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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 36 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 35 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.46% 2.20% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 2.44% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 3
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£388 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £295
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.40 £38.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -25.00%
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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
912 778 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.12% 90.05% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 395 426
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 33 (68.75%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) Firewall
3 23 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (37.50%) Juniper
4 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
6 16 (33.33%) CCNP
6 16 (33.33%) F5
7 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 14 (29.17%) VLAN
8 14 (29.17%) BGP
8 14 (29.17%) LAN
9 13 (27.08%) CCNA
10 12 (25.00%) OSPF
10 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (22.92%) VPN
12 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
13 8 (16.67%) WAN
14 7 (14.58%) ITIL
14 7 (14.58%) CCIE
14 7 (14.58%) HP
14 7 (14.58%) Network Security
14 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
14 7 (14.58%) WebEx
15 6 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (12.50%) MPLS
15 6 (12.50%) Windows
16 5 (10.42%) Linux
16 5 (10.42%) Broadband

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
3 14 (29.17%) LAN
3 14 (29.17%) VLAN
3 14 (29.17%) BGP
4 12 (25.00%) OSPF
5 11 (22.92%) VPN
6 8 (16.67%) WAN
7 7 (14.58%) Network Security
7 7 (14.58%) WebEx
8 6 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (12.50%) MPLS
9 5 (10.42%) Wireless
9 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
9 5 (10.42%) VoIP
9 5 (10.42%) Broadband
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (8.33%) DNS
10 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.25%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
1 1 (2.08%) XML
1 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) HPUX
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) VMS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 5 (10.42%) Network Design
4 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 3 (6.25%) Change Control
5 3 (6.25%) QMS
6 2 (4.17%) Network Management
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) Workflow
7 1 (2.08%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) VB
2 2 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) C++
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (33.33%) CCNP
3 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) CCNA
5 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.58%) CCIE
7 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.25%) Degree
8 3 (6.25%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.17%) JNCIE
10 1 (2.08%) CCSP
10 1 (2.08%) CCIP
10 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
10 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.08%) SCSA
10 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) Juniper
2 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 16 (33.33%) F5
4 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
4 7 (14.58%) HP
5 5 (10.42%) Nokia
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) Crossbeam
6 4 (8.33%) VMware
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.08%) Huawei
8 1 (2.08%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.08%) Meraki
8 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.08%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.08%) Tufin
8 1 (2.08%) Sun
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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