The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 18 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.24% 2.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -7.40%
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
126 98 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.03% 98.00% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 60 49
Average daily rate £325 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Network Design
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 1 (9.09%) L2TP
7 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) BGP
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) HSRP
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) L2TP
4 1 (9.09%) Multicast
4 1 (9.09%) RIP
4 1 (9.09%) VPLS
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Design
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) HNC
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed