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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 52 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 87 75 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.46% 2.68% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 2.89% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 41
Median daily rate £356 £289 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £27.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -28.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.50 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +95.57%
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
2328 2594 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.71% 92.84% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1350 1259
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 85 92
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +17 34 £350 +21.73% 9
Bracknell +2 11 £395 -7.05% 2
Slough +9 4 £351 +109.70% 2
Newbury +7 1 - - 1
Maidenhead -3 1 £400 +23.07%
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £225 - 1
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 121 (73.78%) Cisco
2 83 (50.61%) Firewall
3 62 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (35.98%) Cisco ASA
5 54 (32.93%) CCNP
6 50 (30.49%) LAN
7 49 (29.88%) Telecoms
8 39 (23.78%) CheckPoint
9 38 (23.17%) Juniper
9 38 (23.17%) BGP
10 36 (21.95%) WAN
11 33 (20.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (19.51%) Wireless
12 32 (19.51%) Network Security
13 30 (18.29%) MPLS
14 29 (17.68%) VPN
15 27 (16.46%) TCP/IP
15 27 (16.46%) OSPF
16 26 (15.85%) F5
17 25 (15.24%) Data Centre
18 22 (13.41%) EIGRP
18 22 (13.41%) ITIL
19 20 (12.20%) CCNA
20 19 (11.59%) Security Cleared
21 18 (10.98%) Unix
21 18 (10.98%) Windows
22 17 (10.37%) Fortinet
22 17 (10.37%) FortiGate
23 16 (9.76%) Diameter Protocol
23 16 (9.76%) Cisco IOS

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 9 (5.49%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (3.05%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) IaaS
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (50.61%) Firewall
2 59 (35.98%) Cisco ASA
3 50 (30.49%) LAN
4 38 (23.17%) BGP
5 36 (21.95%) WAN
6 33 (20.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (19.51%) Network Security
7 32 (19.51%) Wireless
8 30 (18.29%) MPLS
9 29 (17.68%) VPN
10 27 (16.46%) OSPF
10 27 (16.46%) TCP/IP
11 22 (13.41%) EIGRP
12 16 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (9.76%) Diameter Protocol
12 16 (9.76%) Internet
12 16 (9.76%) SS7
12 16 (9.76%) VLAN
13 15 (9.15%) Cisco Wireless
13 15 (9.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (29.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.44%) Finance
2 4 (2.44%) Marketing
3 3 (1.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.61%) Billing
4 1 (0.61%) French Language
4 1 (0.61%) German Language
4 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.66%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.05%) CSS
3 2 (1.22%) CGI
4 1 (0.61%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.24%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.05%) FlexPod
4 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.83%) e-Health
6 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Eurex
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.98%) Unix
1 18 (10.98%) Windows
2 15 (9.15%) Solaris
3 14 (8.54%) Linux
4 10 (6.10%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.41%) ITIL
2 15 (9.15%) Network Design
3 12 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 11 (6.71%) Migration
5 8 (4.88%) High Availability
5 8 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.27%) Network Management
6 7 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (3.66%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.05%) Change Control
8 5 (3.05%) Change Management
8 5 (3.05%) CRM
8 5 (3.05%) eTOM
8 5 (3.05%) Network Architecture
8 5 (3.05%) Service Management
8 5 (3.05%) Ticket Management
8 5 (3.05%) Validation
9 4 (2.44%) Project Management
9 4 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.44%) Python
2 3 (1.83%) Perl
3 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.22%) SQL
4 1 (0.61%) C
4 1 (0.61%) C#
4 1 (0.61%) C++
4 1 (0.61%) Ruby
4 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) VB
4 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (32.93%) CCNP
3 20 (12.20%) CCNA
4 19 (11.59%) Security Cleared
5 15 (9.15%) CCIE
6 13 (7.93%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.32%) Degree
8 6 (3.66%) CCDP
9 5 (3.05%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.44%) MCSA
10 4 (2.44%) MCSD
10 4 (2.44%) MCSE
10 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.44%) NCDA
11 3 (1.83%) CCDA
11 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.83%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.83%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.22%) CCIP
12 2 (1.22%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.22%) GLP
3 2 (1.22%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) vSphere
2 4 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.22%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) vCloud
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (10.37%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.44%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.22%) OPNET
4 1 (0.61%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 121 (73.78%) Cisco
2 39 (23.78%) CheckPoint
3 38 (23.17%) Juniper
4 26 (15.85%) F5
5 17 (10.37%) Fortinet
6 13 (7.93%) Palo Alto
7 11 (6.71%) Huawei
8 10 (6.10%) Nokia
8 10 (6.10%) VMware
9 9 (5.49%) HP
10 7 (4.27%) Microsoft
10 7 (4.27%) NetScout
10 7 (4.27%) Oracle
10 7 (4.27%) Sybase
11 6 (3.66%) Aruba
11 6 (3.66%) Avaya
11 6 (3.66%) Brocade
11 6 (3.66%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (2.44%) IBM
12 4 (2.44%) NetApp
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