The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 117 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£445 £455 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +71.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.64 - £44.60
Senior 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
2279 2256 2187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.06% 89.67% 90.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1251 1085 957
Average daily rate £383 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 56 78
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.07 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -3.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £21.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 4 £445 - 3
Senior Network Engineer
South East

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Network Design
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) CCIE
5 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) CCNP
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
6 3 (21.43%) IPsec
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) F5
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) SCTP
7 2 (14.29%) Network Management
7 2 (14.29%) 4G
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter

Senior Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (28.57%) BGP
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 3 (21.43%) OSPF
3 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) SCTP
4 2 (14.29%) 4G
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (14.29%) 3G
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) PPP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) CentOS
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) CCIE
5 3 (21.43%) CCNP
6 1 (7.14%) CCIP
6 1 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (7.14%) CCSP
6 1 (7.14%) CISA
6 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Qualys
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.14%) Tufin
5 1 (7.14%) Meraki
5 1 (7.14%) Websense
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix