The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 47 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.73% - 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% - 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -18.46%
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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
371 313 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.60% 93.43% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 226 99
Average daily rate £375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £172 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 35
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +65.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.56 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Websense
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Websense
1 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos