78%) Network Design
5 7 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (5.93%) ITIL
5 7 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.39%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.54%) Validation
8 3 (2.54%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.69%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.69%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.69%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (0.85%) Network Management
10 1 (0.85%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (0.85%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) Lisp
2 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.85%) C
2 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (72.88%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (56.78%) CCNP
3 56 (47.46%) CCNA
4 10 (8.47%) CCDP
4 10 (8.47%) CCIP
4 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.78%) CCIE
6 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) Degree
7 2 (1.69%) CCSP
7 2 (1.69%) CCDA
8 1 (0.85%) CISSP
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.85%) CWNA
8 1 (0.85%) CWSP
8 1 (0.85%) CWAP
8 1 (0.85%) CWNE
8 1 (0.85%) CCVP
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) vSphere
2 3 (2.54%) NFS
3 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) OPNET
1 4 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.54%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.85%) Opsview
4 1 (0.85%) Graphite
4 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.85%) Cacti
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 105 (88.98%) Cisco
2 23 (19.49%) CheckPoint
3 21 (17.80%) F5
4 16 (13.56%) HP
5 8 (6.78%) Brocade
6 7 (5.93%) Aruba
6 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.08%) Juniper
7 6 (5.08%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.24%) BMC
8 5 (4.24%) VMware
9 4 (3.39%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.39%) TippingPoint
10 3 (2.54%) NetApp
11 2 (1.69%) Nortel
11 2 (1.69%) BT
11 2 (1.69%) SAP
11 2 (1.69%) IBM
11 2 (1.69%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.69%) NETGEAR
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