The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 51 43 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 59 82 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.01% 3.33% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 3.68% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 24
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £308 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%

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
1812 2226 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.40% 90.30% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 1138 1215
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 120 50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 27 £350 -6.66% 4
Bracknell 0 6 £350 -26.31% 2
Newbury +4 1 £305 -2.40%
Slough -1 1 £325 -12.16%
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Berkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 77 (64.71%) Cisco
2 56 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (38.66%) CCNP
4 41 (34.45%) Telecoms
5 39 (32.77%) Firewall
6 36 (30.25%) Juniper
7 33 (27.73%) LAN
8 26 (21.85%) CheckPoint
9 23 (19.33%) Network Design
10 22 (18.49%) OSPF
11 21 (17.65%) WAN
12 20 (16.81%) CCNA
12 20 (16.81%) MPLS
12 20 (16.81%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
13 17 (14.29%) Network Security
13 17 (14.29%) CCIE
13 17 (14.29%) BGP
13 17 (14.29%) VoIP
14 16 (13.45%) SNMP
14 16 (13.45%) TCP/IP
14 16 (13.45%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (11.76%) VPN
16 13 (10.92%) WLAN
16 13 (10.92%) Migration
16 13 (10.92%) Palo Alto
16 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
17 12 (10.08%) Unified Communications
17 12 (10.08%) F5
17 12 (10.08%) Wireless

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (0.84%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (32.77%) Firewall
2 33 (27.73%) LAN
3 22 (18.49%) OSPF
4 21 (17.65%) WAN
5 20 (16.81%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (16.81%) MPLS
6 17 (14.29%) BGP
6 17 (14.29%) Network Security
6 17 (14.29%) VoIP
7 16 (13.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (13.45%) SNMP
7 16 (13.45%) TCP/IP
8 14 (11.76%) VPN
9 13 (10.92%) WLAN
10 12 (10.08%) Unified Communications
10 12 (10.08%) Wireless
11 11 (9.24%) DNS
12 10 (8.40%) Ethernet
13 9 (7.56%) Broadband
14 8 (6.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
General
1 41 (34.45%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
3 2 (1.68%) Marketing
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Back Office
4 1 (0.84%) Billing
4 1 (0.84%) Electronics
4 1 (0.84%) German Language
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.84%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.36%) CMDB
3 3 (2.52%) Statistics
4 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.84%) IVR
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Windows
2 2 (1.68%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.84%) Unix
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Network Design
2 13 (10.92%) Migration
3 10 (8.40%) Load Balancing
4 9 (7.56%) Network Management
5 8 (6.72%) Change Management
5 8 (6.72%) CRM
5 8 (6.72%) ITIL
6 6 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.04%) Project Management
7 5 (4.20%) Process Improvement
8 4 (3.36%) High Availability
8 4 (3.36%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.52%) Presales
9 3 (2.52%) Validation
10 2 (1.68%) Matrix Organization
11 1 (0.84%) Continuous Improvement Process
11 1 (0.84%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.68%) SQL
2 1 (0.84%) C
2 1 (0.84%) Perl
2 1 (0.84%) Python
2 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (38.66%) CCNP
3 20 (16.81%) CCNA
4 17 (14.29%) CCIE
5 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.72%) CCSE
6 8 (6.72%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (6.72%) Degree
7 7 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.36%) CCIP
10 3 (2.52%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.68%) CCSA
12 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.84%) CCDA
12 1 (0.84%) CCDP
12 1 (0.84%) CCVP
12 1 (0.84%) ISEB
12 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) ProxySG
1 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (5.04%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (5.04%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.52%) OpenView
2 3 (2.52%) OPNET
3 2 (1.68%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.84%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 77 (64.71%) Cisco
2 36 (30.25%) Juniper
3 26 (21.85%) CheckPoint
4 13 (10.92%) Palo Alto
5 12 (10.08%) F5
6 8 (6.72%) Huawei
6 8 (6.72%) VMware
7 7 (5.88%) HP
8 6 (5.04%) Aruba
8 6 (5.04%) Citrix
8 6 (5.04%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.36%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (2.52%) Avaya
10 3 (2.52%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.52%) Nokia
10 3 (2.52%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.68%) Clearswift
11 2 (1.68%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.68%) Mitel
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