Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 17 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 25 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.03% 5.64% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 5.94% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Portsmouth median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% +96.97%
10th Percentile £305 £320 £313
90th Percentile £430 £556 £338
Hampshire median daily rate £385 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +2.67% -3.23% +24.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Portsmouth median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.28% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £40.75 £27.37 £23.10
90th Percentile £42.25 £49.15 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.25 £34.00 £24.88
% change year-on-year -34.56% +36.68% -17.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 313 320 224
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.43% 94.96% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 173 120
Portsmouth median daily rate £398 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £219 £262
90th Percentile £515 £524 £526
Hampshire median daily rate £399 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.90% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 44
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +48.67% +37.80%
10th Percentile £14.05 £13.22 £12.95
90th Percentile £50.93 £49.76 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -7.72% +28.21% -2.50%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 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 Portsmouth region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) CCNP
5 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (25.00%) VLAN
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) OSPF
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
6 4 (25.00%) VMware NSX
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
7 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) NAS
8 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 2 (12.50%) Network Design
8 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 2 (12.50%) Juniper
8 2 (12.50%) SAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) BGP
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) OSPF
2 4 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Network Design
1 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (6.25%) CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Foundry