Period
to 8 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 53 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.09% 2.59% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.73% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 5
South Yorkshire median daily rate £263 £296 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% -27.74% +26.15%
10th Percentile £219 £259 £263
90th Percentile £378 £409 £443
Yorkshire median daily rate £310 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -8.15% -3.57% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 - £23.08
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 £17.41 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.98% -56.48% +105.13%

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 677 843 823
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.83% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 563 471
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.12%
10th Percentile £240 £240 £213
90th Percentile £563 £550 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 21
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £9.54 £9.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £18.90 £29.75 £39.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.81 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.08% +6.81%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +2 5 £300 +7.62% 4
Doncaster +5 4 £263 -8.70%
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
3 10 (66.67%) WAN
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (40.00%) Juniper
6 6 (40.00%) CCNA
6 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (33.33%) CCNP
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) F5
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (20.00%) SLA
9 3 (20.00%) VoIP
9 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (20.00%) Migration
10 2 (13.33%) BT
10 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (13.33%) Network Design
10 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
10 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (13.33%) Incident Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) VXLAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) CESG
2 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) FreeBSD
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) BT
5 2 (13.33%) Ekahau
5 2 (13.33%) IronPort
5 2 (13.33%) Meraki
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet