Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £258 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 6 months to 22 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.

Network Engineer
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 45 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.21% 2.80% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 3.02% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 2
Bracknell median daily rate £258 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.43% -22.22% +50.00%
10th Percentile £207 £309 £418
90th Percentile £269 £464 £483
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.70% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - £13.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £45.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -70.33% +1.11% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. 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
Bracknell
Contract vacancies in Bracknell with a recognized job title 507 530 487
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.54% 92.66% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 252 179
Bracknell median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £183 £182 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 61
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -36.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £19.00 £33.43 £39.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Bracknell

Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Engineer in Bracknell

Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Engineer in Bracknell

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Bracknell region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) SolarWinds
4 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) SCOM
5 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (50.00%) Network Management
7 8 (44.44%) SCCM
7 8 (44.44%) SCSM
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (22.22%) IaaS
9 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) DevOps
10 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 3 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 2 (11.11%) Windows
11 2 (11.11%) DNS
11 2 (11.11%) SLA
11 2 (11.11%) CCNA
11 2 (11.11%) DHCP
11 2 (11.11%) Citrix
11 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
11 2 (11.11%) Retail
11 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
11 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.56%) 3G
6 1 (5.56%) INAP
6 1 (5.56%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) Multicast
6 1 (5.56%) MVNO
6 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) SS7
6 1 (5.56%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) KVM
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) SCOM
2 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 8 (44.44%) SCSM
3 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) VMware