The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 26 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.58% 0.79% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.83% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +26.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
181 241 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 95.26% 95.63% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 137 102
Average daily rate £365 £400 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.62% +71.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £13.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £29.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 10 (66.67%) Juniper
2 10 (66.67%) MPLS
3 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (53.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 8 (53.33%) Brocade
5 7 (46.67%) UNIX
6 6 (40.00%) C
6 6 (40.00%) Perl
6 6 (40.00%) PHP
6 6 (40.00%) IPv6
6 6 (40.00%) Internet
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Network Design
9 3 (20.00%) CCNP
10 2 (13.33%) CCIE
10 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (13.33%) WAN
10 2 (13.33%) ISDN
10 2 (13.33%) VoIP
11 1 (6.67%) WLAN
11 1 (6.67%) LAN
11 1 (6.67%) ATM
11 1 (6.67%) DHCP
11 1 (6.67%) SNMP
11 1 (6.67%) DNS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 10 (66.67%) MPLS
2 6 (40.00%) IPv6
2 6 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) ISDN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) ATM
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) 2G
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) 3G
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C
1 6 (40.00%) Perl
1 6 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) CCIE
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Juniper
3 8 (53.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 8 (53.33%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Sonus