The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had IP Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Engineer
Rank 70 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 9 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.33% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.36% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £303 £380
% change year-on-year
+40.49% -20.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
IP 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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
838 845 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.39% 94.20% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 436 443
Median daily rate £408 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £26.14 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured IP Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IP Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring IP Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) CCNP
5 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 6 (28.57%) CCSA
6 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 6 (28.57%) ProxySG
6 6 (28.57%) CCSE
6 6 (28.57%) Huawei
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (28.57%) F5
6 6 (28.57%) FWSM
6 6 (28.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
6 6 (28.57%) FortiGate
7 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (19.05%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (19.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (19.05%) CISSP
7 4 (19.05%) High Availability
7 4 (19.05%) OSPF
7 4 (19.05%) BGP
7 4 (19.05%) VRRP
7 4 (19.05%) SMTP
7 4 (19.05%) HTTP
7 4 (19.05%) RIP

IP Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (28.57%) FWSM
3 4 (19.05%) BGP
3 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
3 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
3 4 (19.05%) OSPF
3 4 (19.05%) RIP
3 4 (19.05%) SMTP
3 4 (19.05%) SNMP
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) VRRP
3 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
4 2 (9.52%) Broadband
5 1 (4.76%) Q.931
5 1 (4.76%) Softswitch
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Billing
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
1 6 (28.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
2 4 (19.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (19.05%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCSA
3 6 (28.57%) CCSE
4 4 (19.05%) CISSP
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 6 (28.57%) F5
2 6 (28.57%) Huawei
3 3 (14.29%) BT
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) GENBAND