Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 78 94
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 3 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.21% 0.56% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.60% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 16
Reading median daily rate £480 £425 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% -2.58% -
10th Percentile £463 £372 £359
90th Percentile £501 £475 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £456 £425 £434
% change year-on-year +7.35% -2.02% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,358 1,160 1,745
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.21% 92.65% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 588 985
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £243
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 87 75
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -14.29% -18.79%
10th Percentile £11.81 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £54.51 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.56 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +23.70% +5.26% -25.97%

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 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Senior Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SMS
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper

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 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper