Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 49
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 31 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.62% 1.55% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.84% 1.68% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Basingstoke median daily rate £350 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -0.64% +20.00%
10th Percentile £255 £254 £247
90th Percentile £403 £473 £431
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate £32.00 - £9.50
10th Percentile £31.50 - £9.25
90th Percentile £32.50 - £9.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.25 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -34.56% +30.77% -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies in Basingstoke with a recognized job title 641 357 477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 92.01% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 184 293
Basingstoke median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £193
90th Percentile £529 £475 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 37
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £19.44 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.06% +23.40% -3.08%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.05
90th Percentile £40.38 £27.50 £24.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 22 (70.97%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
3 15 (48.39%) DV Cleared
3 15 (48.39%) WAN
3 15 (48.39%) Juniper
3 15 (48.39%) Migration
4 13 (41.94%) OSPF
4 13 (41.94%) BGP
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
5 7 (22.58%) LTE
5 7 (22.58%) VLAN
6 6 (19.35%) Linux
6 6 (19.35%) Firewall
7 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
7 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
7 5 (16.13%) Brocade
7 5 (16.13%) F5
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) GDB
8 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
8 4 (12.90%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) Motorola
8 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
9 3 (9.68%) Unix
9 3 (9.68%) Windows
9 3 (9.68%) CCNA
9 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) LAN
2 15 (48.39%) WAN
3 13 (41.94%) BGP
3 13 (41.94%) OSPF
4 7 (22.58%) LTE
4 7 (22.58%) VLAN
5 6 (19.35%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 2 (6.45%) 4G
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.45%) IPsec
7 2 (6.45%) Junos
7 2 (6.45%) MVNO
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) NGN
7 2 (6.45%) SCTP
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
7 2 (6.45%) VPN
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) GDB
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (12.90%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (9.68%) High Availability
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design
3 3 (9.68%) Network Management
3 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Test Management
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.23%) Python
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (48.39%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Juniper
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) Brocade
3 5 (16.13%) F5
3 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
4 4 (12.90%) Motorola
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Arista
6 1 (3.23%) Meraki
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) VMware