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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 43 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 37 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.06% 1.52% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 1.61% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 18
Median daily rate £356 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £166 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £288 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +94.11%
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
844 869 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.54% 94.25% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 444 439
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £26.14 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 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 29 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 59 (77.63%) Cisco
2 35 (46.05%) Firewall
3 34 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (36.84%) CCNP
5 25 (32.89%) LAN
6 23 (30.26%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (26.32%) Juniper
8 19 (25.00%) WAN
9 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
9 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
10 17 (22.37%) BGP
10 17 (22.37%) CCNA
11 16 (21.05%) MPLS
12 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
12 15 (19.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (18.42%) F5
13 14 (18.42%) Wireless
14 13 (17.11%) VPN
15 12 (15.79%) OSPF
15 12 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
17 10 (13.16%) Fortinet
17 10 (13.16%) Network Management
17 10 (13.16%) Network Design
17 10 (13.16%) Huawei
17 10 (13.16%) VLAN
18 9 (11.84%) EIGRP
18 9 (11.84%) Nokia
18 9 (11.84%) Broadband
18 9 (11.84%) ITIL

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 4 (5.26%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) 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 35 (46.05%) Firewall
2 25 (32.89%) LAN
3 23 (30.26%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (25.00%) WAN
5 17 (22.37%) BGP
6 16 (21.05%) MPLS
7 15 (19.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (18.42%) Wireless
9 13 (17.11%) VPN
10 12 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (15.79%) OSPF
11 10 (13.16%) VLAN
12 9 (11.84%) Broadband
12 9 (11.84%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (11.84%) EIGRP
13 8 (10.53%) DHCP
13 8 (10.53%) WLAN
14 7 (9.21%) IPsec
14 7 (9.21%) Network Security
15 6 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) German Language
5 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 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Unix
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Network Design
1 10 (13.16%) Network Management
2 9 (11.84%) ITIL
3 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.89%) Change Management
4 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.58%) Migration
6 4 (5.26%) Change Control
6 4 (5.26%) CRM
6 4 (5.26%) eTOM
6 4 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.26%) Service Management
6 4 (5.26%) Ticket Management
7 3 (3.95%) High Availability
7 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.63%) Presales
8 2 (2.63%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
2 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) C++
3 1 (1.32%) Ruby
3 1 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) VB
3 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (36.84%) CCNP
3 17 (22.37%) CCNA
4 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.89%) CCIE
7 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) Degree
9 2 (2.63%) CCDP
9 2 (2.63%) JNCIA
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
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 4 (5.26%) OPNET
2 3 (3.95%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.32%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 59 (77.63%) Cisco
2 20 (26.32%) Juniper
3 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
4 14 (18.42%) F5
5 10 (13.16%) Fortinet
5 10 (13.16%) Huawei
6 9 (11.84%) Nokia
7 7 (9.21%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.58%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.26%) Citrix
9 4 (5.26%) HP
9 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.26%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.95%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.95%) Ericsson
10 3 (3.95%) Nokia Networks
10 3 (3.95%) Remedy
10 3 (3.95%) Tufin
10 3 (3.95%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £450 per day
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