Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Network Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 150 167
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 5 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.73% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 11
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £435 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -1.14% -2.22%
10th Percentile £419 £371 £425
90th Percentile £456 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £420 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +1.82% - -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.22% -23.73%
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.57% -43.33% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3777 3964 4660
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 92.19% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2141 2516
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.75% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £216
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 187 250
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -32.71% +24.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.05 £45.00 £45.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in Berkshire

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in Berkshire

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in Berkshire

Senior Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 3 £438 -4.89%
Slough +5 1 - -
Senior Network Engineer
South East

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Network 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 Berkshire region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) C-shell
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) SS7
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (20.00%) SS7
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C-shell
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Sun