The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton 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 / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 14 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.93% 7.73% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 7.98% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 9
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £314
% change year-on-year +5.71% +11.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.50
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 200 213 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.56% 96.82% 98.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 137 245
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £19.41 £40.00
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 Southampton

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 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 Southampton region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
4 7 (53.85%) VoIP
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) Wireless
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
8 3 (23.08%) VPN
8 3 (23.08%) DSL
9 2 (15.38%) SS7
9 2 (15.38%) CCNA
9 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (15.38%) Network Design
9 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
10 1 (7.69%) Change Control
10 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
10 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
10 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) VoIP
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) DSL
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) SS7
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) Multicast
6 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) SSL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CGI
1 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
1 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) CCDA
6 1 (7.69%) CCDP
6 1 (7.69%) CCSA
6 1 (7.69%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
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