The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £269 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 17 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 6.32% 3.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 3.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Median daily rate £269 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.36% -8.33%  

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 233 264 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 92.09% 94.29% 98.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 134 87
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.26% +10.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Basingstoke

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) VLAN
5 8 (47.06%) Juniper
6 7 (41.18%) OSPF
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (35.29%) Junos
8 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) JNCIA
8 5 (29.41%) JNCIS
8 5 (29.41%) BGP
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
9 4 (23.53%) Migration
9 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
10 3 (17.65%) SIEM
10 3 (17.65%) Network Security
10 3 (17.65%) CCNP
11 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 2 (11.76%) HP
11 2 (11.76%) IPv6
11 2 (11.76%) ADSL
11 2 (11.76%) ISDN
11 2 (11.76%) RSVP
11 2 (11.76%) Internet

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) VLAN
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) OSPF
3 6 (35.29%) Junos
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) ADSL
7 2 (11.76%) HSRP
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) IPv6
7 2 (11.76%) ISDN
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) RSVP
7 2 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) VPLS
8 1 (5.88%) RFID
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) JNCIA
4 5 (29.41%) JNCIS
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 1 (5.88%) CCIE
7 1 (5.88%) MCSE
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) BT
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Aruba
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) NetScout
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia
5 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy