Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 52 59
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.71% 1.14% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.19% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £225 £288 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +59.72% -48.57%
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £295
% change year-on-year +8.42% +1.61% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - £22.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £57.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +202.63% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 546 503 501
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 95.63% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 308 274
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £214 £131 £126
90th Percentile £536 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 40
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +13.13% -38.13%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £9.93
90th Percentile £43.63 £37.10 £34.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Leicestershire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Leicestershire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Leicestershire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 2 £275 - 1
Network Engineer
East Midlands

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

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

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds