The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Engineer
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 78 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.29% 1.81% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.89% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 12
Median daily rate £430 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £314
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -23.61% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1068 1431 1432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.43% 96.04% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 1017 1030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Leeds

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Leeds

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Leeds

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Leeds

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Leeds region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) CCNP
4 10 (50.00%) F5
5 8 (40.00%) BGP
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
6 7 (35.00%) Migration
7 6 (30.00%) CCIE
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (25.00%) SAP
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (25.00%) Electronics
8 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (25.00%) Marketing
8 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
8 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 5 (25.00%) vSphere
8 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
9 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) BGP
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) DWDM
6 3 (15.00%) MPLS
6 3 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (15.00%) VLAN
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
8 1 (5.00%) IOS XR
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) DataPower
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CatOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Network Design
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CCIE
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCDA
5 1 (5.00%) CCVP
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (5.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.00%) BT
5 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Nokia
6 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.00%) BMC
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Motorola
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) TippingPoint
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 9 days ago