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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 90 118 74
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -44
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 37 6 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.41% 0.23% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.26% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
2350 2352 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.35% 90.99% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1264 1204 898
Average daily rate £390 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +15 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
IP Engineer
South East

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 72 (96.00%) Cisco
2 59 (78.67%) Telecoms
3 55 (73.33%) OSPF
4 52 (69.33%) CheckPoint
5 50 (66.67%) Firewall
6 48 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (49.33%) Juniper
8 34 (45.33%) BGP
9 30 (40.00%) VPN
10 26 (34.67%) CCIE
10 26 (34.67%) Network Design
11 25 (33.33%) RIP
12 24 (32.00%) CCNP
13 18 (24.00%) DNS
14 17 (22.67%) MPLS
14 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
15 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
16 13 (17.33%) VLAN
16 13 (17.33%) Risk Assessment
16 13 (17.33%) CCNA
17 12 (16.00%) Ethernet
18 11 (14.67%) IPsec
19 10 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (13.33%) F5
19 10 (13.33%) Linux
19 10 (13.33%) CISSP
20 9 (12.00%) CCIP
20 9 (12.00%) SNMP
20 9 (12.00%) FWSM
20 9 (12.00%) Cisco PIX

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 55 (73.33%) OSPF
2 50 (66.67%) Firewall
3 34 (45.33%) BGP
4 30 (40.00%) VPN
5 25 (33.33%) RIP
6 18 (24.00%) DNS
7 17 (22.67%) MPLS
8 13 (17.33%) VLAN
9 12 (16.00%) Ethernet
10 11 (14.67%) IPsec
11 10 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (12.00%) FWSM
12 9 (12.00%) SNMP
13 8 (10.67%) Internet
13 8 (10.67%) Network Security
14 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
14 7 (9.33%) VoIP
15 5 (6.67%) LAN
15 5 (6.67%) EIGRP
General
1 59 (78.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
2 3 (4.00%) Billing
2 3 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) SecurID
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Network Design
2 13 (17.33%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.00%) Validation
4 6 (8.00%) Network Management
5 5 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 5 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
6 4 (5.33%) Migration
6 4 (5.33%) ITIL
6 4 (5.33%) eTOM
7 3 (4.00%) Fault Management
7 3 (4.00%) CRM
7 3 (4.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (2.67%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.33%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.33%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 48 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (34.67%) CCIE
3 24 (32.00%) CCNP
4 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
5 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
6 13 (17.33%) CCNA
7 10 (13.33%) CISSP
8 9 (12.00%) CCIP
9 6 (8.00%) Degree
10 5 (6.67%) CCSP
11 4 (5.33%) BC Cleared
11 4 (5.33%) JNCIS
12 3 (4.00%) CCDP
12 3 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (1.33%) CCSA
13 1 (1.33%) CCSE
13 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 72 (96.00%) Cisco
2 52 (69.33%) CheckPoint
3 37 (49.33%) Juniper
4 10 (13.33%) F5
5 6 (8.00%) Redback
5 6 (8.00%) Nortel
6 5 (6.67%) Nokia
6 5 (6.67%) Radware
6 5 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.33%) Tufin
7 4 (5.33%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.33%) AlgoSec
7 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.33%) CA
8 1 (1.33%) Huawei