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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 38 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 32 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.31% 3.18% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 3.34% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 10
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £448 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +89.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +27.65%
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
671 899 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.31% 95.23% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 512 521
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 40 (68.97%) Cisco
2 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (44.83%) CCNP
4 24 (41.38%) Firewall
5 18 (31.03%) WAN
6 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
7 16 (27.59%) LAN
8 15 (25.86%) Juniper
8 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
9 13 (22.41%) CCNA
9 13 (22.41%) CCIE
10 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
11 11 (18.97%) Load Balancing
12 10 (17.24%) Network Security
12 10 (17.24%) BGP
12 10 (17.24%) WLAN
12 10 (17.24%) Network Management
12 10 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (15.52%) VoIP
13 9 (15.52%) MPLS
13 9 (15.52%) OSPF
13 9 (15.52%) Wireless
13 9 (15.52%) Network Design
14 8 (13.79%) IPsec
14 8 (13.79%) Palo Alto
15 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (12.07%) Project Management
15 7 (12.07%) Change Management
15 7 (12.07%) Ethernet
16 6 (10.34%) PPP

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 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) Firewall
2 18 (31.03%) WAN
3 16 (27.59%) LAN
4 10 (17.24%) BGP
4 10 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (17.24%) Network Security
4 10 (17.24%) WLAN
5 9 (15.52%) MPLS
5 9 (15.52%) OSPF
5 9 (15.52%) VoIP
5 9 (15.52%) Wireless
6 8 (13.79%) IPsec
7 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (12.07%) Ethernet
8 6 (10.34%) L2TP
8 6 (10.34%) PPP
8 6 (10.34%) SNMP
8 6 (10.34%) VPN
8 6 (10.34%) xDSL
9 5 (8.62%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) CMDB
3 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.72%) IVR
4 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Unix
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
1 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
1 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Load Balancing
2 10 (17.24%) Network Management
3 9 (15.52%) Network Design
4 7 (12.07%) Change Management
4 7 (12.07%) Project Management
5 6 (10.34%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) ITIL
6 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.17%) Presales
7 3 (5.17%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.45%) Low Latency
8 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team Management
9 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.72%) Release Management
9 1 (1.72%) Stress Testing
9 1 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
1 1 (1.72%) Python
1 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (44.83%) CCNP
3 13 (22.41%) CCIE
3 13 (22.41%) CCNA
4 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) CCIP
5 2 (3.45%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.72%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) OPNET
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.72%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.72%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Cisco
2 15 (25.86%) Juniper
3 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 8 (13.79%) Palo Alto
5 5 (8.62%) F5
5 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.17%) Aruba
7 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.17%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.45%) HP
8 2 (3.45%) Nokia
8 2 (3.45%) VMware
9 1 (1.72%) Avaya
9 1 (1.72%) Dell
9 1 (1.72%) EMC
9 1 (1.72%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft