The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 28 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.98% 1.23% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.33% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £223 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £303 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-6.36% -11.29%
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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 Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
269 226 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 88.78% 92.62% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 131 121
Average daily rate £375 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £10.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) CCSA
3 6 (60.00%) CCSE
3 6 (60.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (60.00%) Nortel Alteon
3 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (60.00%) Fault Management
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (60.00%) Crossbeam
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (60.00%) Network Management
3 6 (60.00%) F5
3 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (60.00%) TACACS
3 6 (60.00%) Radware
3 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (60.00%) Netcool
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) SMS
3 6 (60.00%) WAP
3 6 (60.00%) CCSP
3 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) OpenView
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Nortel
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (60.00%) Nortel Alteon
2 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 6 (60.00%) TACACS
2 6 (60.00%) SMS
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) VPLS
5 1 (10.00%) BT 21CN
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Fault Management
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCSA
1 6 (60.00%) CCSE
1 6 (60.00%) CCSP
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Netcool
1 6 (60.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Crossbeam
2 6 (60.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) Radware
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper