Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 101 116
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 56 115 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.33% 1.98% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.05% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 67 66
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £205
90th Percentile £525 £430 £416
England median daily rate £375 £365 £330
% change year-on-year +2.74% +10.61% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £17.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.82% -29.50% -
10th Percentile £16.10 £14.21 £22.50
90th Percentile £27.20 £21.14 £27.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year -12.73% -7.56% +16.67%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4089 5616 5597
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.01% 96.58% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2616 3768 3651
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £556 £500
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 171 252
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.34 £8.50 £8.64
90th Percentile £29.00 £33.75 £37.45
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Yorkshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
West Yorkshire -6 31 £430 +19.44% 5
South Yorkshire -13 12 £410 +37.24%
North Yorkshire +10 9 £243 -30.71%
East Yorkshire -5 1 - -
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (80.36%) Cisco
2 33 (58.93%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (51.79%) Firewall
4 26 (46.43%) F5
5 19 (33.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (32.14%) CCNP
7 16 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 15 (26.79%) WAN
8 15 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 11 (19.64%) CCNA
11 10 (17.86%) CCIE
11 10 (17.86%) LAN
11 10 (17.86%) BGP
12 9 (16.07%) EIGRP
12 9 (16.07%) Wireless
12 9 (16.07%) Migration
12 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
12 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
12 9 (16.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (14.29%) Network Security
13 8 (14.29%) Fortinet
13 8 (14.29%) VMware
13 8 (14.29%) VoIP
13 8 (14.29%) HP
13 8 (14.29%) VPN
14 7 (12.50%) ITIL
14 7 (12.50%) Load Balancing
15 6 (10.71%) vSphere
15 6 (10.71%) Marketing

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) Firewall
2 19 (33.93%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (26.79%) WAN
4 10 (17.86%) BGP
4 10 (17.86%) LAN
5 9 (16.07%) EIGRP
5 9 (16.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (16.07%) Wireless
6 8 (14.29%) Network Security
6 8 (14.29%) VoIP
6 8 (14.29%) VPN
7 6 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (8.93%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (7.14%) DHCP
9 4 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (7.14%) VLAN
9 4 (7.14%) WLAN
10 3 (5.36%) BIG-IP
10 3 (5.36%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.71%) Electronics
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
1 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
1 6 (10.71%) Marketing
1 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) DataPower
3 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Debian
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) CatOS
3 1 (1.79%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (10.71%) Network Design
3 6 (10.71%) Programme Management
4 4 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.57%) Change Control
5 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.57%) Security Management
6 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Network Management
6 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.14%) CCNP
3 11 (19.64%) CCNA
4 10 (17.86%) CCIE
5 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
5 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.79%) CCDA
8 1 (1.79%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) vSphere
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.79%) OPNET
3 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Cisco
2 26 (46.43%) F5
3 16 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 8 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 8 (14.29%) HP
4 8 (14.29%) VMware
5 6 (10.71%) Blue Coat
5 6 (10.71%) SAP
6 5 (8.93%) Infoblox
6 5 (8.93%) Juniper
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.14%) Aruba
7 4 (7.14%) Motorola
7 4 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.36%) Brocade
8 3 (5.36%) BT
8 3 (5.36%) Red Box
8 3 (5.36%) TippingPoint
8 3 (5.36%) WatchGuard
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
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