The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Engineer
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.44% 4.17% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 4.45% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Median daily rate £320 £232 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -42.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £206 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £346 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -23.61% +5.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 388 292 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 95.80% 93.59% 89.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 132 119
Median daily rate £356 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Basingstoke

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Engineer in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Basingstoke

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Basingstoke

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Basingstoke

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Basingstoke region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (41.18%) Juniper
5 12 (35.29%) CCNA
5 12 (35.29%) LAN
5 12 (35.29%) BGP
5 12 (35.29%) OSPF
5 12 (35.29%) Firewall
6 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 9 (26.47%) VLAN
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.59%) Junos
9 7 (20.59%) F5
9 7 (20.59%) MPLS
9 7 (20.59%) Migration
9 7 (20.59%) WAN
10 6 (17.65%) CCNP
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (17.65%) JNCIA
10 6 (17.65%) JNCIS
10 6 (17.65%) Network Design
11 5 (14.71%) Network Security
11 5 (14.71%) Network Management
11 5 (14.71%) IPsec
11 5 (14.71%) VPN

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) BGP
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
1 12 (35.29%) LAN
1 12 (35.29%) OSPF
2 9 (26.47%) VLAN
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (20.59%) Junos
4 7 (20.59%) MPLS
4 7 (20.59%) WAN
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.71%) IPsec
6 5 (14.71%) Network Security
6 5 (14.71%) VPN
7 4 (11.76%) LTE
7 4 (11.76%) VoIP
8 3 (8.82%) DNS
8 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.82%) Internet
8 3 (8.82%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) GDB
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) CESG
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) e-Health
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) Network Design
3 5 (14.71%) Network Management
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) High Availability
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) SIEM
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (35.29%) CCNA
4 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) CCNP
6 6 (17.65%) JNCIA
6 6 (17.65%) JNCIS
7 3 (8.82%) Degree
8 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.94%) CCIE
9 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
9 1 (2.94%) MCSE
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.94%) Netcool
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) Juniper
3 7 (20.59%) F5
4 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) Brocade
5 4 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.82%) Infoblox
6 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.88%) Arista
7 2 (5.88%) BT
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Motorola
7 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) 3Com
8 1 (2.94%) Aruba
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
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