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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 59 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 52 74 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.67% 2.95% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 3.19% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 30
Median daily rate £350 £344 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £269 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £336 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.94 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.94 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.75%

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
1821 2318 2674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.48% 92.39% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 1240 1321
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 82 82
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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 +4 26 £363 +11.11% 6
Slough +9 6 £313 -13.49%
Bracknell +7 4 £350 -26.31%
Newbury +1 1 £213 -32.00%
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 87 (70.16%) Cisco
2 56 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (37.10%) CCNP
4 43 (34.68%) Firewall
5 42 (33.87%) Telecoms
6 37 (29.84%) Juniper
7 29 (23.39%) LAN
8 26 (20.97%) CCNA
9 24 (19.35%) OSPF
9 24 (19.35%) Network Design
10 23 (18.55%) CheckPoint
11 22 (17.74%) WAN
12 21 (16.94%) MPLS
12 21 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (16.94%) Data Centre
13 20 (16.13%) Security Cleared
13 20 (16.13%) VoIP
14 19 (15.32%) BGP
14 19 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (14.52%) Unified Communications
15 18 (14.52%) CCIE
16 17 (13.71%) Migration
17 16 (12.90%) TCP/IP
17 16 (12.90%) VPN
18 15 (12.10%) SNMP
18 15 (12.10%) Network Security
19 14 (11.29%) DV Cleared
19 14 (11.29%) Wireless
20 13 (10.48%) Palo Alto
21 12 (9.68%) F5

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 (0.81%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 43 (34.68%) Firewall
2 29 (23.39%) LAN
3 24 (19.35%) OSPF
4 22 (17.74%) WAN
5 21 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (16.94%) MPLS
6 20 (16.13%) VoIP
7 19 (15.32%) BGP
7 19 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (14.52%) Unified Communications
9 16 (12.90%) TCP/IP
9 16 (12.90%) VPN
10 15 (12.10%) Network Security
10 15 (12.10%) SNMP
11 14 (11.29%) Wireless
12 12 (9.68%) Ethernet
13 11 (8.87%) DNS
14 10 (8.06%) Broadband
15 9 (7.26%) WLAN
16 7 (5.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (33.87%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.65%) Finance
3 2 (1.61%) Marketing
3 2 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (0.81%) e-Health
3 1 (0.81%) IVR
3 1 (0.81%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.81%) PKI
3 1 (0.81%) Replication
3 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.23%) Windows
2 3 (2.42%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.35%) Network Design
2 17 (13.71%) Migration
3 10 (8.06%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.45%) Change Management
4 8 (6.45%) CRM
4 8 (6.45%) ITIL
4 8 (6.45%) Network Management
5 7 (5.65%) Project Management
6 5 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (3.23%) High Availability
7 4 (3.23%) Process Improvement
8 3 (2.42%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.42%) Presales
8 3 (2.42%) Validation
9 2 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.61%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.61%) Service Management
9 2 (1.61%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.61%) SQL
2 1 (0.81%) C
2 1 (0.81%) Perl
2 1 (0.81%) Python
2 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (37.10%) CCNP
3 26 (20.97%) CCNA
4 20 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 18 (14.52%) CCIE
6 14 (11.29%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.84%) CCSE
7 6 (4.84%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (4.84%) Degree
7 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.61%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.61%) CCIP
8 2 (1.61%) CISA
8 2 (1.61%) CISM
8 2 (1.61%) CISSP
8 2 (1.61%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.81%) CCDA
9 1 (0.81%) CCVP
9 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.81%) QA
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (8.06%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (8.06%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.42%) OPNET
3 2 (1.61%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.61%) OpenView
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.81%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.81%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 87 (70.16%) Cisco
2 37 (29.84%) Juniper
3 23 (18.55%) CheckPoint
4 13 (10.48%) Palo Alto
5 12 (9.68%) F5
6 8 (6.45%) Huawei
7 7 (5.65%) Citrix
7 7 (5.65%) VMware
8 5 (4.03%) HP
8 5 (4.03%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.23%) Aruba
9 4 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (3.23%) Nokia
10 3 (2.42%) Arista
10 3 (2.42%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.61%) EMC
11 2 (1.61%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.61%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.61%) Sourcefire
Reading, Berkshire
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