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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 58 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 64 77 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.82% 2.95% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 3.19% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 27
Median daily rate £388 £345 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £41.29 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +7.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -8.16%
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
2080 2416 2287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.55% 92.67% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 1371 1132
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 109 74
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 32 £423 +9.16% 7
Newbury +2 8 - -
Bracknell +1 6 £350 -17.64% 1
Slough +4 4 £356 +18.75% 1
Ascot - 2 £431 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 108 (67.92%) Cisco
2 77 (48.43%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (43.40%) Firewall
4 64 (40.25%) CCNP
5 50 (31.45%) Telecoms
6 48 (30.19%) LAN
7 42 (26.42%) Network Security
8 40 (25.16%) CheckPoint
9 39 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (22.64%) WAN
11 31 (19.50%) VPN
12 30 (18.87%) BGP
13 29 (18.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (17.61%) Data Centre
15 26 (16.35%) MPLS
15 26 (16.35%) Juniper
16 24 (15.09%) Windows
16 24 (15.09%) Fortinet
17 23 (14.47%) TCP/IP
18 22 (13.84%) Wireless
18 22 (13.84%) CCNA
19 21 (13.21%) OSPF
20 20 (12.58%) Network Design
20 20 (12.58%) WLAN
21 18 (11.32%) EIGRP
21 18 (11.32%) IPsec
21 18 (11.32%) Load Balancing
21 18 (11.32%) F5
22 17 (10.69%) CCIE
22 17 (10.69%) DHCP

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 3 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (43.40%) Firewall
2 48 (30.19%) LAN
3 42 (26.42%) Network Security
4 39 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (22.64%) WAN
6 31 (19.50%) VPN
7 30 (18.87%) BGP
8 29 (18.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (16.35%) MPLS
10 23 (14.47%) TCP/IP
11 22 (13.84%) Wireless
12 21 (13.21%) OSPF
13 20 (12.58%) WLAN
14 18 (11.32%) EIGRP
14 18 (11.32%) IPsec
15 17 (10.69%) DHCP
15 17 (10.69%) DNS
16 15 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (9.43%) Ethernet
17 11 (6.92%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (31.45%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.66%) Finance
3 7 (4.40%) Marketing
4 3 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.66%) CSS
2 2 (1.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.26%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.61%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.03%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.40%) FlexPod
5 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.52%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.52%) e-Health
7 3 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) CMDB
9 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.63%) Eurex
9 1 (0.63%) Statistics
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Windows
2 15 (9.43%) Linux
3 9 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.77%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (3.77%) Unix
5 5 (3.14%) Solaris
6 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.58%) Network Design
2 18 (11.32%) Load Balancing
3 16 (10.06%) Network Management
4 12 (7.55%) Change Management
4 12 (7.55%) Migration
5 11 (6.92%) ITIL
6 8 (5.03%) Network Architecture
6 8 (5.03%) Workflow
7 7 (4.40%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.40%) Presales
7 7 (4.40%) Process Improvement
8 6 (3.77%) Validation
9 5 (3.14%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.14%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.52%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.52%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.89%) Release Management
11 3 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.26%) C
1 2 (1.26%) C#
1 2 (1.26%) C++
1 2 (1.26%) Perl
1 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.26%) Python
1 2 (1.26%) SQL
1 2 (1.26%) VB
1 2 (1.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (48.43%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (40.25%) CCNP
3 22 (13.84%) CCNA
4 17 (10.69%) CCIE
5 15 (9.43%) Degree
6 13 (8.18%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.40%) MCSA
7 7 (4.40%) MCSD
7 7 (4.40%) MCSE
7 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.77%) NCDA
9 5 (3.14%) CCSA
9 5 (3.14%) CCSE
9 5 (3.14%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (3.14%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.52%) CCDA
11 3 (1.89%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) QA
1 5 (3.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.89%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.26%) GLP
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V
1 8 (5.03%) vSphere
2 3 (1.89%) vCloud
3 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) FortiGate
2 7 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.77%) OPNET
4 2 (1.26%) vRealize
5 1 (0.63%) Nessus
5 1 (0.63%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.63%) Nmap
5 1 (0.63%) OpenView
5 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 108 (67.92%) Cisco
2 40 (25.16%) CheckPoint
3 26 (16.35%) Juniper
4 24 (15.09%) Fortinet
5 18 (11.32%) F5
6 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
7 12 (7.55%) Palo Alto
7 12 (7.55%) VMware
8 9 (5.66%) Nokia
9 8 (5.03%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.40%) Extreme Networks
11 6 (3.77%) NetApp
11 6 (3.77%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.14%) Citrix
12 5 (3.14%) HP
12 5 (3.14%) Tufin
13 4 (2.52%) CA
13 4 (2.52%) IBM
14 3 (1.89%) Mitel
14 3 (1.89%) TippingPoint
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £274 - £275 per day + competitive
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