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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 11 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.16% 3.34% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.64% 3.45% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 2
Median daily rate £388 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +36.36%
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
220 319 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.49% 96.96% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 222 241
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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
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 29 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 58 (93.55%) Firewall
3 50 (80.65%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (77.42%) LAN
4 48 (77.42%) SC Cleared
4 48 (77.42%) Security Cleared
5 47 (75.81%) WAN
5 47 (75.81%) Wireless
6 39 (62.90%) VoIP
7 38 (61.29%) CCNP
7 38 (61.29%) Network Security
8 35 (56.45%) Palo Alto
9 34 (54.84%) CCNA
10 33 (53.23%) CheckPoint
11 29 (46.77%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (35.48%) FortiGate
13 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
14 17 (27.42%) IP Telephony
15 15 (24.19%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (20.97%) AlgoSec
16 13 (20.97%) Tufin
17 9 (14.52%) Fault Management
17 9 (14.52%) SLA
18 6 (9.68%) Fortinet
19 3 (4.84%) MPLS
19 3 (4.84%) ITIL
19 3 (4.84%) VPN
20 2 (3.23%) DNS
20 2 (3.23%) CGI
20 2 (3.23%) SSL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 58 (93.55%) Firewall
2 48 (77.42%) LAN
3 47 (75.81%) WAN
3 47 (75.81%) Wireless
4 39 (62.90%) VoIP
5 38 (61.29%) Network Security
6 29 (46.77%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (27.42%) IP Telephony
8 15 (24.19%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.84%) MPLS
9 3 (4.84%) VPN
10 2 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (3.23%) DNS
10 2 (3.23%) SSL
11 1 (1.61%) BGP
11 1 (1.61%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.61%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (1.61%) Multicast
11 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.61%) OSPF
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) CGI
2 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Fault Management
2 3 (4.84%) ITIL
3 2 (3.23%) Change Control
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL V3
3 2 (3.23%) Network Design
4 1 (1.61%) Email Filtering
4 1 (1.61%) ITSM
4 1 (1.61%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.61%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 50 (80.65%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (77.42%) SC Cleared
2 48 (77.42%) Security Cleared
3 38 (61.29%) CCNP
4 34 (54.84%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (35.48%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (56.45%) Palo Alto
3 33 (53.23%) CheckPoint
4 13 (20.97%) AlgoSec
4 13 (20.97%) Tufin
5 6 (9.68%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Juniper
6 2 (3.23%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) Extreme Networks