Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 44 74
Rank change year-on-year -9 +30 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 125 159 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.55% 4.13% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 4.47% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 117 88
Hampshire median daily rate £385 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -3.23% +24.50%
10th Percentile £226 £307 £209
90th Percentile £465 £488 £442
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.25 £34.00 £24.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.56% +36.68% -17.08%
10th Percentile £17.50 £22.09 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.35 £48.00 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year -38.46% +21.50% +45.58%

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 3356 3556 4247
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 92.44% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2216 2603
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +7.86%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £258
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 245 281
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +11.86%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £53.25 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 29 £350 - 1
Winchester +19 14 £393 +22.66%
Hook +15 14 £386 +15.30%
Portsmouth -9 13 £400 -
Southampton -22 12 £363 -9.38% 2
Farnborough +5 5 £405 +32.79%
Havant +2 4 £425 -26.09%
Fareham - 3 £309 - 1
Fleet +2 1 £340 -6.08%
Eastleigh -1 1 - -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 74 (59.20%) Cisco
2 57 (45.60%) Firewall
3 48 (38.40%) Security Cleared
4 44 (35.20%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (32.00%) LAN
6 37 (29.60%) CCNP
7 35 (28.00%) CheckPoint
8 30 (24.00%) BGP
8 30 (24.00%) OSPF
9 29 (23.20%) Juniper
9 29 (23.20%) Network Security
10 28 (22.40%) WAN
11 25 (20.00%) Linux
11 25 (20.00%) Wireless
11 25 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 25 (20.00%) F5
12 21 (16.80%) CCNA
13 20 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (16.00%) DV Cleared
14 19 (15.20%) NetScaler
14 19 (15.20%) Telecoms
15 18 (14.40%) Citrix
15 18 (14.40%) Load Balancing
16 16 (12.80%) SSL
17 15 (12.00%) DNS
17 15 (12.00%) CCIE
17 15 (12.00%) DHCP
17 15 (12.00%) Fortinet
17 15 (12.00%) Data Centre
18 14 (11.20%) Kalman Filter

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 (0.80%) SAS
1 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (45.60%) Firewall
2 40 (32.00%) LAN
3 30 (24.00%) BGP
3 30 (24.00%) OSPF
4 29 (23.20%) Network Security
5 28 (22.40%) WAN
6 25 (20.00%) Wireless
7 20 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (15.20%) NetScaler
9 16 (12.80%) SSL
10 15 (12.00%) DHCP
10 15 (12.00%) DNS
11 14 (11.20%) MPLS
12 12 (9.60%) VLAN
13 9 (7.20%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (7.20%) Internet
14 8 (6.40%) BIG-IP
14 8 (6.40%) LTE
15 7 (5.60%) SAN
15 7 (5.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) GDB
1 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.80%) MSI
2 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (15.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.40%) Finance
3 2 (1.60%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.60%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.60%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) User Experience
5 2 (1.60%) CESG
5 2 (1.60%) DataPower
5 2 (1.60%) NHS
5 2 (1.60%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.80%) Life Science
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) Linux
2 13 (10.40%) Windows
3 11 (8.80%) CentOS
3 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (8.80%) Unix
4 5 (4.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (4.00%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.40%) Android
5 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.40%) Load Balancing
2 14 (11.20%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (11.20%) Network Design
3 13 (10.40%) Email Filtering
3 13 (10.40%) Migration
4 12 (9.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 11 (8.80%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (8.00%) ITIL
6 10 (8.00%) Network Management
7 6 (4.80%) Change Management
7 6 (4.80%) Fault Analysis
7 6 (4.80%) ITSM
7 6 (4.80%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.80%) Service Management
8 5 (4.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.20%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.20%) Customer-Centricity
9 4 (3.20%) Data Integration
10 3 (2.40%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.80%) Perl
1 1 (0.80%) Python
1 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
1 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (38.40%) Security Cleared
2 44 (35.20%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (29.60%) CCNP
4 25 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 21 (16.80%) CCNA
6 20 (16.00%) DV Cleared
7 15 (12.00%) CCIE
8 11 (8.80%) CCSA
9 10 (8.00%) CCSE
10 9 (7.20%) CCDP
10 9 (7.20%) Degree
11 8 (6.40%) JNCIA
12 7 (5.60%) CCIE Service Provider
12 7 (5.60%) CCIP
12 7 (5.60%) CCSP
12 7 (5.60%) JNCIE
13 6 (4.80%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (4.80%) HP ASE
14 5 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (4.00%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) VMware NSX
2 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.80%) SCOM
3 1 (0.80%) SCSM
3 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 74 (59.20%) Cisco
2 35 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 29 (23.20%) Juniper
4 25 (20.00%) F5
5 18 (14.40%) Citrix
6 15 (12.00%) Fortinet
7 13 (10.40%) Dell
8 12 (9.60%) Extreme Networks
8 12 (9.60%) Palo Alto
9 10 (8.00%) VMware
10 9 (7.20%) Brocade
11 8 (6.40%) Microsoft
12 7 (5.60%) Foundry
12 7 (5.60%) Riverbed
13 6 (4.80%) Aruba
13 6 (4.80%) HP
14 5 (4.00%) Huawei
14 5 (4.00%) Sybase
15 4 (3.20%) Motorola
16 3 (2.40%) Red Hat