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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 40 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 24 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.44% 3.84% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 4.07% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 10
Median daily rate £350 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £21.53 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+31.24% -19.53%
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
617 959 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.40% 94.39% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 600 417
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 56
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £37.09 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 46 (65.71%) Cisco
2 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (41.43%) CCNP
4 28 (40.00%) Firewall
5 21 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 20 (28.57%) LAN
7 19 (27.14%) WAN
8 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
9 16 (22.86%) Network Security
9 16 (22.86%) BGP
10 15 (21.43%) Juniper
11 13 (18.57%) OSPF
11 13 (18.57%) Wireless
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (18.57%) Network Management
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
12 12 (17.14%) Fortinet
12 12 (17.14%) EIGRP
12 12 (17.14%) CCIE
12 12 (17.14%) WLAN
13 11 (15.71%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (14.29%) Network Design
14 10 (14.29%) MPLS
14 10 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
15 9 (12.86%) Palo Alto
15 9 (12.86%) F5
15 9 (12.86%) Nokia
15 9 (12.86%) CCNA
15 9 (12.86%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.00%) Firewall
2 20 (28.57%) LAN
3 19 (27.14%) WAN
4 16 (22.86%) BGP
4 16 (22.86%) Network Security
5 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (18.57%) OSPF
5 13 (18.57%) Wireless
6 12 (17.14%) EIGRP
6 12 (17.14%) WLAN
7 11 (15.71%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
8 10 (14.29%) MPLS
9 9 (12.86%) IPsec
10 8 (11.43%) VPN
11 6 (8.57%) DHCP
12 5 (7.14%) DSLAM
12 5 (7.14%) Ethernet
12 5 (7.14%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) CMDB
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Network Management
2 10 (14.29%) Network Design
3 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.00%) Change Management
4 7 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 5 (7.14%) Migration
5 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Presales
6 4 (5.71%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.86%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.86%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.86%) Release Management
8 2 (2.86%) Validation
8 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team Management
9 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.43%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (41.43%) CCNP
3 12 (17.14%) CCIE
4 9 (12.86%) CCNA
5 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.86%) CCIP
7 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) CCDA
8 1 (1.43%) Degree
8 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.43%) MCP
8 1 (1.43%) MCSA
8 1 (1.43%) MCSD
8 1 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) OPNET
2 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 46 (65.71%) Cisco
2 21 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (21.43%) Juniper
4 12 (17.14%) Fortinet
5 9 (12.86%) F5
5 9 (12.86%) Nokia
5 9 (12.86%) Palo Alto
6 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.57%) Riverbed
8 5 (7.14%) Tufin
9 4 (5.71%) Citrix
9 4 (5.71%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (5.71%) HP
10 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.29%) TippingPoint
11 2 (2.86%) Aruba
11 2 (2.86%) Huawei
12 1 (1.43%) Infoblox
12 1 (1.43%) Sophos
12 1 (1.43%) Virgin Media