The table below looks at the statistics for the Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 38 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 43 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.36% 1.86% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 1.96% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 9
Average daily rate £375 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -6.36%
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
927 817 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.92% 95.22% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 435 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 22 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title.

1 54 (77.14%) Cisco
2 36 (51.43%) Firewall
3 31 (44.29%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (41.43%) Juniper
5 27 (38.57%) LAN
6 24 (34.29%) CheckPoint
6 24 (34.29%) CCNP
7 23 (32.86%) F5
8 22 (31.43%) VLAN
9 20 (28.57%) BGP
10 19 (27.14%) OSPF
11 18 (25.71%) VPN
11 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
12 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
12 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
12 17 (24.29%) Load Balancing
13 16 (22.86%) MPLS
14 15 (21.43%) CCNA
14 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
15 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (15.71%) WAN
16 11 (15.71%) ITIL
17 10 (14.29%) Broadband
17 10 (14.29%) Wireless
18 9 (12.86%) WebEx
19 8 (11.43%) Network Design
19 8 (11.43%) Fortinet
19 8 (11.43%) Linux
19 8 (11.43%) CCIE

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (51.43%) Firewall
2 27 (38.57%) LAN
3 22 (31.43%) VLAN
4 20 (28.57%) BGP
5 19 (27.14%) OSPF
6 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (25.71%) VPN
7 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
8 16 (22.86%) MPLS
9 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (15.71%) WAN
11 10 (14.29%) Broadband
11 10 (14.29%) Wireless
12 9 (12.86%) WebEx
13 7 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (10.00%) Internet
13 7 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (8.57%) Cisco Wireless
15 5 (7.14%) DNS
15 5 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Back Office
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) French Language
2 1 (1.43%) German Language
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.43%) CGI
1 1 (1.43%) CSS
1 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Load Balancing
2 11 (15.71%) ITIL
3 8 (11.43%) Network Design
4 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.14%) CRM
5 5 (7.14%) eTOM
5 5 (7.14%) Service Management
5 5 (7.14%) Ticket Management
6 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) High Availability
7 3 (4.29%) Migration
7 3 (4.29%) Project Management
8 2 (2.86%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.86%) Network Management
8 2 (2.86%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.86%) Presales
9 1 (1.43%) Line Management
9 1 (1.43%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) Perl
1 3 (4.29%) Python
2 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) C
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) C++
3 1 (1.43%) Ruby
3 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.43%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) VB
3 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (44.29%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (34.29%) CCNP
3 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
4 15 (21.43%) CCNA
4 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (11.43%) CCIE
6 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) CCDP
8 1 (1.43%) CCIP
8 1 (1.43%) CCSP
8 1 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.43%) Degree
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Firmware
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (77.14%) Cisco
2 29 (41.43%) Juniper
3 24 (34.29%) CheckPoint
4 23 (32.86%) F5
5 8 (11.43%) Fortinet
6 7 (10.00%) Huawei
7 4 (5.71%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.29%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) Nokia
8 3 (4.29%) Remedy
8 3 (4.29%) VMware
9 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.86%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.86%) Meraki
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.43%) Aruba
10 1 (1.43%) Brocade
10 1 (1.43%) Ciena
10 1 (1.43%) NetScout
10 1 (1.43%) ProCurve
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Posted: 2 days ago
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