The median contractor rate for a Network Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 5 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.92% 2.93% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 3.19% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% -7.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.36% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 244 251 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 93.85% 91.94% 90.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 137 135
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £253 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 32
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £48.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 28 March 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (54.55%) Network Design
5 5 (45.45%) CCSE
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) SSL
5 5 (45.45%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) CCNP
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) MPLS
7 3 (27.27%) OSPF
7 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) BC Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) xDSL
8 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 2 (18.18%) BGP
8 2 (18.18%) DSL
8 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
8 2 (18.18%) RIP

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) ADSL
5 2 (18.18%) ATM
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) DSL
5 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) RIP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) xDSL
6 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Check Point Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) BC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) SAP