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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 29 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 39 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.79% 2.45% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 2.63% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 5
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £194 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £387 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £31.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +36.36%
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
768 837 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.23% 93.10% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 467 367
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.39 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 58 (74.36%) Cisco
2 40 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (42.31%) CCNP
4 30 (38.46%) Firewall
5 25 (32.05%) LAN
6 23 (29.49%) WAN
7 20 (25.64%) Telecoms
7 20 (25.64%) BGP
7 20 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (24.36%) CheckPoint
9 18 (23.08%) Juniper
10 16 (20.51%) MPLS
10 16 (20.51%) Wireless
10 16 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (17.95%) OSPF
11 14 (17.95%) CCNA
12 13 (16.67%) EIGRP
12 13 (16.67%) Fortinet
12 13 (16.67%) Network Management
13 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
13 12 (15.38%) Network Security
14 11 (14.10%) Cisco Wireless
14 11 (14.10%) WLAN
14 11 (14.10%) VPN
14 11 (14.10%) CCIE
14 11 (14.10%) Nokia
15 10 (12.82%) IPsec
15 10 (12.82%) Network Design
15 10 (12.82%) F5

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 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.46%) Firewall
2 25 (32.05%) LAN
3 23 (29.49%) WAN
4 20 (25.64%) BGP
4 20 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (20.51%) MPLS
5 16 (20.51%) Wireless
6 14 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (17.95%) OSPF
7 13 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 12 (15.38%) Network Security
9 11 (14.10%) Cisco Wireless
9 11 (14.10%) VPN
9 11 (14.10%) WLAN
10 10 (12.82%) IPsec
11 8 (10.26%) DHCP
12 7 (8.97%) Broadband
12 7 (8.97%) Ethernet
13 6 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (25.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Back Office
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) French Language
5 1 (1.28%) German Language
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.28%) CMDB
4 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Unix
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 4 (5.13%) Solaris
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Network Management
2 10 (12.82%) Network Design
3 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.26%) Change Management
5 7 (8.97%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.85%) Migration
7 3 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Change Control
8 2 (2.56%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (2.56%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.56%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Presales
8 2 (2.56%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.56%) Project Management
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team Management
8 2 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) C#
2 1 (1.28%) C++
2 1 (1.28%) Perl
2 1 (1.28%) Ruby
2 1 (1.28%) VB
2 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (42.31%) CCNP
3 14 (17.95%) CCNA
4 11 (14.10%) CCIE
5 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) Degree
7 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.56%) MCSA
8 2 (2.56%) MCSD
8 2 (2.56%) MCSE
8 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.28%) CCDA
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) OPNET
2 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.28%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 58 (74.36%) Cisco
2 19 (24.36%) CheckPoint
3 18 (23.08%) Juniper
4 13 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 11 (14.10%) Nokia
6 10 (12.82%) F5
7 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.69%) Huawei
8 6 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.69%) Riverbed
9 5 (6.41%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (6.41%) Tufin
10 4 (5.13%) Citrix
10 4 (5.13%) HP
10 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.85%) Ericsson
11 3 (3.85%) Nokia Networks
11 3 (3.85%) Samsung
11 3 (3.85%) TippingPoint
11 3 (3.85%) VMware