The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Portsmouth region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 16 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.72% 6.87% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 7.20% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £369 £268 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -51.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.70 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.65%
Network Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
128 125 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.52% 95.42% 97.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 88
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +20.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £42.70 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Portsmouth region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Portsmouth region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP
7 4 (26.67%) OSPF
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) BGP
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) Remedy
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) CCNA
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) CCIE
8 3 (20.00%) MPLS
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) Nokia

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) IOS XR
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) NX-OS
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) IPsec
7 1 (6.67%) L2TP
7 1 (6.67%) RIP
7 1 (6.67%) SNMP
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) SUSE
2 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) ITSM
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
1 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Presales
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDP
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
5 1 (6.67%) HND
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) F5
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Remedy
7 2 (13.33%) Nokia
7 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (6.67%) Acronis
8 1 (6.67%) BMC
8 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
8 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 1 (6.67%) SAP
8 1 (6.67%) Symantec