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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 91 107 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -47
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 32 18 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 0.72% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.78% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 17
Average daily rate
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£225 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-29.28% -12.50%
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
2268 2295 2474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.80% 91.80% 91.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1155 978
Average daily rate £380 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 82 117
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 1 - -
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IP Engineer
South East

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 78 (96.30%) Cisco
2 65 (80.25%) Telecoms
3 59 (72.84%) OSPF
4 58 (71.60%) Firewall
5 54 (66.67%) CheckPoint
6 52 (64.20%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (46.91%) BGP
8 36 (44.44%) Juniper
8 36 (44.44%) CCIE
9 34 (41.98%) VPN
10 31 (38.27%) Network Design
11 23 (28.40%) RIP
11 23 (28.40%) MPLS
12 20 (24.69%) DNS
13 18 (22.22%) CCNP
14 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
15 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
16 13 (16.05%) CCNA
16 13 (16.05%) IPsec
16 13 (16.05%) Risk Assessment
17 12 (14.81%) Ethernet
17 12 (14.81%) VLAN
18 11 (13.58%) Cisco PIX
18 11 (13.58%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (13.58%) SNMP
18 11 (13.58%) CISSP
19 10 (12.35%) CCSP
19 10 (12.35%) CCIP
20 9 (11.11%) VoIP
20 9 (11.11%) Redback

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (1.23%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 59 (72.84%) OSPF
2 58 (71.60%) Firewall
3 38 (46.91%) BGP
4 34 (41.98%) VPN
5 23 (28.40%) RIP
5 23 (28.40%) MPLS
6 20 (24.69%) DNS
7 13 (16.05%) IPsec
8 12 (14.81%) Ethernet
8 12 (14.81%) VLAN
9 11 (13.58%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (13.58%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (13.58%) SNMP
10 9 (11.11%) VoIP
10 9 (11.11%) FWSM
11 7 (8.64%) Internet
11 7 (8.64%) Network Security
12 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
13 5 (6.17%) BIG-IP
14 4 (4.94%) EIGRP
General
1 65 (80.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Billing
2 3 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Network Design
2 13 (16.05%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.88%) Network Management
5 5 (6.17%) Demand Forecasting
6 4 (4.94%) eTOM
6 4 (4.94%) Fault Management
6 4 (4.94%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (4.94%) ITIL
7 3 (3.70%) Migration
7 3 (3.70%) CRM
7 3 (3.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (2.47%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.47%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.47%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.23%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 52 (64.20%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (44.44%) CCIE
3 18 (22.22%) CCNP
4 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
5 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
6 13 (16.05%) CCNA
7 11 (13.58%) CISSP
8 10 (12.35%) CCSP
8 10 (12.35%) CCIP
9 6 (7.41%) Degree
10 4 (4.94%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (4.94%) CCDP
11 3 (3.70%) BC Cleared
12 1 (1.23%) CCSA
12 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 78 (96.30%) Cisco
2 54 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 36 (44.44%) Juniper
4 9 (11.11%) Redback
4 9 (11.11%) F5
5 8 (9.88%) Nokia
5 8 (9.88%) Radware
6 7 (8.64%) Nortel
7 5 (6.17%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.94%) AlgoSec
8 4 (4.94%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.94%) Tufin
9 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.47%) Huawei