The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 72 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 45 29 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.02% 1.43% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.58% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 26
Average daily rate
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£315 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £216 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £18.03 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+91.34% -34.43%
Network Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2044 1833 1668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.58% 90.25% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1073 999
Average daily rate £377 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 113 170
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -6 8 £333 +121.66% 1
Hook 0 7 £347 +38.97%
Basingstoke -3 3 £400 +52.38% 2
Portsmouth -4 2 £185 -19.56% 2
Andover - 2 £200 - 1
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 43 (64.18%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (58.21%) Cisco
3 38 (56.72%) LAN
4 34 (50.75%) CCNA
5 30 (44.78%) CCNP
5 30 (44.78%) WAN
6 28 (41.79%) Firewall
7 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
8 18 (26.87%) ITIL
9 17 (25.37%) SC Cleared
10 15 (22.39%) Network Security
11 14 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
12 13 (19.40%) Network Design
12 13 (19.40%) Windows
13 11 (16.42%) F5
14 10 (14.93%) ITIL V3
14 10 (14.93%) SLA
14 10 (14.93%) OSPF
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.93%) Juniper
14 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
15 9 (13.43%) VLAN
15 9 (13.43%) QA
15 9 (13.43%) Network+ Certification
15 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
15 9 (13.43%) Wireless
15 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
15 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (13.43%) A+ Certification

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (4.48%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 38 (56.72%) LAN
2 30 (44.78%) WAN
3 28 (41.79%) Firewall
4 15 (22.39%) Network Security
5 14 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
6 10 (14.93%) OSPF
7 9 (13.43%) VLAN
7 9 (13.43%) Wireless
8 8 (11.94%) VoIP
8 8 (11.94%) EIGRP
9 7 (10.45%) MPLS
9 7 (10.45%) VPN
10 6 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.96%) SSL
10 6 (8.96%) BGP
11 5 (7.46%) Ethernet
11 5 (7.46%) ATM
11 5 (7.46%) BIG-IP
12 4 (5.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.99%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) JSON
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) CGI
2 1 (1.49%) Ajax
2 1 (1.49%) RESTful
2 1 (1.49%) HTML5
2 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.49%) Laravel
2 1 (1.49%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.99%) Statistics
2 2 (2.99%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) PKI
3 1 (1.49%) Handset
3 1 (1.49%) AVVID
3 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) UNIX
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.49%) CentOS
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Network Design
3 10 (14.93%) ITIL V3
3 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
4 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.45%) Network Management
6 6 (8.96%) Service Management
7 4 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.48%) Information Security
8 3 (4.48%) Time Management
8 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.99%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.99%) Digital Forensics
9 2 (2.99%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (2.99%) Requirements Management
9 2 (2.99%) CRM
9 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.49%) Project Management
10 1 (1.49%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) C
1 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.49%) Perl
2 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (64.18%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (50.75%) CCNA
3 30 (44.78%) CCNP
4 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
5 17 (25.37%) SC Cleared
6 9 (13.43%) Network+ Certification
6 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (13.43%) A+ Certification
6 9 (13.43%) MCSA
7 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
8 5 (7.46%) HND
8 5 (7.46%) Degree
9 3 (4.48%) CCIE
10 1 (1.49%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
2 9 (13.43%) QA
3 4 (5.97%) JSP 440
3 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (4.48%) vSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Squid
2 2 (2.99%) Snort
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
3 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.99%) Netcool
4 1 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.49%) Nmap
4 1 (1.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 39 (58.21%) Cisco
2 11 (16.42%) F5
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) Juniper
4 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
4 9 (13.43%) McAfee
5 7 (10.45%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.99%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.99%) BT
7 2 (2.99%) VMware
7 2 (2.99%) Nokia
7 2 (2.99%) Websense
8 1 (1.49%) Sophos
8 1 (1.49%) Remedy
8 1 (1.49%) Avaya
8 1 (1.49%) Mitel
8 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.49%) Riverbed
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