The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 16 April 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 Slough 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 32 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.38% 1.81% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.89% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £450 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £29.80 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +30.96%
Job Titles Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
249 264 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 94.68% 95.31% 91.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 123 113
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +133.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £43.75 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Network Engineer
Berkshire

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) ADSL
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) xDSL
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) CCVP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) ADSL
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) xDSL
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) DSL
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) TACACS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCVP
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper