The first table below looks at the demand for the NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 75 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 55 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.93% - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% - 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £190 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 - £16.00
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
NOC Engineer
South East

NOC Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NOC Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

NOC Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NOC Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NOC Engineer across the Berkshire region.

NOC Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

NOC Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NOC Engineer across the Berkshire region.

NOC Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

NOC 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 NOC Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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NOC Engineer
South East

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title.

1 43 (74.14%) Configuration Management
1 43 (74.14%) Fault Management
2 42 (72.41%) Change Management
3 38 (65.52%) Telecoms
4 33 (56.90%) Juniper
5 32 (55.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 31 (53.45%) SS7
7 29 (50.00%) Problem Management
8 28 (48.28%) Performance Management
9 26 (44.83%) DNS
10 24 (41.38%) GGSN
10 24 (41.38%) SGSN
11 23 (39.66%) MGW
12 20 (34.48%) Velocent
12 20 (34.48%) Front Office
13 19 (32.76%) Cisco
14 18 (31.03%) LDAP
14 18 (31.03%) L2TP
15 17 (29.31%) MPLS
16 14 (24.14%) Huawei
17 12 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
18 9 (15.52%) Firewall
18 9 (15.52%) Ethernet
19 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
19 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
19 8 (13.79%) WAP
19 8 (13.79%) VMS
19 8 (13.79%) INAP
19 8 (13.79%) 4G
19 8 (13.79%) SIGTRAN

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) SS7
2 26 (44.83%) DNS
3 24 (41.38%) GGSN
3 24 (41.38%) SGSN
4 23 (39.66%) MGW
5 18 (31.03%) LDAP
5 18 (31.03%) L2TP
6 17 (29.31%) MPLS
7 12 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (15.52%) Firewall
8 9 (15.52%) Ethernet
9 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
9 8 (13.79%) INAP
9 8 (13.79%) 4G
9 8 (13.79%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (12.07%) SDH
11 2 (3.45%) OSPF
11 2 (3.45%) BGP
11 2 (3.45%) DWDM
11 2 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
General
1 38 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 20 (34.48%) Front Office
3 5 (8.62%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) WAP
2 1 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) VMS
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (74.14%) Configuration Management
1 43 (74.14%) Fault Management
2 42 (72.41%) Change Management
3 29 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 28 (48.28%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL
5 1 (1.72%) Service Management
5 1 (1.72%) Network Design
5 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.45%) CCNP
1 2 (3.45%) CCNA
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) CCDP
2 1 (1.72%) CCIP
2 1 (1.72%) CCIE
2 1 (1.72%) CCSP
2 1 (1.72%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Netcool
2 1 (1.72%) PureDisk
2 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Legato
2 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Juniper
2 32 (55.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 20 (34.48%) Velocent
4 19 (32.76%) Cisco
5 14 (24.14%) Huawei
6 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.45%) BT
8 1 (1.72%) F5
8 1 (1.72%) EMC
8 1 (1.72%) Nortel
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) Nokia
8 1 (1.72%) VMware
8 1 (1.72%) Altiris
8 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat