The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 14 8 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 22 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.77% 10.41% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.27% 10.61% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 0
Median daily rate £388 £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.98% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £25.50 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.15% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +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 Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
266 311 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.99% 98.11% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 206 186
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 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 Southampton region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (85.11%) Firewall
2 39 (82.98%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (80.85%) Cisco
4 32 (68.09%) Wireless
5 31 (65.96%) Security Cleared
6 30 (63.83%) SC Cleared
6 30 (63.83%) LAN
6 30 (63.83%) VoIP
6 30 (63.83%) WAN
7 27 (57.45%) CCNP
8 26 (55.32%) Network Security
8 26 (55.32%) Palo Alto
9 25 (53.19%) CCNA
10 22 (46.81%) CheckPoint
11 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (23.40%) FortiGate
12 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
13 9 (19.15%) Fault Management
13 9 (19.15%) IP Telephony
13 9 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (19.15%) SLA
14 6 (12.77%) Network Design
15 5 (10.64%) Fortinet
15 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
15 5 (10.64%) Migration
16 4 (8.51%) Project Management
16 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
16 4 (8.51%) ITIL
16 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
16 4 (8.51%) Degree

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (85.11%) Firewall
2 32 (68.09%) Wireless
3 30 (63.83%) LAN
3 30 (63.83%) VoIP
3 30 (63.83%) WAN
4 26 (55.32%) Network Security
5 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (19.15%) IP Telephony
6 9 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) DNS
8 1 (2.13%) Junos
8 1 (2.13%) MRTG
8 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.13%) SAN
8 1 (2.13%) SNMP
8 1 (2.13%) SSL
8 1 (2.13%) VLAN
8 1 (2.13%) WLAN
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Fault Management
2 6 (12.77%) Network Design
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.13%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.13%) Network Management
5 1 (2.13%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 39 (82.98%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (65.96%) Security Cleared
3 30 (63.83%) SC Cleared
4 27 (57.45%) CCNP
5 25 (53.19%) CCNA
6 4 (8.51%) Degree
7 2 (4.26%) CCDP
8 1 (2.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) Cisco
2 26 (55.32%) Palo Alto
3 22 (46.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.64%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.38%) AlgoSec
5 3 (6.38%) Aruba
5 3 (6.38%) Avaya
5 3 (6.38%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
5 3 (6.38%) Tufin
6 2 (4.26%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.13%) VMware