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 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 25 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.54% 3.97% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 4.20% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 9
Median daily rate £335 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £444 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%

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
645 882 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.23% 94.74% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 508 458
Median daily rate £413 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £31.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.33% +62.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £54.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 23 January 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 42 (76.36%) Cisco
2 32 (58.18%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (43.64%) CCNP
4 22 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 21 (38.18%) Firewall
6 17 (30.91%) CCNA
7 15 (27.27%) Juniper
8 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
9 12 (21.82%) CCIE
9 12 (21.82%) VoIP
10 11 (20.00%) WAN
10 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 10 (18.18%) Network Design
11 10 (18.18%) Unified Communications
11 10 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (16.36%) Network Management
12 9 (16.36%) Migration
12 9 (16.36%) SNMP
12 9 (16.36%) LAN
13 8 (14.55%) Change Management
13 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
13 8 (14.55%) Palo Alto
14 7 (12.73%) F5
14 7 (12.73%) Network Security
14 7 (12.73%) Wireless
14 7 (12.73%) OSPF
14 7 (12.73%) BGP
15 6 (10.91%) MPLS
15 6 (10.91%) Project Management
15 6 (10.91%) Finance

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 21 (38.18%) Firewall
2 12 (21.82%) VoIP
3 11 (20.00%) WAN
4 10 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (18.18%) Unified Communications
5 9 (16.36%) LAN
5 9 (16.36%) SNMP
6 7 (12.73%) BGP
6 7 (12.73%) Network Security
6 7 (12.73%) OSPF
6 7 (12.73%) Wireless
7 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (10.91%) MPLS
8 5 (9.09%) DSLAM
8 5 (9.09%) GPON
8 5 (9.09%) VPN
8 5 (9.09%) WLAN
9 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
9 4 (7.27%) xDSL
General
1 22 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) CMDB
3 2 (3.64%) Statistics
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Network Design
2 9 (16.36%) Migration
2 9 (16.36%) Network Management
3 8 (14.55%) Change Management
3 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Process Improvement
5 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.45%) High Availability
6 3 (5.45%) Presales
7 2 (3.64%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 1 (1.82%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.82%) Release Management
8 1 (1.82%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Perl
1 1 (1.82%) Python
1 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (58.18%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (43.64%) CCNP
3 17 (30.91%) CCNA
4 12 (21.82%) CCIE
5 4 (7.27%) CCIP
5 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) CCDA
8 1 (1.82%) CCDP
8 1 (1.82%) CCVP
8 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (5.45%) OPNET
3 2 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.82%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 42 (76.36%) Cisco
2 15 (27.27%) Juniper
3 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (14.55%) Palo Alto
5 7 (12.73%) F5
6 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.27%) Citrix
8 3 (5.45%) Aruba
8 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.45%) Nokia
8 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.64%) Avaya
9 2 (3.64%) Clearswift
9 2 (3.64%) HP
10 1 (1.82%) BT
10 1 (1.82%) EMC
10 1 (1.82%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.82%) Mitel
10 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.82%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago