The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 94 89 99
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 8 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.59% 1.09% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.13% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 7
Median daily rate £450 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.36% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1320 1862 1720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.28% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1268 1075
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 87
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -2 6 £500 +42.85% 5
Halifax 0 1 £265 -29.33%
Bradford - 1 - - 2
Network Engineer
Yorkshire

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 28 (65.12%) Firewall
3 24 (55.81%) F5
4 23 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (46.51%) CCNP
5 20 (46.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
6 15 (34.88%) VPN
7 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (30.23%) CCNA
8 13 (30.23%) CCIE
9 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
9 12 (27.91%) Palo Alto
10 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
10 11 (25.58%) WAN
10 11 (25.58%) IPsec
11 10 (23.26%) LAN
11 10 (23.26%) ITIL
11 10 (23.26%) VLAN
12 9 (20.93%) Juniper
12 9 (20.93%) Wireless
13 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
14 6 (13.95%) High Availability
14 6 (13.95%) OSPF
14 6 (13.95%) BGP
14 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.95%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (11.63%) Samsung
15 5 (11.63%) SQL
15 5 (11.63%) SQL Server

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) Firewall
2 20 (46.51%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (34.88%) VPN
4 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (25.58%) IPsec
5 11 (25.58%) WAN
6 10 (23.26%) LAN
6 10 (23.26%) VLAN
7 9 (20.93%) Wireless
8 6 (13.95%) BGP
8 6 (13.95%) OSPF
9 5 (11.63%) Network Security
10 4 (9.30%) EIGRP
10 4 (9.30%) MPLS
10 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (9.30%) WLAN
11 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (4.65%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Law
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) CatOS
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.95%) High Availability
4 5 (11.63%) Change Control
4 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) Network Design
6 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.65%) Security Management
8 1 (2.33%) Network Management
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Perl
2 2 (4.65%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (46.51%) CCNP
3 13 (30.23%) CCIE
3 13 (30.23%) CCNA
4 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
5 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) CCDA
6 5 (11.63%) CCSE
6 5 (11.63%) CCSP
6 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (11.63%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.65%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) F5
3 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
4 12 (27.91%) Palo Alto
5 9 (20.93%) Juniper
6 6 (13.95%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) Aruba
7 5 (11.63%) Samsung
8 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
8 4 (9.30%) VMware
9 3 (6.98%) Nortel
10 2 (4.65%) Nokia
10 2 (4.65%) SAP
10 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
11 1 (2.33%) CyberArk
11 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
11 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.33%) Ubiquiti