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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 44 55 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 87 75 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.42% 2.77% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 2.98% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 16
Average daily rate £350 £363 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.85% -2.83%
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 2518 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.47% 93.16% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1245 1232
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 74 110
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £30.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 46 £363 - 12
Slough +12 8 £370 -1.98% 1
Newbury +11 4 £313 -15.54% 1
Windsor 0 4 £365 - 1
Bracknell -8 2 £475 +58.33% 3
Maidenhead -1 1 - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (74.31%) Cisco
2 76 (52.78%) Firewall
3 52 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (34.03%) Juniper
5 47 (32.64%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (30.56%) LAN
7 41 (28.47%) CheckPoint
8 40 (27.78%) BGP
8 40 (27.78%) CCNP
9 34 (23.61%) F5
9 34 (23.61%) Telecoms
9 34 (23.61%) OSPF
10 32 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 31 (21.53%) Wireless
12 28 (19.44%) VPN
12 28 (19.44%) VLAN
13 27 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (18.06%) WAN
15 25 (17.36%) MPLS
15 25 (17.36%) Network Security
16 22 (15.28%) ITIL
16 22 (15.28%) Data Centre
17 21 (14.58%) Security Cleared
18 20 (13.89%) CCNA
19 19 (13.19%) SLA
20 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
21 17 (11.81%) Load Balancing
21 17 (11.81%) CCIE
22 15 (10.42%) EIGRP
23 14 (9.72%) Internet

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (3.47%) CMS
3 2 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) IaaS
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (52.78%) Firewall
2 47 (32.64%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (30.56%) LAN
4 40 (27.78%) BGP
5 34 (23.61%) OSPF
6 32 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 31 (21.53%) Wireless
8 28 (19.44%) VLAN
8 28 (19.44%) VPN
9 27 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (18.06%) WAN
11 25 (17.36%) MPLS
11 25 (17.36%) Network Security
12 15 (10.42%) EIGRP
13 14 (9.72%) Internet
14 13 (9.03%) Cisco Wireless
14 13 (9.03%) Diameter Protocol
14 13 (9.03%) DNS
15 12 (8.33%) SS7
16 11 (7.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (23.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.39%) Finance
3 1 (0.69%) Back Office
3 1 (0.69%) Billing
3 1 (0.69%) French Language
3 1 (0.69%) German Language
3 1 (0.69%) Marketing
3 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.39%) CGI
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
3 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.69%) Clustering
3 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.72%) Unix
1 14 (9.72%) Windows
2 12 (8.33%) Linux
2 12 (8.33%) Solaris
3 8 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.28%) ITIL
2 17 (11.81%) Load Balancing
3 13 (9.03%) Network Design
4 11 (7.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (5.56%) High Availability
5 8 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.86%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (3.47%) Change Control
7 5 (3.47%) CRM
7 5 (3.47%) eTOM
7 5 (3.47%) Migration
7 5 (3.47%) Project Management
7 5 (3.47%) Service Management
7 5 (3.47%) Ticket Management
8 4 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.08%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.08%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.08%) Presales
9 3 (2.08%) Validation
10 2 (1.39%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.08%) Perl
1 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (0.69%) C
2 1 (0.69%) C#
2 1 (0.69%) C++
2 1 (0.69%) Ruby
2 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.69%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) VB
2 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (27.78%) CCNP
3 21 (14.58%) Security Cleared
4 20 (13.89%) CCNA
5 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 17 (11.81%) CCIE
7 6 (4.17%) Degree
8 5 (3.47%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.08%) CCDP
9 3 (2.08%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.39%) CCDA
10 2 (1.39%) CCSA
10 2 (1.39%) CEH
10 2 (1.39%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.39%) CISSP
10 2 (1.39%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.39%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.39%) SANS
11 1 (0.69%) CCIP
11 1 (0.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Firmware
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.47%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.39%) Endace
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 107 (74.31%) Cisco
2 49 (34.03%) Juniper
3 41 (28.47%) CheckPoint
4 34 (23.61%) F5
5 12 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 11 (7.64%) Palo Alto
7 10 (6.94%) HP
7 10 (6.94%) Huawei
8 8 (5.56%) Nokia
9 7 (4.86%) Oracle
9 7 (4.86%) Sybase
10 6 (4.17%) Aruba
10 6 (4.17%) Avaya
10 6 (4.17%) Brocade
10 6 (4.17%) NetScout
10 6 (4.17%) VMware
11 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (2.08%) Ericsson
12 3 (2.08%) Remedy
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