The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Network Engineer
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 33 89
Rank change year-on-year -9 +56  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 77 118 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.13% 5.35% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 5.60% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 24
Median daily rate £375 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £291 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £29.75 £42.42 £69.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.85% -38.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £38.08 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £46.75 £107.90
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1739 2107 2026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.24% 95.51% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1407 1146
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 89 131
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +12 16 £269 +19.55% 4
Hook +15 11 £410 -13.68%
Southampton -20 7 £375 +7.14%
Portsmouth -3 6 £400 +23.07%
Fareham -6 4 £363 +81.25%
Winchester +1 2 £500 +53.84% 1
Eastleigh - 1 £275 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hampshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 120 (82.76%) Cisco
2 97 (66.90%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (57.93%) Firewall
4 76 (52.41%) Security Cleared
5 67 (46.21%) CCNP
6 59 (40.69%) SC Cleared
7 53 (36.55%) CCNA
8 52 (35.86%) LAN
9 49 (33.79%) CheckPoint
10 46 (31.72%) Wireless
11 43 (29.66%) WAN
12 41 (28.28%) F5
13 38 (26.21%) Juniper
14 35 (24.14%) Network Design
15 34 (23.45%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (20.00%) Network Security
17 28 (19.31%) HP
18 25 (17.24%) ITIL
19 23 (15.86%) Fortinet
20 21 (14.48%) Aruba
20 21 (14.48%) BGP
21 20 (13.79%) Telecoms
21 20 (13.79%) Riverbed
21 20 (13.79%) Degree
22 19 (13.10%) JNCIA
22 19 (13.10%) OSPF
22 19 (13.10%) VoIP
23 18 (12.41%) MPLS
23 18 (12.41%) CCIE
23 18 (12.41%) Data Centre

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 (0.69%) Apache
1 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.07%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 84 (57.93%) Firewall
2 52 (35.86%) LAN
3 46 (31.72%) Wireless
4 43 (29.66%) WAN
5 34 (23.45%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (20.00%) Network Security
7 21 (14.48%) BGP
8 19 (13.10%) OSPF
8 19 (13.10%) VoIP
9 18 (12.41%) MPLS
10 17 (11.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (11.72%) DNS
11 16 (11.03%) BIG-IP
12 11 (7.59%) SSL
13 10 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (6.90%) VLAN
14 9 (6.21%) NetScaler
15 8 (5.52%) SNMP
16 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
17 6 (4.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (3.45%) StarTeam
General
1 20 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.14%) Finance
3 2 (1.38%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.38%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.07%) PKI
5 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.38%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.38%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.38%) Wiki
6 1 (0.69%) BYOD
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.21%) Linux
2 3 (2.07%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) AIX
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) Network Design
2 25 (17.24%) ITIL
3 16 (11.03%) Service Management
4 14 (9.66%) ITSM
5 12 (8.28%) Migration
6 10 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.21%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (5.52%) Email Filtering
8 8 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (5.52%) Web Filtering
9 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.83%) Project Management
10 6 (4.14%) Change Management
10 6 (4.14%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.14%) SIEM
11 5 (3.45%) Capacity Management
11 5 (3.45%) Information Security
12 4 (2.76%) Data Integration
12 4 (2.76%) Integration Testing
12 4 (2.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.45%) C
2 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (66.90%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (52.41%) Security Cleared
3 67 (46.21%) CCNP
4 59 (40.69%) SC Cleared
5 53 (36.55%) CCNA
6 20 (13.79%) Degree
7 19 (13.10%) JNCIA
8 18 (12.41%) CCIE
9 14 (9.66%) CCDP
9 14 (9.66%) CCIP
9 14 (9.66%) CCSA
9 14 (9.66%) CCSE
9 14 (9.66%) DV Cleared
9 14 (9.66%) JNCIE
10 13 (8.97%) HP ASE
10 13 (8.97%) HP MASE
11 6 (4.14%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.07%) CCDA
13 2 (1.38%) HND
13 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) QA
2 5 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.66%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.07%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 120 (82.76%) Cisco
2 49 (33.79%) CheckPoint
3 41 (28.28%) F5
4 38 (26.21%) Juniper
5 28 (19.31%) HP
6 23 (15.86%) Fortinet
7 21 (14.48%) Aruba
8 20 (13.79%) Riverbed
9 10 (6.90%) Palo Alto
10 9 (6.21%) Dell
11 8 (5.52%) Citrix
11 8 (5.52%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (3.45%) Microsoft
12 5 (3.45%) VMware
13 4 (2.76%) ProCurve
13 4 (2.76%) Remedy
14 3 (2.07%) Blue Coat
14 3 (2.07%) Nokia
15 2 (1.38%) BT
15 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
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