The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% - -
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 - -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
803 880 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.12% 91.29% 89.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 382 381
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
NOC Engineer
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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 25 July 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 26 (76.47%) Configuration Management
1 26 (76.47%) Change Management
2 25 (73.53%) Fault Management
3 20 (58.82%) Telecoms
3 20 (58.82%) Juniper
4 19 (55.88%) SS7
5 18 (52.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 16 (47.06%) Problem Management
6 16 (47.06%) Performance Management
6 16 (47.06%) DNS
7 15 (44.12%) GGSN
7 15 (44.12%) SGSN
8 13 (38.24%) MGW
8 13 (38.24%) Velocent
9 12 (35.29%) L2TP
9 12 (35.29%) MPLS
10 11 (32.35%) Cisco
10 11 (32.35%) LDAP
11 8 (23.53%) Huawei
12 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (17.65%) Firewall
13 6 (17.65%) Front Office
13 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
14 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
14 5 (14.71%) WAP
14 5 (14.71%) VMS
14 5 (14.71%) INAP
14 5 (14.71%) SIGTRAN
14 5 (14.71%) 4G
15 4 (11.76%) SDH

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (55.88%) SS7
2 16 (47.06%) DNS
3 15 (44.12%) GGSN
3 15 (44.12%) SGSN
4 13 (38.24%) MGW
5 12 (35.29%) L2TP
5 12 (35.29%) MPLS
6 11 (32.35%) LDAP
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (17.65%) Firewall
8 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
9 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 5 (14.71%) INAP
9 5 (14.71%) SIGTRAN
9 5 (14.71%) 4G
10 4 (11.76%) SDH
11 2 (5.88%) VPN
11 2 (5.88%) OSPF
11 2 (5.88%) BGP
11 2 (5.88%) IPsec
General
1 20 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Front Office
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) VMS
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Configuration Management
1 26 (76.47%) Change Management
2 25 (73.53%) Fault Management
3 16 (47.06%) Problem Management
3 16 (47.06%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Stress Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Network Design
4 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
1 1 (2.94%) Python
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCNA
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CCSA
3 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCDP
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Juniper
2 18 (52.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 13 (38.24%) Velocent
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco
5 8 (23.53%) Huawei
6 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia