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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 76 65 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 46 60 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.86% 2.40% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.65% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 17
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£295 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £286 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £425 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £31.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 - £25.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.53 - £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £22.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+50.56% -34.55%
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
2203 2263 2200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.87% 90.56% 91.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1085 945
Average daily rate £375 £370 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 50 97
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £22.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -27.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -11 11 £313 -10.71% 4
Slough +6 4 £195 -
Maidenhead 0 3 £325 -18.75%
Bracknell -2 2 £425 +13.33%
Newbury -1 1 £275 -
Windsor -2 1 - - 1
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 84 (70.59%) Cisco
2 65 (54.62%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (43.70%) CCNP
4 47 (39.50%) Firewall
5 35 (29.41%) CheckPoint
6 34 (28.57%) BGP
7 30 (25.21%) Telecoms
8 29 (24.37%) Juniper
9 28 (23.53%) MPLS
9 28 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (22.69%) OSPF
11 25 (21.01%) CCNA
11 25 (21.01%) WAN
11 25 (21.01%) Network Design
12 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
12 23 (19.33%) F5
13 21 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (17.65%) LAN
14 20 (16.81%) VoIP
15 19 (15.97%) SC Cleared
16 16 (13.45%) Network Security
16 16 (13.45%) Data Centre
17 15 (12.61%) VPN
18 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
18 13 (10.92%) CCIE
18 13 (10.92%) Wireless
19 10 (8.40%) Load Balancing
19 10 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
19 10 (8.40%) Migration
19 10 (8.40%) EIGRP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.68%) Lync
2 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Office
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (39.50%) Firewall
2 34 (28.57%) BGP
3 28 (23.53%) MPLS
3 28 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (22.69%) OSPF
5 25 (21.01%) WAN
6 21 (17.65%) LAN
6 21 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (16.81%) VoIP
8 16 (13.45%) Network Security
9 15 (12.61%) VPN
10 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
10 13 (10.92%) Wireless
11 10 (8.40%) EIGRP
11 10 (8.40%) Internet
12 9 (7.56%) Ethernet
12 9 (7.56%) VLAN
13 8 (6.72%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (6.72%) Frame Relay
13 8 (6.72%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) MySQL
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (25.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.20%) Finance
3 1 (0.84%) Legal
3 1 (0.84%) Games
3 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.84%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) HTML
1 1 (0.84%) CSS
1 1 (0.84%) VXML
1 1 (0.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.52%) Clustering
3 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.68%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.84%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Linux
2 8 (6.72%) Windows
3 6 (5.04%) UNIX
4 4 (3.36%) Solaris
5 2 (1.68%) CentOS
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.84%) HPUX
6 1 (0.84%) VMS
6 1 (0.84%) zOS
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Network Design
2 10 (8.40%) Load Balancing
2 10 (8.40%) ITIL
2 10 (8.40%) Migration
2 10 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (5.04%) Network Architecture
4 5 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (4.20%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.36%) Project Planning
5 4 (3.36%) Capacity Management
5 4 (3.36%) Network Management
5 4 (3.36%) Test Strategy
6 3 (2.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.68%) Validation
7 2 (1.68%) Benchmarking
7 2 (1.68%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.68%) SQL
2 1 (0.84%) VB
2 1 (0.84%) Python
2 1 (0.84%) JCL
2 1 (0.84%) Java
2 1 (0.84%) Perl
2 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (54.62%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (43.70%) CCNP
3 25 (21.01%) CCNA
4 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
5 19 (15.97%) SC Cleared
6 13 (10.92%) CCIE
7 5 (4.20%) BC Cleared
8 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.36%) CCDP
9 3 (2.52%) CISSP
9 3 (2.52%) CCIP
10 2 (1.68%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.68%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.68%) Degree
11 1 (0.84%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.84%) CCSP
11 1 (0.84%) CCDA
11 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.84%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) Firmware
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) XenServer
3 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (2.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.84%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 84 (70.59%) Cisco
2 35 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 29 (24.37%) Juniper
4 23 (19.33%) F5
5 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.56%) VMware
7 4 (3.36%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.36%) HP
7 4 (3.36%) EMC
7 4 (3.36%) Ericsson
7 4 (3.36%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (2.52%) Meraki
8 3 (2.52%) Nokia
9 2 (1.68%) NetApp
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle
9 2 (1.68%) Cramer
9 2 (1.68%) Verint
9 2 (1.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (1.68%) Sophos
10 1 (0.84%) Websense
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