The table below looks at the statistics for the IP Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Engineer
Rank 107 74 109
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +35
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 19 51 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 2.08% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 2.28% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 3
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£220 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £394
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
IP Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2303 2235 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.13% 91.22% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1117 1044
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

IP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Engineer across the Berkshire region.

IP Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

IP Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

IP Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Engineer across the Berkshire region.

IP Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IP Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 9 £233 -53.50%
Slough - 6 £208 -
Bracknell -12 2 - -
IP Engineer
South East

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IP Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IP Engineer in their job title.

1 29 (70.73%) Telecoms
2 27 (65.85%) Cisco
3 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (39.02%) Juniper
4 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
4 15 (36.59%) Firewall
5 13 (31.71%) BGP
6 12 (29.27%) CCNP
7 11 (26.83%) OSPF
8 10 (24.39%) MPLS
9 7 (17.07%) Validation
9 7 (17.07%) 4G
10 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (14.63%) Network Design
11 5 (12.20%) 3G
11 5 (12.20%) WAN
11 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.20%) Change Control
11 5 (12.20%) LTE
11 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
11 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.20%) Huawei
11 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
11 5 (12.20%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (9.76%) Network Security
12 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
12 4 (9.76%) Linux
12 4 (9.76%) UNIX

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IP Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IP Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) BGP
3 11 (26.83%) OSPF
4 10 (24.39%) MPLS
5 7 (17.07%) 4G
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (12.20%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (12.20%) LTE
7 5 (12.20%) 3G
7 5 (12.20%) WAN
7 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.76%) RIP
8 4 (9.76%) IPv6
8 4 (9.76%) SDH
8 4 (9.76%) VRRP
8 4 (9.76%) Network Security
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (7.32%) FWSM
9 3 (7.32%) 2G
General
1 29 (70.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Billing
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) PKI
2 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) UNIX
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Validation
2 6 (14.63%) Network Design
3 5 (12.20%) Change Control
3 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.88%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (4.88%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) eTOM
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (29.27%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) CCIE
5 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) CISSP
5 2 (4.88%) CCSA
5 2 (4.88%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) Cacti
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 16 (39.02%) Juniper
3 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
4 5 (12.20%) Huawei
5 3 (7.32%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) Cramer
6 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.88%) ComArch
6 2 (4.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.44%) BT
7 1 (2.44%) Fortinet