Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £377 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 61 46
Rank change year-on-year -28 -15 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 89 105 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.42% 2.99% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 3.14% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 61 104
Hampshire median daily rate £377 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £253 £220 £301
90th Percentile £472 £475 £488
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £22.25 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.51% -37.76% +43.72%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £24.04
90th Percentile £47.18 £38.35 £49.73
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £20.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +117.50% -43.66% +59.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,451 3,347 3,563
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.90% 95.44% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,059 2,007 2,232
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 169 244
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +2.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.90 £47.50 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +11.79% -7.38% +7.97%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Hampshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Hampshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Hampshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Hampshire

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Engineer in Hampshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +10 28 £381 +8.93% 7
Southampton -18 10 £275 -29.03% 1
Portsmouth -22 7 £325 -18.75% 1
Fareham +5 5 £423 +12.67% 1
Hook -2 5 £400 +3.56%
Winchester -11 5 - -
Gosport - 4 £345 -
Farnborough -14 3 £431 +7.81% 1
Fleet - 3 £410 - 1
Eastleigh +5 1 - -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (75.28%) Cisco
2 47 (52.81%) Firewall
3 42 (47.19%) Security Cleared
4 41 (46.07%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (40.45%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (40.45%) SC Cleared
6 32 (35.96%) LAN
7 31 (34.83%) CCNP
8 27 (30.34%) WAN
9 25 (28.09%) OSPF
10 22 (24.72%) Juniper
10 22 (24.72%) Data Centre
11 21 (23.60%) BGP
12 17 (19.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (19.10%) MPLS
13 16 (17.98%) Network Design
13 16 (17.98%) F5
13 16 (17.98%) Network Security
13 16 (17.98%) DV Cleared
14 14 (15.73%) CCNA
15 13 (14.61%) CheckPoint
15 13 (14.61%) Windows
15 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
16 12 (13.48%) Wireless
16 12 (13.48%) VoIP
16 12 (13.48%) DNS
16 12 (13.48%) SolarWinds
16 12 (13.48%) Palo Alto
17 11 (12.36%) FortiGate
18 10 (11.24%) Migration

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.12%) IIS
1 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 47 (52.81%) Firewall
2 36 (40.45%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (35.96%) LAN
4 27 (30.34%) WAN
5 25 (28.09%) OSPF
6 21 (23.60%) BGP
7 17 (19.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (19.10%) MPLS
8 16 (17.98%) Network Security
9 12 (13.48%) DNS
9 12 (13.48%) VoIP
9 12 (13.48%) Wireless
10 9 (10.11%) EIGRP
10 9 (10.11%) IPsec
11 8 (8.99%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (7.87%) BIG-IP
12 7 (7.87%) VPN
13 6 (6.74%) Cisco Firepower
13 6 (6.74%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (5.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.25%) CGI
1 2 (2.25%) HTML
1 2 (2.25%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.49%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.49%) PKI
3 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.12%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.11%) Linux
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.37%) Unix
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Network Design
2 10 (11.24%) Change Management
2 10 (11.24%) Migration
3 8 (8.99%) ITIL
3 8 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (7.87%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.37%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.37%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.37%) Service Management
7 3 (3.37%) Time Management
7 3 (3.37%) Web Filtering
8 2 (2.25%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.25%) Network Security Management
8 2 (2.25%) Security Management
8 2 (2.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) Perl
2 3 (3.37%) Python
2 3 (3.37%) VB
3 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) Java
4 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (47.19%) Security Cleared
2 41 (46.07%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (40.45%) SC Cleared
4 31 (34.83%) CCNP
5 16 (17.98%) DV Cleared
6 14 (15.73%) CCNA
7 6 (6.74%) CCIE
8 4 (4.49%) CCSA
9 3 (3.37%) Degree
10 2 (2.25%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.25%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.25%) MCSE
10 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.12%) CCDP
11 1 (1.12%) CCENT
11 1 (1.12%) CCIE Security
11 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.12%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.12%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) GDPR
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.25%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) NDS
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.25%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.12%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (75.28%) Cisco
2 22 (24.72%) Juniper
3 16 (17.98%) F5
4 13 (14.61%) CheckPoint
5 12 (13.48%) Palo Alto
5 12 (13.48%) SolarWinds
6 9 (10.11%) VMware
7 8 (8.99%) Forcepoint
8 7 (7.87%) HP
9 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.49%) Aruba
10 4 (4.49%) McAfee
10 4 (4.49%) Nokia
10 4 (4.49%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.37%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.37%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.25%) Brocade
12 2 (2.25%) NetApp
12 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.25%) Sophos