The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 22 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.72% 1.02% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 1.10% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -19.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
235 273 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.36% 92.86% 90.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 132 76
Average daily rate £323 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Ethernet
2 9 (64.29%) BGP
2 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (57.14%) Internet
3 8 (57.14%) VPN
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) OSPF
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) CCNA
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) RIP
6 5 (35.71%) ADSL
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) BC Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) DSL
6 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
6 5 (35.71%) xDSL
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) Frame Relay
7 4 (28.57%) SDH
7 4 (28.57%) ATM
7 4 (28.57%) Juniper
8 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 3 (21.43%) CA

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Ethernet
1 9 (64.29%) BGP
2 8 (57.14%) Internet
2 8 (57.14%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) OSPF
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) RIP
5 5 (35.71%) ADSL
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) DSL
5 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
5 5 (35.71%) xDSL
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) Frame Relay
6 4 (28.57%) SDH
6 4 (28.57%) ATM
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) SUSE
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) BC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCIP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
1 3 (21.43%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) CA
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Splunk
4 2 (14.29%) Nortel
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks