Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +62
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 123 138 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.51% 3.79% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 4.11% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 103 102
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.23% +20.37%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £170
90th Percentile £488 £488 £443
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.50 £23.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.82% -13.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £40.75 £14.58 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.25 £25.50 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £25.50 £29.19
% change year-on-year -39.22% -12.63% +53.62%

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 3,292 3,361 3,915
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 92.34% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,965 2,088 2,397
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £257
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £424 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 227 245
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.52% +56.44%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.03 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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 +4 31 £350 -16.67% 8
Winchester +14 19 £385 +20.31% 2
Southampton -14 12 £350 -11.11% 2
Hook +7 10 £350 -16.67% 1
Portsmouth +3 9 £400 -
Farnborough +4 5 £405 +1.25%
Fleet +3 5 £300 -17.13%
Fareham -1 2 £309 -43.86%
Havant -5 1 £425 -26.09%
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 78 (63.41%) Cisco
2 55 (44.72%) Security Cleared
3 54 (43.90%) Firewall
4 40 (32.52%) Juniper
5 36 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (29.27%) Network Security
6 35 (28.46%) BGP
7 33 (26.83%) LAN
7 33 (26.83%) SC Cleared
8 31 (25.20%) CheckPoint
9 29 (23.58%) CCNP
10 26 (21.14%) OSPF
11 24 (19.51%) DV Cleared
11 24 (19.51%) NetScaler
12 23 (18.70%) Citrix
13 21 (17.07%) Linux
13 21 (17.07%) Load Balancing
14 20 (16.26%) WAN
14 20 (16.26%) MPLS
14 20 (16.26%) Wireless
14 20 (16.26%) Migration
15 19 (15.45%) Network Design
15 19 (15.45%) CCNA
15 19 (15.45%) DHCP
15 19 (15.45%) DNS
16 18 (14.63%) Dell
17 17 (13.82%) SSL
17 17 (13.82%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (13.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 17 (13.82%) Extreme Networks

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 (0.81%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (43.90%) Firewall
2 36 (29.27%) Network Security
3 35 (28.46%) BGP
4 33 (26.83%) LAN
5 26 (21.14%) OSPF
6 24 (19.51%) NetScaler
7 20 (16.26%) MPLS
7 20 (16.26%) WAN
7 20 (16.26%) Wireless
8 19 (15.45%) DHCP
8 19 (15.45%) DNS
9 17 (13.82%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (13.82%) SSL
10 16 (13.01%) VPN
11 14 (11.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (8.94%) Internet
12 11 (8.94%) VLAN
13 10 (8.13%) IPv6
14 9 (7.32%) Multicast
15 7 (5.69%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.25%) Banking
3 3 (2.44%) Finance
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.44%) CGI
3 2 (1.63%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.63%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.44%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.63%) DataPower
4 1 (0.81%) CMDB
4 1 (0.81%) Life Science
4 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.07%) Linux
2 12 (9.76%) CentOS
2 12 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (9.76%) Windows
3 11 (8.94%) Unix
4 5 (4.07%) Windows 2000
4 5 (4.07%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.63%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) Load Balancing
2 20 (16.26%) Migration
3 19 (15.45%) Network Design
4 17 (13.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 14 (11.38%) Email Filtering
5 14 (11.38%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (10.57%) ITIL
7 12 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (8.13%) Change Management
9 7 (5.69%) Project Management
9 7 (5.69%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.88%) Business Development
11 4 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.25%) Integration Testing
12 3 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (2.44%) ITSM
12 3 (2.44%) Network Management
12 3 (2.44%) Security Architecture
12 3 (2.44%) Security Management
12 3 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.81%) Perl
1 1 (0.81%) Python
1 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
1 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (44.72%) Security Cleared
2 36 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (26.83%) SC Cleared
4 29 (23.58%) CCNP
5 24 (19.51%) DV Cleared
6 19 (15.45%) CCNA
7 10 (8.13%) CCSA
8 8 (6.50%) CCSE
9 7 (5.69%) CCDP
10 6 (4.88%) CCIE
11 5 (4.07%) JNCIA
12 4 (3.25%) JNCIE
13 3 (2.44%) CCIP
13 3 (2.44%) Degree
13 3 (2.44%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.63%) CCIE Service Provider
14 2 (1.63%) CCSP
14 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (1.63%) HP ASE
14 2 (1.63%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) VMware NSX
2 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) FortiGate
1 4 (3.25%) Nessus
2 3 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) SCSM
3 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (63.41%) Cisco
2 40 (32.52%) Juniper
3 31 (25.20%) CheckPoint
4 23 (18.70%) Citrix
5 18 (14.63%) Dell
6 17 (13.82%) Extreme Networks
7 15 (12.20%) F5
8 11 (8.94%) Palo Alto
9 6 (4.88%) VMware
10 5 (4.07%) Fujitsu
10 5 (4.07%) Huawei
10 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.07%) Sybase
11 4 (3.25%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.44%) HP
12 3 (2.44%) IBM
12 3 (2.44%) Meraki
12 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.44%) Riverbed