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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 25 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.07% 2.99% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 3.32% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £395 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £405 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +98.41%
Network Engineer
Berkshire

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
253 241 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 93.70% 89.93% 90.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 126 134
Average daily rate £405 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 18
Average hourly rate £12.83 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.24% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £13.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) SSL
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
8 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) 3G
8 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 2 (14.29%) CCNA
8 2 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Juniper
8 2 (14.29%) ADSL
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 2 (14.29%) RIP
8 2 (14.29%) Validation
8 2 (14.29%) BGP
8 2 (14.29%) CCSA
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) CCSE
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) SSL
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) 3G
7 2 (14.29%) 4G
7 2 (14.29%) ADSL
7 2 (14.29%) BGP
7 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) LTE
7 2 (14.29%) MVNO
7 2 (14.29%) RIP
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) Value-Added Service
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CCSA
3 2 (14.29%) CCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CEH
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) SANS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Endace
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) VMware