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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 10 19 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.00% 6.92% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.45% 7.14% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 1
Median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £30.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +22.44%

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
213 252 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.67% 96.92% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 175 185
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £39.00 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017, 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 19 (73.08%) Firewall
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (65.38%) Cisco
4 15 (57.69%) VoIP
5 14 (53.85%) CCNA
6 11 (42.31%) Wireless
7 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
8 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
8 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
8 9 (34.62%) WAN
8 9 (34.62%) LAN
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (23.08%) CCNP
11 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
11 5 (19.23%) Migration
11 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
11 5 (19.23%) Network Security
11 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
12 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) Network Design
12 4 (15.38%) Project Management
12 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
12 4 (15.38%) ITIL
12 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
13 3 (11.54%) HP
13 3 (11.54%) VPN
13 3 (11.54%) Avaya
13 3 (11.54%) Juniper
13 3 (11.54%) Aruba

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 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) Firewall
2 15 (57.69%) VoIP
3 11 (42.31%) Wireless
4 9 (34.62%) LAN
4 9 (34.62%) WAN
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (19.23%) Network Security
7 3 (11.54%) VPN
8 1 (3.85%) DNS
8 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.85%) Junos
8 1 (3.85%) MRTG
8 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.85%) SAN
8 1 (3.85%) SNMP
8 1 (3.85%) SSL
8 1 (3.85%) VLAN
8 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.85%) WLAN
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Network Design
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Email Filtering
3 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Network Management
3 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (53.85%) CCNA
3 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) CCNP
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
3 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
4 3 (11.54%) Aruba
4 3 (11.54%) Avaya
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.85%) VMware