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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 79 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 42 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.99% 2.03% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.18% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 12
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£388 £264 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £206 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £359 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 16
Average hourly rate £22.83 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.17 - £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.57 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+50.56% -34.55%
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
1962 1930 1636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.16% 93.33% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1112 895
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 118 172
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +1 11 £381 +17.30% 1
Basingstoke -6 6 £400 +60.00% 1
Winchester -8 5 £415 +43.10%
Hook -10 2 £349 +23.47%
Havant - 2 - -
Farnborough - 1 £325 -
Andover - 1 - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (62.03%) Cisco
2 46 (58.23%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (53.16%) LAN
3 42 (53.16%) Firewall
4 37 (46.84%) CCNA
5 36 (45.57%) WAN
6 27 (34.18%) Security Cleared
7 26 (32.91%) CCNP
8 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
9 21 (26.58%) ITIL
10 20 (25.32%) Network Security
10 20 (25.32%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (25.32%) Wireless
11 19 (24.05%) Network Design
11 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
11 19 (24.05%) Data Centre
12 16 (20.25%) SLA
12 16 (20.25%) OSPF
12 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
13 15 (18.99%) SSL
14 13 (16.46%) Juniper
14 13 (16.46%) McAfee
14 13 (16.46%) EIGRP
14 13 (16.46%) IPsec
15 12 (15.19%) Finance
15 12 (15.19%) Windows
16 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
16 10 (12.66%) Ethernet
16 10 (12.66%) BGP
16 10 (12.66%) ITIL V3

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.80%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (53.16%) LAN
1 42 (53.16%) Firewall
2 36 (45.57%) WAN
3 20 (25.32%) Wireless
3 20 (25.32%) Network Security
3 20 (25.32%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
5 16 (20.25%) OSPF
6 15 (18.99%) SSL
7 13 (16.46%) EIGRP
7 13 (16.46%) IPsec
8 10 (12.66%) BGP
8 10 (12.66%) Ethernet
9 9 (11.39%) VPN
10 8 (10.13%) VoIP
10 8 (10.13%) SNMP
10 8 (10.13%) MPLS
11 7 (8.86%) IP Telephony
11 7 (8.86%) VLAN
12 6 (7.59%) ICMP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) StarTeam
1 2 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.06%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Statistics
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Network Design
3 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
3 10 (12.66%) ITIL V3
4 7 (8.86%) Network Management
4 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.59%) Service Management
5 6 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.33%) Change Management
6 5 (6.33%) Fault Management
7 3 (3.80%) Time Management
7 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.80%) Information Security
7 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.80%) Change Control
7 3 (3.80%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) C
2 3 (3.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (58.23%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (46.84%) CCNA
3 27 (34.18%) Security Cleared
4 26 (32.91%) CCNP
5 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
6 9 (11.39%) MCSA
6 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (11.39%) A+ Certification
6 9 (11.39%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (7.59%) Degree
7 6 (7.59%) HND
8 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.06%) CCDE
10 1 (1.27%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.25%) SLA
2 9 (11.39%) QA
3 5 (6.33%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.80%) vSphere
1 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.53%) Netcool
4 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) Cisco
2 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
3 13 (16.46%) McAfee
3 13 (16.46%) Juniper
4 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.39%) F5
5 7 (8.86%) HP
5 7 (8.86%) Nokia
6 4 (5.06%) Websense
7 3 (3.80%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.80%) Remedy
8 2 (2.53%) NetScout
8 2 (2.53%) IronPort
8 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.53%) Imperva
8 2 (2.53%) BT
8 2 (2.53%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.27%) Splunk
9 1 (1.27%) 3Com
9 1 (1.27%) VMware