Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 January 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 89 88
Rank change year-on-year -55 -1 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 40 116 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.91% 2.36% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.46% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 62 87
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £200 £284 £183
90th Percentile £465 £486 £400
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.05% +43.33% -58.90%
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.84% +13.33% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,252 4,720 5,761
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.13% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,806 3,039 3,772
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £542 £538 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 211 298
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.80% -0.61% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.98 £9.50 £9.12
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

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 19 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 January 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
West Yorkshire -39 23 £338 -6.25% 18
South Yorkshire -4 10 £310 -4.62% 2
East Yorkshire -2 3 £450 - 1
North Yorkshire -12 2 £338 -10.00% 4
Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 34 (85.00%) Cisco
2 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (57.50%) Firewall
4 19 (47.50%) CCNP
5 17 (42.50%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (37.50%) CCNA
7 13 (32.50%) F5
8 12 (30.00%) LAN
9 11 (27.50%) WAN
9 11 (27.50%) Network Security
10 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
10 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (15.00%) ITIL
12 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
12 5 (12.50%) VMware
12 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (10.00%) DNS
13 4 (10.00%) OSPF
13 4 (10.00%) BGP
13 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (7.50%) VMware NSX
14 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
14 3 (7.50%) Wireless
14 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
14 3 (7.50%) Finance
14 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
14 3 (7.50%) Security Management
14 3 (7.50%) McAfee
14 3 (7.50%) Internet

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 17 (42.50%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (30.00%) LAN
4 11 (27.50%) Network Security
4 11 (27.50%) WAN
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (10.00%) BGP
6 4 (10.00%) DNS
6 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (10.00%) OSPF
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (7.50%) DHCP
7 3 (7.50%) Internet
7 3 (7.50%) Wireless
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (5.00%) Intelligent Network
8 2 (5.00%) MPLS
8 2 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) BYOD
2 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Debian
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Network Management
3 3 (7.50%) Security Management
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (2.50%) Change Control
5 1 (2.50%) Coaching
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.50%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Perl
1 3 (7.50%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (47.50%) CCNP
3 15 (37.50%) CCNA
4 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) CCDA
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) CCSE
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware NSX
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.50%) pfSense
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.50%) Ionix
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) F5
3 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.50%) CA
5 3 (7.50%) Intel
5 3 (7.50%) Juniper
5 3 (7.50%) McAfee
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Splunk
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.50%) Arista
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.50%) Motorola
7 1 (2.50%) Nokia