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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 80 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 48 53 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 2.03% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.20% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £27.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -15.17%
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
2268 2407 2615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.29% 92.12% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 1166 981
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 97 110
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 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +22 20 £313 -3.84% 3
Bracknell -1 5 £288 -17.85% 1
Slough -2 5 £370 -2.95% 2
Newbury -4 2 £300 -40.00% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 56 (57.14%) Cisco
2 48 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (47.96%) Firewall
4 36 (36.73%) CheckPoint
4 36 (36.73%) CCNP
5 33 (33.67%) Network Security
6 32 (32.65%) Telecoms
7 29 (29.59%) WAN
8 27 (27.55%) LAN
8 27 (27.55%) Juniper
9 23 (23.47%) Network Design
10 22 (22.45%) CCNA
11 18 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
12 17 (17.35%) OSPF
13 16 (16.33%) CCIE
14 15 (15.31%) Cisco PIX
14 15 (15.31%) F5
15 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 14 (14.29%) HP
15 14 (14.29%) WLAN
15 14 (14.29%) MPLS
16 13 (13.27%) VPN
17 12 (12.24%) Load Balancing
18 11 (11.22%) Degree
18 11 (11.22%) DNS
19 10 (10.20%) DHCP
19 10 (10.20%) Ethernet
19 10 (10.20%) Nortel
19 10 (10.20%) Internet

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (1.02%) Apache
1 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 47 (47.96%) Firewall
2 33 (33.67%) Network Security
3 29 (29.59%) WAN
4 27 (27.55%) LAN
5 18 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (17.35%) OSPF
7 15 (15.31%) Cisco PIX
8 14 (14.29%) WLAN
8 14 (14.29%) MPLS
9 13 (13.27%) VPN
10 11 (11.22%) DNS
11 10 (10.20%) BGP
11 10 (10.20%) Internet
11 10 (10.20%) DHCP
11 10 (10.20%) Ethernet
12 9 (9.18%) VoIP
12 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
12 9 (9.18%) Wireless
12 9 (9.18%) IPsec
13 7 (7.14%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 32 (32.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) German Language
3 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.06%) Statistics
3 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) Wiki
4 1 (1.02%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) UNIX
2 4 (4.08%) Windows
3 2 (2.04%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Network Design
2 12 (12.24%) Load Balancing
3 10 (10.20%) Network Architecture
3 10 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (8.16%) Network Management
5 7 (7.14%) ITIL
6 6 (6.12%) Migration
6 6 (6.12%) eTOM
7 5 (5.10%) Fault Management
7 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.10%) Change Management
8 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.06%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.06%) Release Management
8 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.06%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (2.04%) Change Control
9 2 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) Python
2 2 (2.04%) SQL
2 2 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (36.73%) CCNP
3 22 (22.45%) CCNA
4 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
5 16 (16.33%) CCIE
6 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 11 (11.22%) Degree
8 8 (8.16%) CCSP
8 8 (8.16%) CISSP
9 7 (7.14%) CCSA
10 5 (5.10%) CCSE
11 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
12 3 (3.06%) JNCIE
12 3 (3.06%) CCIP
13 2 (2.04%) CNA
13 2 (2.04%) Novell Certification
13 2 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (2.04%) JNCIA
13 2 (2.04%) JNCIP
13 2 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 5 (5.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.02%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) OpenView
1 5 (5.10%) Netcool
2 3 (3.06%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.02%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 56 (57.14%) Cisco
2 36 (36.73%) CheckPoint
3 27 (27.55%) Juniper
4 15 (15.31%) F5
5 14 (14.29%) HP
6 10 (10.20%) Nortel
6 10 (10.20%) Blue Coat
6 10 (10.20%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.14%) Citrix
8 5 (5.10%) Nokia
8 5 (5.10%) Radware
8 5 (5.10%) Crossbeam
9 2 (2.04%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.04%) Avaya
9 2 (2.04%) IBM
10 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.02%) Cramer
10 1 (1.02%) VMware
10 1 (1.02%) Redback
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