Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 17 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 142 88
Rank change year-on-year +53 -54 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.76% 0.86% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.95% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 10
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +2.36% -8.63%
10th Percentile £343 £272 £257
90th Percentile £432 £389 £388
North East median daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +13.85% - -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% -
North East median hourly rate - £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -14.29% -

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 863 2218 1424
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.21% 90.94% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 1583 920
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £244
90th Percentile £550 £513 £576
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 106 83
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.29 £27.00 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.96% +39.53% +23.52%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.28 £11.69
90th Percentile £47.08 £33.87 £36.85
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -34.00% +55.93% +5.69%

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 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 17 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +51 5 £400 +14.29%
Sunderland +1 2 - -
Network Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
4 3 (42.86%) Aruba
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
5 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) VRRP
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Runbook
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE Security
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP
4 1 (14.29%) CCSA
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Aruba
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam