The median contractor rate for a NOC Engineer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Operations Centre Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 68 69
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £175 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +43.63% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £9.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 527 822 776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.33% 93.73% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 482 382
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

NOC Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured NOC Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for NOC Engineer in Reading

NOC Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NOC Engineer in Reading

NOC Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NOC Engineer in Reading

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, NOC 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 Reading region featuring NOC Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) VMware