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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 32 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.92% 1.91% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 2.06% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -31.61%
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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
370 339 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.61% 92.37% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 255 211
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +96.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 20 (90.91%) Cisco
1 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) WAN
3 16 (72.73%) Wireless
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (63.64%) LAN
5 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
5 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
6 13 (59.09%) VoIP
6 13 (59.09%) CCNA
7 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (36.36%) Network Security
10 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
10 7 (31.82%) IP Telephony
10 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (31.82%) Fault Management
10 7 (31.82%) SLA
11 5 (22.73%) Juniper
12 4 (18.18%) SSL
12 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 4 (18.18%) VPN
12 4 (18.18%) IPsec
12 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
12 4 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
12 4 (18.18%) F5
13 3 (13.64%) Change Control
13 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (13.64%) tcpdump
13 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) WAN
3 16 (72.73%) Wireless
4 14 (63.64%) LAN
5 13 (59.09%) VoIP
6 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (36.36%) Network Security
8 7 (31.82%) IP Telephony
8 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) IPsec
9 4 (18.18%) SSL
10 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
10 3 (13.64%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (13.64%) tcpdump
11 2 (9.09%) DHCP
12 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
12 1 (4.55%) WLAN
12 1 (4.55%) DNS
12 1 (4.55%) VLAN
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Fault Management
2 4 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Change Control
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) F5
5 3 (13.64%) Nokia
5 3 (13.64%) Websense
5 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
5 3 (13.64%) IronPort
6 1 (4.55%) Acronis
6 1 (4.55%) 3Com
6 1 (4.55%) Lumension
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