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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 61 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 54 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.45% 3.11% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 3.34% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 31
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £24.75 £48.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +105.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £23.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £73.75 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -18.69%
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
2016 2307 2244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.47% 93.06% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1316 1113
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 106 86
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +2 24 £325 -16.12% 2
Bracknell +5 10 £350 - 2
Newbury +9 4 - - 2
Slough -1 2 £275 -10.00%
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 94 (61.44%) Cisco
2 69 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (39.22%) Firewall
4 59 (38.56%) CCNP
5 50 (32.68%) LAN
6 44 (28.76%) Telecoms
7 38 (24.84%) CheckPoint
7 38 (24.84%) Network Security
8 35 (22.88%) WAN
9 30 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (19.61%) VPN
10 28 (18.30%) Juniper
11 25 (16.34%) BGP
11 25 (16.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (15.69%) Data Centre
13 22 (14.38%) MPLS
13 22 (14.38%) WLAN
13 22 (14.38%) Windows
14 21 (13.73%) Network Design
14 21 (13.73%) Fortinet
15 20 (13.07%) TCP/IP
15 20 (13.07%) Wireless
16 19 (12.42%) OSPF
17 18 (11.76%) CCNA
18 17 (11.11%) F5
19 16 (10.46%) DHCP
19 16 (10.46%) IPsec
20 15 (9.80%) Degree
20 15 (9.80%) Load Balancing
20 15 (9.80%) DNS

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 2 (1.31%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (39.22%) Firewall
2 50 (32.68%) LAN
3 38 (24.84%) Network Security
4 35 (22.88%) WAN
5 30 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (19.61%) VPN
6 25 (16.34%) BGP
6 25 (16.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (14.38%) MPLS
7 22 (14.38%) WLAN
8 20 (13.07%) TCP/IP
8 20 (13.07%) Wireless
9 19 (12.42%) OSPF
10 16 (10.46%) DHCP
10 16 (10.46%) IPsec
11 15 (9.80%) DNS
11 15 (9.80%) EIGRP
12 13 (8.50%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (7.84%) Ethernet
14 11 (7.19%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
General
1 44 (28.76%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.19%) Finance
3 7 (4.58%) Marketing
4 3 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) German Language
5 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.23%) CSS
2 1 (0.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.58%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.96%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.96%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.31%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.31%) e-Health
6 2 (1.31%) Statistics
7 1 (0.65%) CMDB
7 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.38%) Windows
2 12 (7.84%) Linux
3 7 (4.58%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (1.31%) Solaris
5 2 (1.31%) Unix
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.73%) Network Design
2 15 (9.80%) Load Balancing
2 15 (9.80%) Network Management
3 12 (7.84%) Change Management
4 10 (6.54%) Migration
5 9 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 9 (5.88%) Presales
6 7 (4.58%) ITIL
6 7 (4.58%) Workflow
7 6 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.92%) Process Improvement
8 5 (3.27%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.27%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.27%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.27%) Project Management
8 5 (3.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.61%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.61%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.61%) Validation
10 3 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.96%) SQL
2 1 (0.65%) C
2 1 (0.65%) C#
2 1 (0.65%) C++
2 1 (0.65%) Perl
2 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.65%) Python
2 1 (0.65%) VB
2 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (38.56%) CCNP
3 18 (11.76%) CCNA
4 15 (9.80%) CCIE
4 15 (9.80%) Degree
5 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.92%) CCSE
6 6 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (3.92%) MCSA
6 6 (3.92%) MCSD
6 6 (3.92%) MCSE
6 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.27%) CCSA
7 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.61%) CCDA
9 3 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.96%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.96%) NCDA
10 2 (1.31%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 4 (2.61%) SLA
3 3 (1.96%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.61%) vSphere
3 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.31%) vCloud
3 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.92%) OPNET
2 6 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.31%) OpenView
3 2 (1.31%) vRealize
4 1 (0.65%) Nessus
4 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.65%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.65%) Nmap
4 1 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 94 (61.44%) Cisco
2 38 (24.84%) CheckPoint
3 28 (18.30%) Juniper
4 21 (13.73%) Fortinet
5 17 (11.11%) F5
6 15 (9.80%) Palo Alto
7 12 (7.84%) Microsoft
8 10 (6.54%) Nokia
9 8 (5.23%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.23%) VMware
10 7 (4.58%) Extreme Networks
11 6 (3.92%) HP
11 6 (3.92%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.27%) Citrix
12 5 (3.27%) Tufin
13 3 (1.96%) Mitel
13 3 (1.96%) NetApp
13 3 (1.96%) TippingPoint
14 2 (1.31%) Avaya
14 2 (1.31%) CA
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