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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 21 11 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.00% 11.79% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 12.50% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 4
Median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £24.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+17.34% -7.54%

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
229 248 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.60% 94.30% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 171 252
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 25
Median hourly rate £15.56 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £22.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 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 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) CCNA
2 15 (51.72%) VoIP
3 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) Wireless
5 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (34.48%) WAN
6 10 (34.48%) LAN
7 9 (31.03%) CCNP
7 9 (31.03%) Fortinet
8 5 (17.24%) Network Design
8 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
8 5 (17.24%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
9 4 (13.79%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) Network Security
9 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
10 3 (10.34%) Aruba
10 3 (10.34%) VPN
10 3 (10.34%) HP
11 2 (6.90%) Avaya
11 2 (6.90%) Juniper

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 (13.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) VoIP
3 13 (44.83%) Wireless
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
5 10 (34.48%) WAN
6 4 (13.79%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) DNS
8 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.45%) SAN
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CGI
1 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Migration
1 5 (17.24%) Network Design
2 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Change Control
3 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) CCNA
3 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) CCNP
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
3 9 (31.03%) Fortinet
4 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.34%) Aruba
5 3 (10.34%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (3.45%) VMware