The first table below looks at the demand for the IP Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Reading 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 58 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 9 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 0.97% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.07% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
- +200.00%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
782 842 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.76% 90.83% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 365 388
Average daily rate £375 £385 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
IP Engineer
Berkshire

IP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IP Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

IP Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited IP 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 IP Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 14 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco PIX
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (54.55%) MPLS
5 12 (54.55%) OSPF
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (50.00%) CCIE
6 11 (50.00%) VPN
7 10 (45.45%) SNMP
7 10 (45.45%) IPsec
7 10 (45.45%) FortiGate
7 10 (45.45%) F5
8 9 (40.91%) Network Management
8 9 (40.91%) BIG-IP
8 9 (40.91%) VoIP
8 9 (40.91%) BGP
9 8 (36.36%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (36.36%) CISSP
9 8 (36.36%) Apache
9 8 (36.36%) CCSP
9 8 (36.36%) FWSM
10 7 (31.82%) CCNP
10 7 (31.82%) DNS
10 7 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
11 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited IP 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 IP Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco PIX
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (54.55%) MPLS
3 12 (54.55%) OSPF
4 11 (50.00%) VPN
5 10 (45.45%) IPsec
5 10 (45.45%) SNMP
6 9 (40.91%) VoIP
6 9 (40.91%) BIG-IP
6 9 (40.91%) BGP
7 8 (36.36%) FWSM
8 7 (31.82%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) Broadband
10 4 (18.18%) Network Security
11 2 (9.09%) LTE
11 2 (9.09%) 3G
11 2 (9.09%) UMTS
11 2 (9.09%) RIP
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Billing
2 5 (22.73%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Network Management
2 7 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (22.73%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Network Design
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.55%) eTOM
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCIE
3 8 (36.36%) CCSP
3 8 (36.36%) Check Point Certification
3 8 (36.36%) CISSP
4 7 (31.82%) CCNP
5 6 (27.27%) CCDP
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 14 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 10 (45.45%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
6 3 (13.64%) Nokia
6 3 (13.64%) Radware
6 3 (13.64%) Redback
7 2 (9.09%) Huawei
7 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.55%) Tufin
8 1 (4.55%) AlgoSec