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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 84 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 34 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.64% 1.12% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.20% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 10
Average daily rate
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£258 £350 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £295 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £37.50 £24.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
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
1907 1587 1908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.04% 93.52% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 929 1016
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 131 189
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014. 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
Farnborough - 6 £295 - 2
Southampton -12 4 £328 -6.42% 2
Basingstoke - 3 - - 4
Portsmouth -6 1 £165 -
Andover - 1 £375 -
Romsey - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 65 (86.67%) Cisco
2 47 (62.67%) Security Cleared
3 42 (56.00%) SC Cleared
4 36 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (42.67%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (40.00%) Firewall
6 30 (40.00%) LAN
7 28 (37.33%) Network Security
8 26 (34.67%) Juniper
8 26 (34.67%) CCNP
9 22 (29.33%) CCNA
9 22 (29.33%) CheckPoint
10 21 (28.00%) WAN
11 19 (25.33%) HP
12 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
13 16 (21.33%) OSPF
13 16 (21.33%) Brocade
14 15 (20.00%) Network Design
15 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
16 11 (14.67%) VLAN
16 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
16 11 (14.67%) MPLS
17 10 (13.33%) Service Management
17 10 (13.33%) Ethernet
17 10 (13.33%) Windows
17 10 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
18 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
18 9 (12.00%) VPN

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.67%) Cisco ASA
2 30 (40.00%) LAN
2 30 (40.00%) Firewall
3 28 (37.33%) Network Security
4 21 (28.00%) WAN
5 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
6 16 (21.33%) OSPF
7 11 (14.67%) MPLS
7 11 (14.67%) VLAN
8 10 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (13.33%) Ethernet
9 9 (12.00%) VPN
10 8 (10.67%) SAN
10 8 (10.67%) Internet
10 8 (10.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (8.00%) IPv6
12 5 (6.67%) BGP
12 5 (6.67%) EIGRP
12 5 (6.67%) Wireless
13 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) Statistics
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.33%) NHS
2 1 (1.33%) AVVID
2 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (12.00%) UNIX
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Network Design
2 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
3 10 (13.33%) Service Management
4 8 (10.67%) Time Management
4 8 (10.67%) Network Management
4 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.67%) Line Management
7 2 (2.67%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.33%) SIEM
8 1 (1.33%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.33%) CRM
8 1 (1.33%) ERP
8 1 (1.33%) Migration
8 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) C
2 6 (8.00%) Perl
2 6 (8.00%) PHP
3 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (62.67%) Security Cleared
2 42 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 36 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (34.67%) CCNP
5 22 (29.33%) CCNA
6 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (9.33%) CCIE
8 6 (8.00%) CCSE
8 6 (8.00%) CCSA
8 6 (8.00%) Degree
9 3 (4.00%) CCSP
10 1 (1.33%) HND
10 1 (1.33%) MCSA
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.33%) CCVP
10 1 (1.33%) CCDP
10 1 (1.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
2 6 (8.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (12.00%) vSphere
1 9 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 65 (86.67%) Cisco
2 26 (34.67%) Juniper
3 22 (29.33%) CheckPoint
4 19 (25.33%) HP
5 16 (21.33%) Brocade
6 8 (10.67%) McAfee
6 8 (10.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 8 (10.67%) 3PAR
7 5 (6.67%) F5
8 4 (5.33%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.67%) Nokia
10 2 (2.67%) Websense
11 1 (1.33%) BT
11 1 (1.33%) VMware
11 1 (1.33%) TippingPoint
11 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.33%) Citrix
11 1 (1.33%) BMC
11 1 (1.33%) Remedy
Farnborough, Hampshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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