The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Network Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.52% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £380 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £306
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.68%

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
662 956 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.85% 94.19% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 558 459
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Network Support Engineer in the job title.

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Network Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Network Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Network Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) DSLAM
1 4 (66.67%) GPON
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCIP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) ICMP
3 1 (16.67%) Telnet
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office

Network Support 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 4 (66.67%) DSLAM
1 4 (66.67%) GPON
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HSRP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) ICMP
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Telnet
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) F5
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper