Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 80 97
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 4 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 1.07% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.18% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 10
Reading median daily rate £438 £470 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.91% +6.82% -2.22%
10th Percentile £419 £368 £419
90th Percentile £456 £498 £479
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £444 £440
% change year-on-year -1.41% +0.85% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.22% -23.73%
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -23.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1198 1357 1859
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.37% 90.65% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 718 1122
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £235 £225
90th Percentile £575 £564 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 75 126
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.45 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.25 £43.28 £48.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.88 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.31% -27.50% +14.29%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in Reading

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in Reading

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Reading region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Korn
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) C-shell
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) Arista
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Senior Network 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) C-shell
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) Arista
4 1 (25.00%) VMware