Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £305 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 62 48
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 9 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.63% 1.09% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.14% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 15
South Yorkshire median daily rate £305 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.61% +26.15% +16.07%
10th Percentile £262 £275 £208
90th Percentile £406 £443 £423
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £351
% change year-on-year -7.14% -0.14% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £23.08 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £24.54 £32.25
% change year-on-year -29.05% -23.91% +108.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 831 792 1,135
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 96.23% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 455 753
South Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +6.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £231 £195 £250
90th Percentile £540 £587 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 54
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.77% +9.28% +16.63%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.99 £9.65
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.98 £34.99
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +3.70%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in South Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in South Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in South Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in South Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Sheffield +3 8 £279 -0.89% 5
Doncaster +1 5 £288 -31.95%
Rotherham - 3 £365 - 1
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (52.17%) CCNA
4 11 (47.83%) WAN
5 10 (43.48%) LAN
5 10 (43.48%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
6 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
6 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (34.78%) CCNP
7 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
7 7 (30.43%) Network Security
8 6 (26.09%) Juniper
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
9 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 4 (17.39%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
10 4 (17.39%) F5
10 4 (17.39%) 802.1X
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (13.04%) Aruba
11 3 (13.04%) MPLS
11 3 (13.04%) VPN
11 3 (13.04%) DNS
11 3 (13.04%) DHCP
11 3 (13.04%) Wireless
12 2 (8.70%) IPsec
12 2 (8.70%) Telecoms

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 7 (30.43%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) MPLS
5 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.70%) FCoE
6 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (8.70%) FTP
6 2 (8.70%) H.323
6 2 (8.70%) HTTP
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 2 (8.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DTS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCNA
3 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCSE
4 1 (4.35%) CCSP
4 1 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (17.39%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Aruba
6 2 (8.70%) Meraki
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.35%) VMware