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 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 83 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 41 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.54% 0.88% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.94% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 12
Average daily rate
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£305 £273 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.05 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% +15.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.64 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -31.03%
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
2461 2129 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.73% 93.87% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1228 1078
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £175
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 128 121 154
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
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 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 19 December 2014.

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 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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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 23 £325 +32.65% 10
South Yorkshire +11 16 £255 -18.40%
North Yorkshire -9 2 £425 +88.88% 5
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 57 (90.48%) Cisco
2 41 (65.08%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (52.38%) CCNP
4 27 (42.86%) Firewall
4 27 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (34.92%) BGP
5 22 (34.92%) EIGRP
6 21 (33.33%) Network Design
7 19 (30.16%) HP
8 18 (28.57%) WAN
9 16 (25.40%) CCNA
9 16 (25.40%) CCDP
9 16 (25.40%) TippingPoint
10 15 (23.81%) WLAN
10 15 (23.81%) LAN
10 15 (23.81%) BMC
11 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (19.05%) F5
12 12 (19.05%) DNS
13 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
13 11 (17.46%) MPLS
13 11 (17.46%) Load Balancing
14 9 (14.29%) Retail
14 9 (14.29%) Lisp
15 8 (12.70%) OSPF
15 8 (12.70%) DMZ
15 8 (12.70%) ITIL
15 8 (12.70%) VMware
15 8 (12.70%) Wireless
15 8 (12.70%) Blue Coat

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) Firewall
1 27 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (34.92%) BGP
2 22 (34.92%) EIGRP
3 18 (28.57%) WAN
4 15 (23.81%) WLAN
4 15 (23.81%) LAN
5 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (19.05%) DNS
7 11 (17.46%) MPLS
8 8 (12.70%) OSPF
8 8 (12.70%) DMZ
8 8 (12.70%) Wireless
9 7 (11.11%) VPN
10 6 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (9.52%) DMVPN
10 6 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (7.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (7.94%) Network Security
11 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (14.29%) Retail
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) e-Health
2 2 (3.17%) FMCG
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) CESG
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Network Design
2 11 (17.46%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.70%) ITIL
4 5 (7.94%) Network Management
5 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.76%) Logistics
6 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.17%) BCP
7 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.17%) Security Management
7 2 (3.17%) Change Management
7 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) Lisp
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (65.08%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (52.38%) CCNP
3 16 (25.40%) CCNA
3 16 (25.40%) CCDP
4 3 (4.76%) CCSE
4 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.17%) VCAP
5 2 (3.17%) VCP5
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.17%) CISSP
5 2 (3.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) MCSA
5 2 (3.17%) CCDA
5 2 (3.17%) CCSA
6 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.59%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.59%) CCVP
6 1 (1.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) OPNET
2 5 (7.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 57 (90.48%) Cisco
2 19 (30.16%) HP
3 16 (25.40%) TippingPoint
4 15 (23.81%) BMC
5 12 (19.05%) F5
6 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
7 8 (12.70%) VMware
7 8 (12.70%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.94%) Motorola
9 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.35%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.76%) Cramer
10 3 (4.76%) CA
10 3 (4.76%) Juniper
10 3 (4.76%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.76%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.17%) BT
12 1 (1.59%) Dell
12 1 (1.59%) Symantec
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