The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 21 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.07% 2.88% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 3.09% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +75.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.09% -  
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 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 97 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 93.25% 93.27% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 56 47
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 10 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.45 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.30% -4.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £47.63 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Portsmouth

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 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 Portsmouth region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 5 (38.46%) F5
6 4 (30.77%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) Network Security
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) CCIE
7 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
7 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (15.38%) FlexPod
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) IOS XR
8 2 (15.38%) NX-OS
8 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
8 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) BGP
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) IOS XR
5 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) NX-OS
5 2 (15.38%) SNA
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) FlexPod
1 2 (15.38%) Wiki
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Presales
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) HND
6 1 (7.69%) MCITP
6 1 (7.69%) MCTS
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 2 (15.38%) Remedy
5 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago