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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 40 34 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 28 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.83% 4.53% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 4.80% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 10
Median daily rate £350 £344 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.19 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+27.05% -19.81%

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
675 938 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.34% 94.37% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 538 455
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 21
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 47 (77.05%) Cisco
2 33 (54.10%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (42.62%) CCNP
4 25 (40.98%) Telecoms
5 24 (39.34%) Firewall
6 20 (32.79%) CCNA
7 17 (27.87%) Juniper
8 16 (26.23%) VoIP
9 15 (24.59%) Unified Communications
10 14 (22.95%) CCIE
11 13 (21.31%) WAN
11 13 (21.31%) Network Design
11 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
12 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (19.67%) Migration
12 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
13 10 (16.39%) Cisco UCCX
13 10 (16.39%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (16.39%) Cisco UCCE
14 9 (14.75%) Palo Alto
14 9 (14.75%) Wireless
15 8 (13.11%) Change Management
15 8 (13.11%) OSPF
15 8 (13.11%) SNMP
15 8 (13.11%) LAN
15 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
15 8 (13.11%) Network Security
15 8 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (13.11%) Network Management
16 7 (11.48%) VPN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 24 (39.34%) Firewall
2 16 (26.23%) VoIP
3 15 (24.59%) Unified Communications
4 13 (21.31%) WAN
5 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (14.75%) Wireless
7 8 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (13.11%) LAN
7 8 (13.11%) Network Security
7 8 (13.11%) OSPF
7 8 (13.11%) SNMP
8 7 (11.48%) BGP
8 7 (11.48%) MPLS
8 7 (11.48%) VPN
9 6 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.20%) DSLAM
10 5 (8.20%) GPON
11 4 (6.56%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (6.56%) DSL
11 4 (6.56%) xDSL
General
1 25 (40.98%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) CMDB
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.64%) IVR
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
1 1 (1.64%) Solaris
1 1 (1.64%) Unix
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Network Design
2 12 (19.67%) Migration
3 8 (13.11%) Change Management
3 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
3 8 (13.11%) Network Management
4 6 (9.84%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL
6 4 (6.56%) Process Improvement
6 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) High Availability
7 3 (4.92%) Presales
8 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.28%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (1.64%) CRM
9 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.64%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.64%) Service Management
9 1 (1.64%) Statistics
9 1 (1.64%) Stress Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) Perl
1 1 (1.64%) Python
1 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (42.62%) CCNP
3 20 (32.79%) CCNA
4 14 (22.95%) CCIE
5 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) CCIP
7 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.28%) CISA
8 2 (3.28%) CISM
8 2 (3.28%) CISSP
8 2 (3.28%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.64%) CCDA
9 1 (1.64%) CCDP
9 1 (1.64%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (4.92%) OPNET
3 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.64%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.64%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 47 (77.05%) Cisco
2 17 (27.87%) Juniper
3 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
4 9 (14.75%) Palo Alto
5 6 (9.84%) F5
6 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.56%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.92%) Arista
7 3 (4.92%) Nokia
7 3 (4.92%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.28%) Aruba
8 2 (3.28%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.64%) Avaya
9 1 (1.64%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.64%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.64%) Huawei
9 1 (1.64%) Mitel
9 1 (1.64%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 18 days ago