The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 70 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 50 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.99% 1.11% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.22% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 7
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£350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £324 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-41.33% +70.45%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2207 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.70% 90.97% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 949 1038
Average daily rate £365 £373 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 84 103
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Network Engineer
South East

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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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 +17 19 £325 +8.33% 3
Bracknell +4 4 £384 +27.93%
Slough +3 3 - - 1
Newbury 0 1 - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 67 (55.83%) Cisco
2 56 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (42.50%) Firewall
4 43 (35.83%) CCNP
5 36 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 36 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 34 (28.33%) Network Security
7 33 (27.50%) Security Cleared
8 31 (25.83%) VPN
9 30 (25.00%) Juniper
9 30 (25.00%) Network Design
10 29 (24.17%) MPLS
11 28 (23.33%) OSPF
11 28 (23.33%) LAN
12 27 (22.50%) WAN
13 26 (21.67%) SC Cleared
14 23 (19.17%) BGP
15 20 (16.67%) CCNA
16 18 (15.00%) Ethernet
17 17 (14.17%) DNS
18 15 (12.50%) CCIE
18 15 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (11.67%) F5
19 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
19 14 (11.67%) IPsec
20 13 (10.83%) 3G
20 13 (10.83%) TCP/IP
20 13 (10.83%) Capacity Planning
20 13 (10.83%) Load Balancing
21 12 (10.00%) Cisco PIX

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (3.33%) Apache
2 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Office 365
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (42.50%) Firewall
2 34 (28.33%) Network Security
3 31 (25.83%) VPN
4 29 (24.17%) MPLS
5 28 (23.33%) OSPF
5 28 (23.33%) LAN
6 27 (22.50%) WAN
7 23 (19.17%) BGP
8 18 (15.00%) Ethernet
9 17 (14.17%) DNS
10 15 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (11.67%) IPsec
12 13 (10.83%) 3G
12 13 (10.83%) TCP/IP
13 12 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
14 11 (9.17%) LTE
14 11 (9.17%) Radio Access Network
14 11 (9.17%) DHCP
14 11 (9.17%) ATM
14 11 (9.17%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) MS Access
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.67%) MySQL
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.67%) Games
2 2 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Electronics
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) .NET
1 2 (1.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
1 1 (0.83%) SecurID
1 1 (0.83%) Statistics
1 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.33%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) UNIX
3 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.33%) Linux
4 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.00%) Network Design
2 13 (10.83%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (10.83%) Load Balancing
3 8 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 7 (5.83%) ITIL
5 6 (5.00%) eTOM
5 6 (5.00%) Change Management
5 6 (5.00%) Migration
6 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.17%) Fault Management
6 5 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.17%) Network Management
7 3 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (2.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.50%) Demand Forecasting
8 2 (1.67%) Change Control
8 2 (1.67%) Security Architecture
8 2 (1.67%) Information Security
8 2 (1.67%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.00%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) VB
3 3 (2.50%) C
4 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (35.83%) CCNP
3 33 (27.50%) Security Cleared
4 26 (21.67%) SC Cleared
5 20 (16.67%) CCNA
6 15 (12.50%) CCIE
7 7 (5.83%) CISSP
7 7 (5.83%) Degree
8 4 (3.33%) JNCIP
8 4 (3.33%) CCSA
8 4 (3.33%) CCSP
8 4 (3.33%) CCIP
9 3 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.50%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.67%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.67%) MCSA
10 2 (1.67%) CCDP
10 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.83%) CNA
11 1 (0.83%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) KVM
3 2 (1.67%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) OPNET
2 4 (3.33%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) OpenView
4 1 (0.83%) Netcool
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (55.83%) Cisco
2 36 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 30 (25.00%) Juniper
4 14 (11.67%) F5
5 9 (7.50%) Nortel
6 8 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 8 (6.67%) Huawei
7 7 (5.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (4.17%) Business Objects
8 5 (4.17%) BT
8 5 (4.17%) HP
8 5 (4.17%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.33%) Nokia
9 4 (3.33%) VMware
9 4 (3.33%) Citrix
10 2 (1.67%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.67%) Avaya
10 2 (1.67%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.83%) IBM
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