Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 15 December 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 87 130
Rank change year-on-year +17 +43 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 19 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.98% 0.54% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.57% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 13
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 - £325
10th Percentile £233 - £266
90th Percentile £382 - £398
North East median daily rate £325 £435 £338
% change year-on-year -25.29% +28.89% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £19.50 - £18.00
10th Percentile £18.75 - £17.00
90th Percentile £20.25 - £19.00
North East median hourly rate £19.50 - £18.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 916 881 2,062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 94.83% 92.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 622 1,471
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £403 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +9.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 97
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -41.51% +32.50%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.40 £10.28
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.33 £29.50
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £17.49 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.49% -22.27% +26.62%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 15 £325 - 4
Sunderland +3 3 - -
Gateshead - 1 £360 - 2
Network Engineer
North East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 12 (63.16%) F5
4 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (57.89%) Network Security
4 11 (57.89%) LAN
4 11 (57.89%) Juniper
4 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
5 10 (52.63%) McAfee
5 10 (52.63%) ITIL
6 9 (47.37%) HP
6 9 (47.37%) Service Management
7 8 (42.11%) Cryptography
7 8 (42.11%) Network Load Balancing
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (42.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (31.58%) Decision-Making
9 5 (26.32%) Proactive Management
9 5 (26.32%) Escalation Management
9 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Network Management
9 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
10 4 (21.05%) CCNP
10 4 (21.05%) OSPF
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 15 (78.95%) WAN
3 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (57.89%) LAN
3 11 (57.89%) Network Security
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (42.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (21.05%) OSPF
5 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) DHCP
7 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Service Management
3 8 (42.11%) Cryptography
3 8 (42.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (31.58%) Decision-Making
5 5 (26.32%) Escalation Management
5 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
5 5 (26.32%) Network Management
5 5 (26.32%) Proactive Management
6 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.79%) Time Management
8 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Network Design
9 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
9 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
9 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) CISA
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
1 3 (15.79%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) F5
3 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
3 11 (57.89%) Juniper
4 10 (52.63%) McAfee
5 9 (47.37%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
7 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
7 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
8 2 (10.53%) Remedy
9 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
9 1 (5.26%) Meraki
9 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL