The table below looks at the statistics for the Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 64 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 58 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.39% 1.72% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.88% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-31.61% +30.76%
Network 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
2215 2341 2724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.15% 91.41% 88.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 1026 1006
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £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 69 90 88
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
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 £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 27 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network 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 Network Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 18 £425 +41.66% 1
Slough +6 4 £275 -27.86% 4
Bracknell -3 4 £493 +51.56% 2
Newbury +4 2 £300 -40.00% 3
Wokingham - - - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title.

1 72 (61.54%) Cisco
2 61 (52.14%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (48.72%) Firewall
4 49 (41.88%) CCNP
5 38 (32.48%) CheckPoint
6 37 (31.62%) Network Security
7 33 (28.21%) WAN
7 33 (28.21%) LAN
8 30 (25.64%) Juniper
9 29 (24.79%) Network Design
10 28 (23.93%) Telecoms
11 27 (23.08%) Security Cleared
12 23 (19.66%) VPN
13 22 (18.80%) CCNA
13 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
14 21 (17.95%) DNS
15 19 (16.24%) CCIE
15 19 (16.24%) OSPF
16 17 (14.53%) F5
16 17 (14.53%) MPLS
17 16 (13.68%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (12.82%) Load Balancing
18 15 (12.82%) IPsec
18 15 (12.82%) WLAN
19 14 (11.97%) Active Directory
20 13 (11.11%) DHCP
20 13 (11.11%) BGP
20 13 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
20 13 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
21 12 (10.26%) Network Architecture

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.42%) Apache
2 2 (1.71%) IIS
2 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (48.72%) Firewall
2 37 (31.62%) Network Security
3 33 (28.21%) LAN
3 33 (28.21%) WAN
4 23 (19.66%) VPN
5 21 (17.95%) DNS
6 19 (16.24%) OSPF
7 17 (14.53%) MPLS
8 16 (13.68%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (12.82%) IPsec
9 15 (12.82%) WLAN
10 13 (11.11%) DHCP
10 13 (11.11%) BGP
10 13 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (10.26%) VoIP
12 11 (9.40%) TCP/IP
12 11 (9.40%) Wireless
13 9 (7.69%) Internet
14 6 (5.13%) RIP
14 6 (5.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) MySQL
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 28 (23.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.56%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Games
3 2 (1.71%) German Language
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) .NET
1 2 (1.71%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (1.71%) Statistics
1 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.85%) Wiki
2 1 (0.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) UNIX
1 9 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (3.42%) Linux
2 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) Network Design
2 15 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 13 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (10.26%) Network Architecture
5 8 (6.84%) Network Management
6 7 (5.98%) ITIL
7 6 (5.13%) Change Management
7 6 (5.13%) eTOM
8 5 (4.27%) Migration
9 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.56%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.56%) Fault Management
10 3 (2.56%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (1.71%) Information Security
11 2 (1.71%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.71%) E-Commerce
11 2 (1.71%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.56%) C
1 3 (2.56%) Python
2 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.71%) SQL
2 2 (1.71%) VBA
3 1 (0.85%) Java
3 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (52.14%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (41.88%) CCNP
3 27 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
4 22 (18.80%) CCNA
5 19 (16.24%) CCIE
6 10 (8.55%) Degree
7 8 (6.84%) CISSP
8 6 (5.13%) CCSA
9 5 (4.27%) CCSP
10 4 (3.42%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.56%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.56%) CCDP
11 3 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.71%) MCSA
12 2 (1.71%) CCIP
12 2 (1.71%) CCSE
12 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.71%) CNA
12 2 (1.71%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.27%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) KVM
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.71%) OpenView
2 2 (1.71%) Netcool
2 2 (1.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (61.54%) Cisco
2 38 (32.48%) CheckPoint
3 30 (25.64%) Juniper
4 17 (14.53%) F5
5 10 (8.55%) Blue Coat
6 7 (5.98%) HP
7 6 (5.13%) Nortel
7 6 (5.13%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.27%) Nokia
9 4 (3.42%) Citrix
10 3 (2.56%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.71%) Crossbeam
11 2 (1.71%) VMware
11 2 (1.71%) Avaya
11 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.71%) Radware
12 1 (0.85%) Cramer
12 1 (0.85%) Mapinfo
12 1 (0.85%) Siemens
Windsor, Berkshire
TEKsystems
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Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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