Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 51 36
Rank change year-on-year -35 -15 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 93 138 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.44% 3.68% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 3.88% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 87 135
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +7.92%
10th Percentile £231 £232 £291
90th Percentile £488 £475 £442
South East median daily rate £388 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +0.65% +10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.92 £22.25 £44.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.37% -49.90% +90.70%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £32.13
90th Percentile £47.83 £38.80 £50.88
South East median hourly rate £45.25 £23.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +96.74% -30.30% +32.00%

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 3,597 3,554 4,034
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 94.82% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,085 2,125 2,611
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £249 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 252 217
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% - +43.37%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.08 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.18 £47.50 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.74% -12.50% +16.14%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +1 27 £320 +18.96% 2
Southampton -6 13 £319 -17.74%
Portsmouth -15 6 - - 4
Hook +2 5 £413 -2.94% 1
Fareham -3 3 £354 -2.41%
Winchester -9 3 £350 -8.50% 2
Gosport - 3 £345 -
Havant -6 2 - -
Eastleigh -4 1 - - 1
Farnborough -22 1 £475 +58.33%
Aldershot - 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 62 (66.67%) Cisco
2 46 (49.46%) Firewall
2 46 (49.46%) Security Cleared
3 42 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (39.78%) SC Cleared
5 31 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (30.11%) LAN
7 27 (29.03%) CCNP
8 24 (25.81%) WAN
8 24 (25.81%) Windows
9 23 (24.73%) Network Security
10 21 (22.58%) Data Centre
11 20 (21.51%) Windows Server
11 20 (21.51%) VMware
12 19 (20.43%) BGP
12 19 (20.43%) CCNA
13 18 (19.35%) MPLS
14 15 (16.13%) F5
14 15 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (15.05%) Palo Alto
15 14 (15.05%) Juniper
15 14 (15.05%) CheckPoint
15 14 (15.05%) DNS
16 13 (13.98%) OSPF
16 13 (13.98%) DV Cleared
17 12 (12.90%) CCIE
18 11 (11.83%) Cisco ISE
19 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
19 10 (10.75%) Linux

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 4 (4.30%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (49.46%) Firewall
2 31 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (30.11%) LAN
4 24 (25.81%) WAN
5 23 (24.73%) Network Security
6 19 (20.43%) BGP
7 18 (19.35%) MPLS
8 15 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (15.05%) DNS
10 13 (13.98%) OSPF
11 11 (11.83%) Cisco ISE
12 9 (9.68%) VPN
13 7 (7.53%) Wireless
14 6 (6.45%) Cisco Firepower
14 6 (6.45%) RIP
14 6 (6.45%) SAN
14 6 (6.45%) VLAN
15 5 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (5.38%) DHCP
15 5 (5.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) LDAP
1 2 (2.15%) Web Services
1 2 (2.15%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.45%) PKI
3 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) DataPower
4 2 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Windows
2 20 (21.51%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.75%) Linux
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.38%) Unix
6 3 (3.23%) Check Point GAiA
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.15%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
2 9 (9.68%) Migration
3 6 (6.45%) Network Design
3 6 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (5.38%) ITIL
4 5 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (5.38%) Network Management
5 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.30%) High Availability
5 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.30%) Time Management
5 4 (4.30%) Web Filtering
6 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.23%) Service Management
7 2 (2.15%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.15%) Network Security Management
7 2 (2.15%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.15%) Java
1 2 (2.15%) Perl
1 2 (2.15%) Python
1 2 (2.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (49.46%) Security Cleared
2 42 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (39.78%) SC Cleared
4 27 (29.03%) CCNP
5 19 (20.43%) CCNA
6 13 (13.98%) DV Cleared
7 12 (12.90%) CCIE
8 7 (7.53%) Degree
9 4 (4.30%) CCSE
10 2 (2.15%) CCSA
10 2 (2.15%) MCSE
10 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.08%) CCIE Security
11 1 (1.08%) CCIE Service Provider
11 1 (1.08%) CCSP
11 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.08%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) GDPR
1 2 (2.15%) QA
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.45%) vSphere
4 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.08%) NDS
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.30%) SCCM
2 4 (4.30%) SCOM
3 3 (3.23%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.15%) Ansible
4 2 (2.15%) Nessus
5 1 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.08%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (66.67%) Cisco
2 20 (21.51%) VMware
3 15 (16.13%) F5
4 14 (15.05%) CheckPoint
4 14 (15.05%) Juniper
4 14 (15.05%) Palo Alto
5 8 (8.60%) Brocade
5 8 (8.60%) Fortinet
5 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.60%) NetApp
5 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.53%) Sophos
7 6 (6.45%) HP
7 6 (6.45%) Infoblox
8 5 (5.38%) Citrix
9 3 (3.23%) McAfee
9 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.15%) Huawei
10 2 (2.15%) IronPort
10 2 (2.15%) Qualys