Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 98 113
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.97% 2.15% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.23% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 45
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £300 £281
90th Percentile £549 £554 £420
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £351 £325
% change year-on-year -0.14% +7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.00 - £16.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.54 £32.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +108.06% -57.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2904 3499 4250
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.34% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 2280 2869
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £253 £258
90th Percentile £545 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 100 182
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.47 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £30.65 £24.66 £33.58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Engineer in West Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leeds -32 19 £390 +8.33% 8
Halifax +17 5 £200 -52.94%
Bradford +14 2 - -
Wakefield -4 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (65.52%) Firewall
4 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (51.72%) CCNP
6 13 (44.83%) F5
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (31.03%) WAN
8 8 (27.59%) LAN
8 8 (27.59%) Network Security
9 7 (24.14%) VMware NSX
9 7 (24.14%) CCNA
9 7 (24.14%) VMware
10 6 (20.69%) BGP
10 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
11 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
11 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
11 5 (17.24%) CCIE
11 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
12 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
12 4 (13.79%) Electronics
12 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
12 4 (13.79%) Finance
12 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
12 4 (13.79%) Migration
12 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.79%) SAP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (31.03%) WAN
5 8 (27.59%) LAN
5 8 (27.59%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) BGP
7 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
7 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (10.34%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (6.90%) Intelligent Network
9 2 (6.90%) OSPF
9 2 (6.90%) VPN
9 2 (6.90%) Wireless
10 1 (3.45%) SMS
10 1 (3.45%) VLAN
10 1 (3.45%) VoIP
10 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.79%) Electronics
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
3 3 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
3 3 (10.34%) Security Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) Python
1 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) CCNP
3 7 (24.14%) CCNA
4 5 (17.24%) CCIE
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCDA
6 1 (3.45%) CCSE
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware NSX
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) F5
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) Intel
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
6 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.45%) 3Com
7 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk