The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 44 58 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 37 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.59% 1.81% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 1.92% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 20
Median daily rate £350 £288 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £340 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -
UK excluding London median 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 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
954 936 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.53% 94.26% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 474
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (78.95%) Cisco
2 33 (43.42%) Firewall
3 32 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (36.84%) CCNP
5 26 (34.21%) LAN
5 26 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (27.63%) Juniper
7 19 (25.00%) MPLS
8 18 (23.68%) BGP
8 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
9 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
9 17 (22.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (21.05%) WAN
11 15 (19.74%) F5
12 14 (18.42%) Wireless
13 13 (17.11%) OSPF
13 13 (17.11%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
14 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
14 12 (15.79%) VPN
14 12 (15.79%) CCNA
14 12 (15.79%) Broadband
15 10 (13.16%) VLAN
15 10 (13.16%) ITIL
15 10 (13.16%) Huawei
16 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
16 9 (11.84%) Cisco Wireless
16 9 (11.84%) Network Design
17 8 (10.53%) Nokia
17 8 (10.53%) EIGRP

Network 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.58%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (43.42%) Firewall
2 26 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
2 26 (34.21%) LAN
3 19 (25.00%) MPLS
4 18 (23.68%) BGP
5 17 (22.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (21.05%) WAN
7 14 (18.42%) Wireless
8 13 (17.11%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (17.11%) OSPF
9 12 (15.79%) Broadband
9 12 (15.79%) VPN
10 10 (13.16%) VLAN
11 9 (11.84%) Cisco Wireless
12 8 (10.53%) EIGRP
13 7 (9.21%) Internet
13 7 (9.21%) WLAN
14 6 (7.89%) IPsec
14 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
15 5 (6.58%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) German Language
4 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.32%) CGI
2 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Unix
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) Solaris
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Network Design
3 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
3 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.58%) CRM
4 5 (6.58%) eTOM
4 5 (6.58%) Migration
4 5 (6.58%) Service Management
4 5 (6.58%) Ticket Management
5 4 (5.26%) Change Control
5 4 (5.26%) Change Management
5 4 (5.26%) Network Management
5 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.95%) High Availability
6 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.95%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.63%) Presales
7 2 (2.63%) Validation
7 2 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) Python
2 3 (3.95%) Perl
3 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.32%) C
4 1 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) C++
4 1 (1.32%) Ruby
4 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.32%) SQL
4 1 (1.32%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (36.84%) CCNP
3 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
4 12 (15.79%) CCNA
5 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.21%) CCIE
7 4 (5.26%) Degree
8 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.63%) CCDP
9 2 (2.63%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.63%) MCSA
9 2 (2.63%) MCSD
9 2 (2.63%) MCSE
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.32%) CCDA
10 1 (1.32%) CCIP
10 1 (1.32%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.63%) OPNET
2 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.32%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 60 (78.95%) Cisco
2 21 (27.63%) Juniper
3 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
4 15 (19.74%) F5
5 10 (13.16%) Huawei
6 8 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 8 (10.53%) Nokia
7 5 (6.58%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (6.58%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.95%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.95%) Ericsson
9 3 (3.95%) HP
9 3 (3.95%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (3.95%) Remedy
9 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.95%) VMware
10 2 (2.63%) NetScout
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle
10 2 (2.63%) Riverbed