The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 22 June 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 11 16
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 8 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.13% 12.67% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 13.01% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £314
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 1
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -23.61% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 152 146 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.44% 97.33% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 81 56
Median daily rate £413 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +118.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £49.46 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Portsmouth

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Portsmouth

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Portsmouth region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Palo Alto
3 6 (54.55%) VoIP
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
5 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) BGP
6 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) FlexPod
7 2 (18.18%) Fault Management
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) EIGRP

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

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) VoIP
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
4 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) SNA
7 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (9.09%) HTTP
7 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) FlexPod
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Fault Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (9.09%) CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Palo Alto
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Foundry
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper