Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 12 27
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.54% 9.44% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 10.02% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 39 40
Southampton median daily rate £363 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +3.23% +18.32%
10th Percentile £296 £363 £178
90th Percentile £443 £438 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £385 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +2.67% -3.23% +24.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.57% +96.15% -35.00%
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 443 469 678
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.66% 94.18% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 327 460
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £507
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 67
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -4.31%
10th Percentile £12.85 £10.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £28.00 £46.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +11.86%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Southampton

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Southampton

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Engineer in Southampton

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Southampton

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

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 Southampton region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) CCSA
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
6 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
6 2 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) CCSE
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) IPv4
4 1 (8.33%) IPv6
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) IronPort
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy