The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 96 80 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Design 27 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.06% 1.67% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.23% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
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£275 £453 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.22% +36.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £273 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £481 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -14.45%
Network Design
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1884 1884 1697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.62% 74.88% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 894 766
Average daily rate £388 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 21 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.07 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.10% -43.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region.

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 10 £394 +1.61%
Slough +5 6 £250 - 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Newbury -4 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £350 -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design.

1 40 (54.79%) Cisco
2 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
3 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (31.51%) Firewall
5 20 (27.40%) BGP
6 19 (26.03%) 3G
6 19 (26.03%) CheckPoint
7 18 (24.66%) Juniper
7 18 (24.66%) CCNP
7 18 (24.66%) OSPF
7 18 (24.66%) 4G
8 17 (23.29%) MPLS
9 14 (19.18%) LAN
9 14 (19.18%) LTE
10 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (16.44%) CCIE
12 10 (13.70%) VoIP
12 10 (13.70%) VPN
13 9 (12.33%) WAN
13 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
13 9 (12.33%) Degree
14 8 (10.96%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (10.96%) Diameter Protocol
14 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
14 8 (10.96%) CCNA
14 8 (10.96%) 2G
15 7 (9.59%) Network Planning
15 7 (9.59%) Huawei
15 7 (9.59%) DNS
15 7 (9.59%) Radio Access Network

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.11%) Lync
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) Firewall
2 20 (27.40%) BGP
3 19 (26.03%) 3G
4 18 (24.66%) OSPF
4 18 (24.66%) 4G
5 17 (23.29%) MPLS
6 14 (19.18%) LAN
6 14 (19.18%) LTE
7 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (13.70%) VoIP
8 10 (13.70%) VPN
9 9 (12.33%) WAN
10 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
10 8 (10.96%) Diameter Protocol
10 8 (10.96%) 2G
11 7 (9.59%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (9.59%) DNS
12 6 (8.22%) SSL
12 6 (8.22%) GSM
12 6 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.48%) Front Office
2 4 (5.48%) Back Office
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Network Engineer
1 21 (28.77%) Design Engineer
2 7 (9.59%) Network Design Engineer
2 7 (9.59%) IP Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Analyst
3 6 (8.22%) Architect
4 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Network Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Back Office Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Radio Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) RAN Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Statistics
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Handset
5 1 (1.37%) Economics
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (1.37%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.37%) BeagleBone
5 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
1 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (10.96%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (9.59%) Network Planning
4 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.22%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.85%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (6.85%) Network Management
5 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.85%) Validation
6 4 (5.48%) ITIL
6 4 (5.48%) Fault Management
6 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (4.11%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.11%) Product Management
7 3 (4.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) C
1 1 (1.37%) C++
1 1 (1.37%) Java
1 1 (1.37%) SQL
1 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (24.66%) CCNP
3 12 (16.44%) CCIE
4 9 (12.33%) Degree
5 8 (10.96%) CCNA
6 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.22%) CCDP
7 6 (8.22%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (8.22%) CCSA
7 6 (8.22%) CCSE
8 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.11%) CCDA
10 2 (2.74%) ISEB
10 2 (2.74%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.37%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (54.79%) Cisco
2 19 (26.03%) CheckPoint
3 18 (24.66%) Juniper
4 7 (9.59%) Huawei
5 6 (8.22%) F5
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.48%) Actix
8 3 (4.11%) Greenplum
8 3 (4.11%) Nokia
8 3 (4.11%) Mapinfo
9 2 (2.74%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.74%) Nortel
9 2 (2.74%) Remedy
9 2 (2.74%) Cramer
10 1 (1.37%) VMware
10 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.37%) Google
10 1 (1.37%) ComArch
10 1 (1.37%) Websense
10 1 (1.37%) Brocade
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