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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 16 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.88% 0.81% -
As % of the Job Titles category 9.31% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -9.09%
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
247 342 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.37% 92.68% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 212 187
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 44 (89.80%) Cisco
2 36 (73.47%) Firewall
3 33 (67.35%) Wireless
4 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (59.18%) WAN
6 27 (55.10%) VoIP
7 26 (53.06%) LAN
7 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
7 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
8 23 (46.94%) CheckPoint
9 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (34.69%) CCNP
11 16 (32.65%) CCNA
12 13 (26.53%) Network Security
13 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
13 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto
14 10 (20.41%) IP Telephony
14 10 (20.41%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (14.29%) CCIE
15 7 (14.29%) Juniper
15 7 (14.29%) SLA
15 7 (14.29%) Fault Management
16 5 (10.20%) F5
16 5 (10.20%) VPN
17 4 (8.16%) SSL
17 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
18 3 (6.12%) WAN Optimisation
18 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
18 3 (6.12%) Network Management
18 3 (6.12%) 802.1X

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 36 (73.47%) Firewall
2 33 (67.35%) Wireless
3 29 (59.18%) WAN
4 27 (55.10%) VoIP
5 26 (53.06%) LAN
6 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (26.53%) Network Security
8 10 (20.41%) IP Telephony
8 10 (20.41%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (10.20%) VPN
10 4 (8.16%) SSL
11 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (4.08%) DHCP
12 2 (4.08%) IPsec
12 2 (4.08%) Junos
12 2 (4.08%) MRTG
12 2 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (4.08%) tcpdump
12 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Fault Management
2 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.12%) Change Control
3 3 (6.12%) Migration
3 3 (6.12%) Network Management
3 3 (6.12%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
3 17 (34.69%) CCNP
4 16 (32.65%) CCNA
5 7 (14.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (89.80%) Cisco
2 23 (46.94%) CheckPoint
3 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto
4 7 (14.29%) Juniper
5 5 (10.20%) F5
6 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.12%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.12%) Nokia
7 2 (4.08%) Avaya
7 2 (4.08%) BT
7 2 (4.08%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.08%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.08%) IronPort
7 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.04%) Acronis
8 1 (2.04%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.04%) VMware
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