The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Engineer
Rank 64 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 9 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 1.23% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.39% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £210 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £305 £258
% change year-on-year
-2.86% +18.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 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
914 937 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.13% 88.90% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 481 312
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 51
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -19.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £23.28 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) RIP
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) FWSM
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Network Management
4 4 (33.33%) Radware
4 4 (33.33%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (33.33%) SNMP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 4 (33.33%) CCIE
4 4 (33.33%) CCSP
4 4 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCDP
4 4 (33.33%) Nokia
4 4 (33.33%) IPsec
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Redback

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) OSPF
2 5 (41.67%) RIP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (41.67%) FWSM
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
3 4 (33.33%) SNMP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Front Office
2 3 (25.00%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
2 4 (33.33%) CCSP
2 4 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Radware
3 4 (33.33%) Nokia
3 4 (33.33%) Redback
4 3 (25.00%) BT
4 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (16.67%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) Huawei
6 1 (8.33%) Crossbeam
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat