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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 70 107 72
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -35
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 49 22 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.97% 0.86% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.94% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate
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£238 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £394 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +57.50%
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
2270 2335 2691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.20% 91.21% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1016 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 82
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 7 £500 -
Slough - - - -
IP Engineer
South East

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 73 (97.33%) Cisco
2 56 (74.67%) Firewall
3 55 (73.33%) Telecoms
4 50 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 49 (65.33%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (64.00%) OSPF
7 40 (53.33%) Juniper
8 38 (50.67%) CCIE
9 30 (40.00%) VPN
10 29 (38.67%) BGP
11 26 (34.67%) MPLS
11 26 (34.67%) Network Design
12 21 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
12 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (25.33%) DNS
14 18 (24.00%) VoIP
15 17 (22.67%) SNMP
15 17 (22.67%) CCNP
15 17 (22.67%) IPsec
16 16 (21.33%) Network Management
16 16 (21.33%) FWSM
17 15 (20.00%) CCSP
18 13 (17.33%) CISSP
19 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
19 11 (14.67%) F5
20 10 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
20 10 (13.33%) Ethernet
21 9 (12.00%) Redback
21 9 (12.00%) BIG-IP
21 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (10.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 56 (74.67%) Firewall
2 48 (64.00%) OSPF
3 30 (40.00%) VPN
4 29 (38.67%) BGP
5 26 (34.67%) MPLS
6 21 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
6 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (25.33%) DNS
8 18 (24.00%) VoIP
9 17 (22.67%) SNMP
9 17 (22.67%) IPsec
10 16 (21.33%) FWSM
11 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (13.33%) Ethernet
13 9 (12.00%) BIG-IP
14 8 (10.67%) RIP
15 7 (9.33%) Network Security
16 5 (6.67%) VLAN
17 4 (5.33%) LTE
17 4 (5.33%) Broadband
General
1 55 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Billing
2 4 (5.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Network Design
2 16 (21.33%) Network Management
3 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.67%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (5.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (5.33%) CRM
6 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (2.67%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.67%) Validation
7 2 (2.67%) Migration
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL
8 1 (1.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.33%) eTOM
Qualifications
1 49 (65.33%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (50.67%) CCIE
3 17 (22.67%) CCNP
4 15 (20.00%) CCSP
5 13 (17.33%) CISSP
6 10 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.67%) CCDP
8 7 (9.33%) CCIP
8 7 (9.33%) CCNA
9 3 (4.00%) Degree
10 2 (2.67%) CCDE
10 2 (2.67%) CCA
11 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (97.33%) Cisco
2 50 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 40 (53.33%) Juniper
4 11 (14.67%) F5
5 9 (12.00%) Redback
6 8 (10.67%) Nokia
7 7 (9.33%) Radware
8 4 (5.33%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.33%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.33%) Nortel
9 3 (4.00%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.67%) Huawei
11 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.33%) VMware
11 1 (1.33%) AlgoSec
11 1 (1.33%) Tufin