The table below looks at the statistics for the NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £209 £235 £220
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - -
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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
788 918 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.16% 91.43% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 418 361
Average daily rate £376 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

NOC Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NOC Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

NOC Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NOC Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

NOC Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

NOC Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

NOC Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Fault Management
3 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) SS7
4 4 (44.44%) L2TP
4 4 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (33.33%) MGW
5 3 (33.33%) GGSN
5 3 (33.33%) SGSN
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) Velocent
5 3 (33.33%) LDAP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) WAP
6 2 (22.22%) VMS
6 2 (22.22%) INAP
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
7 1 (11.11%) OSPF
7 1 (11.11%) BGP
7 1 (11.11%) DSL
7 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (11.11%) X.21
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SS7
2 4 (44.44%) L2TP
3 3 (33.33%) GGSN
3 3 (33.33%) SGSN
3 3 (33.33%) MGW
3 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) INAP
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) X.21
5 1 (11.11%) xDSL
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) DSL
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) VMS
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Fault Management
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (33.33%) Velocent
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) F5